by Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun, December 10, 2016
The consortium proposing a $40 billion liquefied natural gas development at Kitimat is calling for bids to find a new lead construction contractor looking to shore up costs while the project is under an indefinite delay. Read the rest of this entry
Joint venture is made up of Shell Canada, affiliates of PetroChina, Korea Gas and Mistubishi
By Laura Kane, The Canadian Press, Jan 6, 2016
A joint venture company led by Shell has obtained the first permit to build a liquefied natural gas export facility in northern British Columbia, but the company has yet to make a final commitment to go ahead with the project. Read the rest of this entry
Mine will create $17 billion in taxes, royalties and create 750 full time jobs, Shell says
Angela Sterritt CBC News, Dec 09, 2013
The largest known reservoir of crude bitumen in the world is about to get even bigger, but Alice Rigney is in no mood to celebrate.
Rigney was raised in Northern Alberta on the Athabasca River that now runs directly through multiple oil sands projects.
“That river is our lifeline and has been for thousands of years. It has always sustained us with fish, food, water and travel – everything,” said Rigney. Read the rest of this entry
Environment minister says negative environmental effect is ‘justified in the circumstances’
CBC News/The Canadian Press, Dec 06, 2013
Shell Canada’s Jackpine oilsands mine expansion plan has received the go-ahead from Ottawa, despite the environment minister’s view that it’s “likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.” Read the rest of this entry
Mark Hume, The Globe and Mail, Tuesday, Dec. 18 2012
Oil and gas development is to be banned from a 400,000-hectare area in northwestern British Columbia known as the Sacred Headwaters, The Globe and Mail has learned.
In an announcement, expected Tuesday, the B.C. government will confirm that Shell Canada Ltd. is immediately abandoning plans for drilling in the area where the headwaters of the Skeena, Nass and Stikine rivers are located. Read the rest of this entry