Energy

opinion

Petronas's Silence on BC LNG Act Sends Disquieting Signal

Busy passing project terms, BC forgot to check on events abroad.

By Ng Weng Hoong, Today


opinion

'Perfect Storm' Engulfing Canada's Economy Perfectly Predictable

Years ago Andrew Nikiforuk, citing experts, warned where Stephen Harper's priorities would lead us.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Yesterday


news

As Site C Breaks Ground, Linked Union Declares Opposition

BCGEU cites First Nation infringement and loss of habitat in motion against controversial dam.

By Andrew MacLeod, 1 Aug 2015


news

Higher-risk 'Shallow Fracking' More Common than Suspected: Study

Lessons for BC, Alberta in new Stanford report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 27 Jul 2015


news

BC's Gas Export Hopes Face 'Scandal that Ate Malaysia'

Asian nation's PM, key to $36 billion LNG bid by Petronas, in corruption probe.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Jul 2015


opinion

Nine LNG Questions for British Columbians to Ask Their Politicians

Pressing queries in light of high-stakes Petronas agreement just passed.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 Jul 2015


news

Fracking Industry Has Changed Earthquake Patterns in Northeast BC

Impact on groundwater and migrating gases mostly unknown, critics say. A special report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 Jul 2015


news

BC LNG Deal Lets Petronas off Hook for Two Kinds of Emissions

Carbon 'free pass' imperils BC's climate targets, say critics.

By Carol Linnitt, 17 Jul 2015


opinion

Just How Bad Is BC's LNG Deal with Petronas?

This is a massive privatization of a public resource. And for what? Let's tally it up.

By Marc Lee, 14 Jul 2015


news

Flotilla Protesters Buoyed by Delay to $1.7 Billion LNG Plant

Woodfibre LNG puts enviro review on pause to address Squamish Nation concerns.

By Bob Mackin, 13 Jul 2015


opinion

This Election's about Canada's Frighteningly Near Future

Where will we be in less than a generation? The trends are alarming.

By Ian Gill, 1 Jul 2015


news

Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case

Jessica Ernst's charter claim hearing slated for 2016.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 1 Jul 2015


news

More Industry Linked Earthquakes Recorded in Alberta

New seismic reporting system 'a good start' but 'not foolproof,' says hazard expert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jun 2015


news

Scientists Call for Moratorium on New Oilsands Development

Consensus not an attack on Alberta, but an argument for 'Plan B,' signatories say.

By Crawford Kilian, 10 Jun 2015


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US Federal Report Confirms Water Pollution by Fracking

Based on limited data, EPA study finds no 'widespread' impacts.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Jun 2015


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Natural Gas Ministry Responds to Report Critical of LNG Prospects

Analyst David Hughes found BC gas reserves inflated, revenues overstated.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Jun 2015


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BC Natural Gas Reserves Inflated, Revenues Overstated, Report Finds

Analyst David Hughes offers another challenge to the province's nascent industry.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 26 May 2015


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BC LNG Lost Its Window of Opportunity, Study Finds

Projects unlikely to be economic for another decade: Oxford Institute energy report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 May 2015


news

Who Is BC's Big LNG Partner? A Petronas Primer

Group led by Malaysia's national oil company aims to build terminal near Prince Rupert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 May 2015


news

Economist Withdraws from Trans Mountain Review, Calling It 'Rigged'

Robyn Allan no longer involved in NEB review of Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 May 2015