Nelson Bennett

Nelson Bennett is a reporter with Business in Vancouver. 


Coastal GasLink protests underscore rift between elected and hereditary chiefs

Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:13 AM MST

Last week’s arrest of 14 protesters, including hereditary clan members of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation, over the Coastal GasLink pipeline…

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​Occidental, Chevron join Bill Gates as investors in Squamish’s Carbon Engineering

Thursday, January 10, 2019, 7:20 AM MST

Two major oil and gas companies are taking an equity stake in Carbon Engineering, the B.C. company that developed a…

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​More B.C. LNG announcements likely this year

Friday, January 4, 2019, 7:32 AM MST

New jobs are expected to be created in 2019 as preliminary work begins on two LNG projects and associated pipelines…

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​Trans Mountain expansion not expected to resume before Alberta provincial election

Friday, January 4, 2019, 7:30 AM MST

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will continue to generate a lot of headlines in 2019, energy experts say. Whether it…

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​Natural gas plays in Canada’s new plan to phase out coal power

Friday, December 14, 2018, 7:08 AM MST

The federal government has announced details on how it plans to phase out coal power in Canada by 2030.Natural gas…

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New B.C. climate strategy appears to absorb impact of near-term LNG

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:43 PM MST

British Columbia will need to increase its use of its already clean electricity in many sectors of the economy, invest…

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Are hydrogen fuel cells still in the race to drive the car of the future?

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:07 PM MST

It’s ironic that in Vancouver, where Ballard Power Systems pioneered the hydrogen fuel cell, there are still only about a…

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​Advocates float idea to 'future-proof' B.C. natural gas industry with hydrogen exports

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 7:21 AM MST

LNG has been called a “bridge” fuel that will help countries meet climate change objectives, because it is a lower-carbon…

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Coastal GasLink files injunction against First Nations road blockade

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 7:37 AM MST

Coastal GasLink, the TransCanada Corp. subsidiary that is building the $6.2 billion natural gas pipeline for the LNG Canada project,…

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​Drilling down on LNG Canada’s predicted tax bonanza

Friday, November 23, 2018, 7:24 AM MST

An LNG industry in B.C. may not be the $100 billion bonanza that former premier Christy Clark once promised.But even…

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B.C. economy to get a big boost from LNG Canada

Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 7:23 AM MST

British Columbia’s economic growth, which has begun to slow, can expect a significant boost starting around 2019 and 2020 from…

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LNG Canada held up as model for successful investing in Canada

Tuesday, November 20, 2018, 7:23 AM MST

When the partners in LNG Canada were looking to invest in a major new LNG project somewhere in the world,…

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