PetroChina went on a multi-billion dollar natural gas buying spree Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, picking up shares in operations in both Canada and Australia. In Canada, Encana, one of the partners in the Kitimat LNG project, signed a joint venture … 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.
Apache said Tuesday, May 22, 2012, that it expects the first LNG cargo leave the Kitimat terminal for Asia sometime in 2016, with possible further expansion in the future. Patrick Cassidy, director of Apache’s Investor relations division, was making a … Continue reading →
Shell Canada has confirmed that, with three partners, it is developing a giant proposed liquified natural gas export facility at Kitimat. The project could see up to 12 million tonnes of LNG exported from Kitimat each year. What the companies … Continue reading →
It looks like the Chinese curse (and journalist’s blessing) “May you live in interesting times,” has come to Kitimat, especially when it comes to selling LNG to Asia. In the past months the world liquified natural gas market has become … Continue reading →