Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


​Multibillion-dollar First Nations plan considers electric crude-by-rail to Alaska

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 2:35 PM MST

In 2013, when oil was selling for US$100 per barrel and oil pipeline proposals like Northern Gateway and Trans Mountain…

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​BC says natural resources sector linked to innovation industry of the future

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 2:22 PM MST

The future of the B.C. economy will not be a story of the nascent tech sector replacing the natural resources…

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BC sees Alberta as potential expanded market for its power, but is Alberta even interested?

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 1:50 PM MST

Judging by comments made last week by B.C.’s deputy minister of energy, mines and petroleum resources, the BC Utilities Commission…

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​Alberta key to Canada’s climate action plan: Notley

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 1:47 PM MST

If an election were held today, Jason Kenney and his newly merged United Conservative Party would likely unseat Rachel Notley’s…

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​Rachel Notley greeted in Vancouver with applause, protest signs

Friday, December 1, 2017, 2:11 PM MST

Under normal circumstances, an NDP premier from Alberta – especially one who worked as a staffer, alongside John Horgan, for…

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​Geothermal energy optimism heats up in BC

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 3:10 PM MST

Regardless of whether the BC NDP government decides to finish or cancel Site C dam, proponents of geothermal power are…

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​Vancouver, FortisBC partner to produce more renewable natural gas, convert fleets

Monday, November 27, 2017, 2:22 PM MST

Despite the City of Vancouver’s war on natural gas, the city and FortisBC, B.C.’s natural gas utility, have reached an…

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BC LNG prospects take another blow with new duties on modules

Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 2:25 PM MST

Even before a US$43-billion LNG project involving major Chinese players in Alaska was announced on November 8, companies with LNG…

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​Did China just blow B.C.’s LNG hopes out of the water?

Friday, November 10, 2017, 1:37 PM MST

Just three and a half months after Petronas and its partners pulled the plug on a $36 billion liquefied natural…

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Did the NEB miss the boats on Trans Mountain?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 2:27 PM MDT

When Enbridge volunteered to improve oil tanker safety measures for its doomed Northern Gateway pipeline project, it might have set…

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‘Whittling down' of marginal Canadian LNG projects makes sense, real players still standing: Analyst

Friday, September 15, 2017, 2:17 PM MDT

Another large liquefied natural gas project planned for B.C. has been cancelled.Nexen, owned by China’s CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO), announced today…

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​Thomas Berger to lead BC legal challenge against Trans Mountain

Friday, August 11, 2017, 7:35 AM MDT

B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman says Kinder Morgan "cannot put shovels in the ground" until it has met all conditions…

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