British Columbia Getting Ready for LNG Workforce
Boasting a direct sea route across the Pacific Ocean to lucrative Asian markets, British Columbia could become a major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export hub within the next decade. In fact, seven liquefaction projects representing tens of billions of dollars in capital investment have been proposed along the Western Canadian province's extensive coastline. Proposed British Columbia LNG export terminals, and their prospective developers, include:
- Kitimat LNG, Apache Canada Ltd. and Chevron Canada
- LNG Canada, Shell Canada Ltd., PetroChina Company Limited, Korea Gas Corp., Mitsubishi Corp.
- Pacific Northwest LNG, Progress Energy Canada (PETRONAS and JAPEX)
- Prince Rupert LNG, BG Group
- Douglas Channel LNG, BC LNG Export Co-operative LLC (LNG Partners and Haisla Nation)
- Woodfibre LNG Project, Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited (Pacific Oil & Gas Limited)
- Aurora LNG, Nexen (CNOOC Limited), INPEX Corp. and JGC Corp.
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