The hottest issue in Kitimat this summer is water, not oil. For us, this summer can be summed up by saying: “Water, water everywhere, but you can’t get there from here.” Even with David Black’s proposal for an oil … Continue reading →
Photogallery. For full screen mode with captions, click on the box to the right of the bottom menu bar. The long, magnificent fjord known as Douglas Channel was carved by a glacier thousands of years ago, some of the islands … Continue reading →
The United States Department of Transportation Maritime Administration has issued a call for a study that is calling into question the future of double-hulled oil tankers. On August 6, 2012 the Maritime Administration, also known as MARAD, issued a “solicitation” … Continue reading →
Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate for president of the United States today issued his “white paper” on energy policy. It calls for an integrated energy market with Canada, the United States and Mexico. Romney also endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s … Continue reading →
http://storify.com/nwcstenergynews/rio-tinto-worried-about-lng-shortage-in-australia On the opposite site of the world, Kitimat, site of the Rio Tinto Alcan aluminum smelter, is poised to become a major export port for Canadian liquefied natural gas.
The future of the Northern Gateway project is now completely in the hands of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s cabinet. Today, Friday, August 3, 2012, Environment Minister Peter Kent used the provisions of what the Harper government calls the Jobs, Growth … Continue reading →
It’s every muscian’s dream to make it On the Cover of the Rolling Stone. (And when Rolling Stone does investigative journalism, every politician’s nightmare). Now the venerable, storied music mag has discovered the Northern Gateway pipeline, running a story on … Continue reading →
The US agency that looks after pipelines, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, has issued an updated “Corrective Action Order” on the oil spill at Grand Marsh in Wisconsin, slamming Enbridge because the company’s “integrity management program may be … Continue reading →