Shell’s LNG terminal plans “substantially larger” than rivals: Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail reports Shell eyes LNG terminal in B.C. that would overshadow Kitimat

A group of major international energy partners led by Royal Dutch Shell PLC is contemplating an LNG export terminal for the British Columbia coast that is substantially larger than a rival’s project that could soon begin construction.

Shell, which has teamed with Korea Gas Corp., China National Petroleum Co. and Mitsubishi Corp., is looking to load 1.8 billion cubic feet a day of natural gas onto tankers bound for Asian markets, officials with Spectra Energy Corp. ) revealed Tuesday.

The Globe and Mail says Spectra spokesman Peter Murchland said Shell project would generate 1.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas a day, That compares to the 1.4-billion cubic feet a day proposed by Kitimat LNG,