Bitumen or no bitumen? That is the question in the pipeline

Energy On Thursday, Enbridge CEO Patrick Daniel told Reuters that the company “would prefer to supply natural gas to the Kitimat liquefied natural gas plant in British Columbia over any other export project in western Canada.” That immediately raised a … Continue reading

We’re not afraid of Kitimat, Oregon rivals say, as papers filed for LNG export terminal permit

Energy The Jordan Cove Energy Project, often cited by energy industry experts as Kitimat’s chief west coast rival as a liquified natural gas export project,  sent a $50 filing fee to the United States Treasury on Friday,  thus notifying the … Continue reading

Links: Japan seeking more sources of LNG

Energy LNG Links Post-earthquake Japan is said to be one of the main markets for liquified natural gas that will flow through the LNG terminals under construction and proposed for the port of Kitimat. Since the earthquake Japan has been … Continue reading

“Front End Engineering” begins for BC LNG

Energy The Hart Energy  E&P (exploration and production) newsletter is reporting that an Overland,  Kansas based company, Black & Veatch,  a multi-billion dollar, employee-owned engineering firm founded in 1915,  is beginning front end engineering (FEED) for the second proposed Kitimat … Continue reading

Energy media turns its eyes on Kitimat, LNG and Enbridge

The prospect of Kitimat becoming a major port for export of Liquified Natural Gas was bound eventually to spark interest in the media covering the energy sector. This week, photos of Kitimat mayor Joanne Monaghan turned up on as the … Continue reading

Three pipeline builders race to reach new markets Keystone, TMX and Gateway: Alberta Oil

Alberta Oil    Three pipeline builders race to reach new markets Keystone, TMX and Gateway – radically different but equally controversial Pipelines have never been so popular. For years, the steel conduits followed unseen routes. They carried rivers of crude … Continue reading

Shell says it’s looking at B.C. Coast for new LNG terminal: Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Sun Shell says it’s looking at B.C. Coast for new LNG terminal Shell Canada says it is investigating the potential for a new liquid natural gas terminal to be located on the B.C. coast. Shell “is interested in, and … Continue reading

The case for co-operation Why Shawn Atleo and Pat Daniel should have lunch: Alberta Oil

Alberta Oil The case for co-operation Why Shawn Atleo and Pat Daniel should have lunch A great, though as-yet untapped, ally in the quest to deliver Alberta crude to the Far East could be Assembly of First Nations National Chief … Continue reading