Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 

​B.C., California pay the highest gas prices in part because of climate strategy

Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 7:23 AM MDT

Last week, Vancouver once again earned the dubious distinction of breaking a North American record for high gasoline prices, when…

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Government ‘clear as mud’ on Trans Mountain: IEEFA

Sunday, April 14, 2019, 5:54 PM MDT

Finding details on the financial transactions on the Trans Mountain pipeline requires a lot of digging.How much has the Canadian…

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​B.C. clean-tech companies taking lead in capturing the growing carbon market

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:29 AM MDT

In the Canadian carbon-capture space, Carbon Engineering has been grabbing most of the headlines lately.The B.C. company recently closed a…

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​World’s largest CO2 pipeline under construction in Alberta

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT

A new $470 million pipeline is being built in Alberta that will allow for production of an additional one billion…

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​LNG Canada to get new CEO

Monday, April 8, 2019, 8:09 PM MDT

After successfully bringing the $40 billion LNG Canada project to the starting line, the joint venture's CEO, Andy Calitz, is…

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The ‘Tesla of LNG’: Kitimat LNG commits to electrification

Friday, April 5, 2019, 7:28 AM MDT

A promise made in Kitimat this week that the Chevron-Woodside Kitimat LNG project would use electric drive would be a…

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B.C. fracking report recommends improvements to Montney regulatory regime

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT

B.C.’s existing regulations for hydraulic fracturing are “robust,” a special scientific panel reports.But it adds that the rapid adoption of…

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B.C. aims to clean up hundreds of orphan well sites

Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT

Plug “Dawson Creek” or “Fort Nelson” into Google Earth, and zoom into the surrounding rural areas, and you will see…

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Poll shows resurgence of western alienation over resource projects

Thursday, March 14, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT

Although the SNC-Lavalin lobbying brouhaha is currently sucking up most of the oxygen in Ottawa, simmering in the background is…

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​Canada lost $100B in energy projects in two years: report

Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 7:30 AM MDT

In just two years, under the Justin Trudeau government’s watch, $100 billion worth of energy projects were killed, cancelled or…

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Land-rich Terrace, B.C. braces for LNG boom

Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:29 AM MST

Kitimat, B.C. has the LNG Canada plant underway, but neighbouring, land-rich Terrace is preparing to act as the staging area…

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​B.C. LNG could benefit from new low-sulphur shipping rules

Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:18 AM MST

One of the options for the shipping industry as it scrambles to meet the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s new sulphur…

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