BC Mining News

Investment in Canada’s oil sands to fall more than 30% this year

Meanwhile, the country’s overall oil production is expected to reach 5.3 million barrels a day by 2030, which is 1.1 million barrels per day lower than last year's expectations.

Crude from oil sands not dirty: European Union

The EU new plan changes how refiners label the carbon intensity of their fuel.

Canada's oil sands to remain unhurt by falling crude prices

Producers’ limited export pipeline capacity coupled with the end of the U.S. summer driving season has tend to lead to oil surpluses, sending prices down. .. Not this year.

Northern Gateway pipeline unlikely to start in 2018

The firm no longer expects to complete its $7.3 billion (and climbing) project in four years.

Canadian oil sands economic impact highly overrated: poll

A majority of Canadians overestimate the contribution the oil sands make to the world’s 11th largest economy, a study published Friday reveals.

Ottawa says yes to Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline

The decision will determine Canada’s role as an energy-rich nation in a world trying to balance rising power demands with the dangers of climate change.

Politicians and business leaders urge approval of Northern Gateway

A group of politicians and business leaders have written an open letter in support of Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.

Countdown begins for decision on Northern Gateway pipeline

After being conditionally approved in December, the federal cabinet had 180 days to announce its final decision on the pipeline. This makes the deadline June 17.

Taseko fights for New Prosperity, files second judicial review application

Says government held 'inappropriate closed door meetings with opponents' of the proposed mine.

Enbridge earnings rise in Q3; CEO encouraged by BC-Alberta energy agreement

Net income for the quarter more than double last year's Q3.

BC and Alberta one step closer to moving Alberta's oil to Asian markets

Alberta and BC premiers reach framework agreement on moving energy resources.

Enbridge’s oil lines in Alberta still shut after weekend spill

Major oil Canadian pipelines that move almost 1 million barrels per day (bpd) of Alberta oil sands crude, remained shut on Monday.

Burkina Faso is a good place for gold mining: Goldrush Resources

Vancouver-based junior miner discusses exploration and mining in the west African nation.

Exxon Mobile seeks NEB approval to export 30m tonnes of LNG from BC

Exxon and Imperial are seeking to export for a period of 25 years.

Northern Gateway restrictions could hurt other pipelines: Kinder Morgan

The Joint Review Panel’s 199 requirements for the Northern Gateway pipeline could have a negative impact on BC’s other proposed pipeline

Behind the numbers on 4 leading-edge LNG projects

Two catalysts ratcheted up investor interest in west coast liquefied natural gas.

Northern Gateway panel final arguments begin today

The oral argument process is the final step in the two-year Joint Review Panel process.

BC Ferries weighs costs of LNG ship fuel option

Ferry operator could save millions annually if its fleet ran on liquefied natural gas.

Enbridge CEO still bullish over Northern Gateway

Al Monaco said he retains hope pipeline will eventually get the go-ahead.

Coal conundrum: Employment vs. environment

Proposed terminal expansion will deliver desperately needed jobs, Surrey dock boss says; So what, counter critics

BC rejects oil pipeline proposal for Enbridge's Northern Gateway

Government cites lack of sufficient answers about environmental issues.

Kinder Morgan forges ahead with pipeline expansion plan

Trans Mountain Pipeline submitted a project description to the National Energy Board, Canada's independent industry regulator.

Surrey Board of Trade endorses controversial coal expansion

Fraser Surrey Docks has applied to Port Metro Vancouver to handle an additional four million tonnes of coal.

BC rejects new coal mine for Vancouver Island

Compliance Energy Corp.'s application found deficient by the provincial environmental assessment office.

Low prices keep Canadian gas production in holding pattern

A massive anticipated demand for new gas supplies by the liquefied natural gas industry in BC has yet to result in any increase gas field activity.