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Canada’s Crude Oil Pacific Exports and Northern Gateway Likely Dead if Proposed Tanker Ban Becomes Law

Canada’s Crude Oil Pacific Exports and Northern Gateway Likely Dead if Proposed Tanker Ban Becomes Law

On Friday, the Canadian government introduced C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (Source: oilandgas360.com)It’s no longer living as a temporary moratorium or simply a political threat. On Friday Canada’s federal government introduced legislation that will turn its informal ban on crude oil tanker traffic off the North Coast of British Columbia into law. This…

Towns on the clock: What comes after coal for B.C.’s mining towns?

Towns on the clock: What comes after coal for B.C.’s mining towns?

By Josh Pagé and Liam Britten, CBC News Mining coal for steelmaking has been the way of life — a good life — for coal miners in towns like Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie for more than a century. But there’s also tension there, as coal truck driver Katie Bulger, who originally moved…

Uptick in drilling in northeastern B.C. good sign for Alberta producers

Uptick in drilling in northeastern B.C. good sign for Alberta producers

Increasingly empty industrial yards around the northeastern B.C. city of Fort St. John are a welcome sign for Jennifer Moore. Moore, a regional economic development officer, says the return of parked natural gas drilling rigs and related equipment to the field shows that a recovery is underway for one of…

Resource Development in Northern British Columbia

Resource Development in Northern British Columbia

Here in Northern BC the next 6 months will be busy with numerous projects in the natural resource sector. In the short term there are a number of events that will help set the pace forward for the next 10-20 years of business development. Cambridge House First up is the…

Vancouver Resources Investment Conference

Vancouver Resources Investment Conference

It appears that the thirst for mining and exploration is increasing and 2017 and is moving into positive territory. Vancouver Resources Investment Conference is taking place January 22-23 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Reviewing the companies presenting at this show it appears that the number of companies is a significant…

Federal Government Issues Key Water Licence for Seabridge Gold’s KSM Project

Federal Government Issues Key Water Licence for Seabridge Gold’s KSM Project

Toronto, Canada…Seabridge Gold Inc. (TSX: SEA) (NYSE:SA) announced today it has received a licence from the Government of Canada required for the construction, operation and maintenance of the Water Storage Facility and associated ancillary water works at its 100%-owned KSM Project located in northwestern BC.   The licence, as authorized within…

In Blow to Enbridge, Canada to Ban Oil Tankers Off Northern B.C. Coast

In Blow to Enbridge, Canada to Ban Oil Tankers Off Northern B.C. Coast

Canada Transportation Minister Marc Garneau made headlines this weekend when he announced that by the end of the year, a long-promised ban on oil tanker traffic will be put in place off the North Coast of British Columbia—weeks after the government was harshly criticized for its bungled response to a…

Oil and gas downturns in B.C. and Alberta ease Site C labour force concerns

Oil and gas downturns in B.C. and Alberta ease Site C labour force concerns

VICTORIA – Alberta’s loss is British Columbia’s gain as fears of labour shortages for the construction of the massive Site C dam evaporate amid a slump in the oil and gas industry, says a new report released Tuesday. The slowdown is providing a steady supply of skilled workers for the…

Gray Rock Resources announces non-brokered private private-placement

Gray Rock Resources announces non-brokered private private-placement

Gray Rock Resources Ltd. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding letter agreement (the “Agreement”) with DeCoors Mining Corp. (“DeCoors”) to acquire the Surprise Lake Property, located near Atlin, British Columbia, consisting of 32 mineral claims, and covering an area of 5,144 hectares, more…

Ottawa green lights natural gas pipeline in B.C.

Ottawa green lights natural gas pipeline in B.C.

Ottawa is moving ahead with a liquefied natural gas pipeline that could provide Alberta’s oil and gas industry with some hope to turn around the plunging economy. The LNG project will result in 19M tonnes of liquefied natural gas exported to lucrative markets in Asia every year. Click here to…

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