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Shell officially shelves plans to build Prince Rupert LNG project

Royal Dutch Shell casts fresh doubt on B.C. LNG project due to funding

Shell skullby Yadullah Hussain, Financial Post, May 5, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell Plc. has cast doubts its liquefied natural gas export project in British Columbia will secure a final investment decision (FID) by the end of this year, further dashing the province ’s hopes of shipping LNG by 2020.

Shell’s LNG Canada in Kitimat is competing for funding dollars with two other company LNG projects, both in the United States, as well as with a chemicals plant in Pennsylvania, within the next 12 months, chief financial officer Simon Henry told investors during a conference call Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry

Shell pulls plug on long-delayed oil sands mine

Athabasca Chipewyan band files treaty rights challenge against Shell

SHAWN McCARTHY and CARRIE TAIT, The Globe and Mail, Monday, Oct. 01 2012

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation has launched a constitutional challenge to Royal Dutch Shell PLC’s application for approval of the proposed Jackpine oil sands mine expansion, saying neither the company nor the government has adequately consulted or accommodated its treaty rights. Read the rest of this entry

B.C., Haisla sign ownership deal for potential gas development site

Nathan VanderKlippe, The Globe and Mail, Sep. 14 2012

Protest in Vancouver against proposed Pacific Trails Pipeline at Apache corporate office, 2011.

The province of British Columbia has signed a deal allowing the Haisla First Nation to take ownership of a swath of coastal waterfront that could one day be used to build natural gas export facilities. Read the rest of this entry