Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


Divestment can’t hold back ocean of demand for oil: analysts

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT

At first blush, Norway’s decision to shed billions of dollars worth of oil and gas holdings might sound like a…

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​Socially responsible investing goes mainstream

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

Divesting from a sector considered bad for humanity – whether tobacco, oil or firearms – is only one side of…

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UBC study underscores need for continuous monitoring of fugitive methane emissions

Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

A new study that demonstrates atmospheric pressure can increase or decrease methane emissions from leaky oil and gas wells underscores…

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​Pinnacle inks export deal with Japan for B.C. wood fuel pellets

Monday, October 21, 2019, 7:12 AM MDT

A new contract signed with a Japanese company will boost exports of wood fuel pellets from B.C. by 5%, says…

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​New First Nations partnership wants in on LNG

Friday, October 11, 2019, 7:20 AM MDT

Four First Nations in northwest B.C. are planning to get in on the LNG industry, and they are framing their…

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​Andrew Weaver to step aside as B.C. Green Party Leader

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7:05 AM MDT

Andrew Weaver will not seek re-election in the next provincial election and will step aside as leader of the BC…

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B.C. ideally positioned to develop a $15 billion hydrogen industry: study

Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 7:08 AM MDT

If Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May had her way, 70% of natural gas production in Canada would be…

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​First shipment of semi-solid bitumen on its way to China

Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7:33 AM MDT

A test shipment of bitumen oil from Alberta is on its way to China, but it didn’t get to a…

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​B.C. granted injunction against Alberta's 'turn-off-the-taps' act

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 2:57 PM MDT

The Federal Court of Canada has granted the Government of B.C.’s application for an injunction against Alberta’s Bill-12 – the…

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​Cummins invests in Vancouver fuel cell company

Friday, September 20, 2019, 7:16 AM MDT

Cummins Inc., one of the world’s largest heavy duty truck engine manufacturers, is continuing its move into the hydrogen fuel…

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Is Canada really handing $42B of LNG steel work to China?

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 7:33 AM MDT

A major industry association says the federal government is shipping $42 billion worth of steel work for LNG projects to…

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​Boom and gloom in British Columbia’s north

Monday, September 16, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

Sawmill closures are dragging down an otherwise strong economy in northern British Columbia, driven by energy projects. As of May…

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