LNG Mining News

Mining companies to build LNG plant in western Canada

The idea is to power the Casino copper-gold mine in the Yukon and Selwyn’s zinc-lead mine in the Yukon-Northwest Territories.

The 'shale game' is the future for oil and gas: Joe Durante

Negative sentiment around Canadian oil and gas companies has led to a unique opportunity in the past several years.

Supermajors balk at Canadian LNG profit tax

Profits from LNG projects will be taxed at an initial rate of 1.5% but the rate will rise to as much as 7% after companies recover the costs of building the shipping terminals.

The most important question top stock pickers Keith Schaefer, Eric Coffin and Lawrence Roulston ask company presidents

Payback time? Fallback plan? Money in the bank? What would you ask the CEO of a company you were considering investing in?

British Columbia to pump $29 million into LNG development

The province has also announced a two-tier income tax on the LNG industry.

Porter Stansberry: Are you playing the right energy trend?

Are you cashing in on America's free energy source? Porter Stansberry of Stansberry & Associates is more bullish than ever on what he calls America's 'free energy,' natural gas.

Market disruptor: Nuclear restarts spells trouble for LNG

If Japan moves to restart some or all of its nuclear reactors, many LNG terminals may cease to be profitable.

Mackenzie Gas Project delay continues as costs increase 40%

Total price tag at $18.82 billion.

Mining jobs in Australia to stage a comeback

Resource industry employment expected to grow 11% in the next five years.

China pours additional $2b into Queensland Curtis LNG

Stake increased to 25%.

The 5 biggest Australian mining services project cancellations

Chinese slowdown, weak commodity prices, rising costs, politics and poor business confidence sent these five monster mining services projects to the shelf.

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.

Behind the numbers on 4 leading-edge LNG projects

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

BC Ferries weighs costs of LNG ship fuel option

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

Petronas to invest $20 billion in Canadian LNG project to supply Asia

Company believes LNG will be vital to meeting growing energy demand.

Two big investing themes in the oil markets right now

Interview with fund manager Chris Theal of Kootenay Capital.

A futures market for LNG?

The spot LNG market is growing, and fast.

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.

Australia aims to be largest LNG exporter in 5 years

The country's production will approach 90 million tonnes a year by 2018.

Four energy companies vie to build LNG in Prince Rupert

BC government has received four new proposals.

Sex, drugs, rock'n'roll all get a boost from Aussie mining boom

Australia now a key destination for foreign sex workers, illegal narcotics and touring rock bands

Exponential gains in solar efficiency could make it half the price of coal by 2030

Researchers believe Moore's Law is applicable to solar power

China's share of global export market rises to over 11%

China gains despite global contraction

78% of Americans believe climate change is a reality in wake of Hurricane Sandy

Natural disaster bolsters climate change convictions

PetroChina to develop shale gas in Alberta via partnership with Encana

Deal should be exempt from Harper's new foreign investment rules due to PetroChina's minority stake