Canada in the race to build LNG export terminals and capture growing demand from Asian countries

Since 2011, 24 LNG projects have been issued long-term export licences in Canada. Canada only has one operational LNG terminal – Canaport LNG’s regasification import terminal located in Saint John, New Brunswick. Proposals for developing 18 LNG export facilities currently exist. They include five in eastern Canada – two in Quebec, three in Nova Scotia – and 13 others on its west coast, all in British Columbia.

The largest of the proposed LNG export terminals is LNG Canada’s export terminal, one of the largest ever infrastructure projects in Canada. Construction on the Can$40Bn terminal has already begun. In January, it awarded contracts worth Can$937M and it’s good news for communities.

For First Nations communities, it is delivering on the opportunities we have committed to that will help the Nations address issues of poverty, unemployment and skills development.” according to LNG Canada’s director external relations Susannah Pierce who adds “For local communities, it is the opportunity for young people to find employment that allows them to remain living in the North.”

Join us for a presentation about the LNG Canada export facility at the Petroleum Joint Venture Association’s Luncheon on February 14, 2019 from 11:15am to 1:00pm at the Calgary Petroleum Club with speaker Steve Corbin, Executive Project Director for LNG Canada speaking on the topic “Building on the promise of LNG in Canada”.

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