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Factsheet: LNG project proposals in British Columbia

November 6, 2013

These are the export projects in various stages of development as of Oct. 30, 2013:

Discovery LNG
Proponent: Quicksilver Resources Canada
Location: Campbell River

Douglas Channel Energy project
Proponent: Douglas Channel Energy Partnership (Texas company/ Haisla Nation partnership/Golar LNG)
Location: Kitimat (floating facility)

Kitimat LNG
Proponent: Apache Corp. and Chevron Canada
Location: Kitimat

LNG Canada
Proponent: Shell Canada and their co-venture partners – KOGAS, Mitsubishi, and PetroChina
Location: Kitimat

Pacific Northwest LNG
Proponent: PETRONAS/Progress Energy/JAPEX
Location: Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert LNG
Proponent: BG Group
Location: Prince Rupert

Triton LNG Limited Partnership
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Proponents: AltaGas Ltd. and Idemitsu Canada Corporation
Location: No site has been chosen, but Kitimat and Prince Rupert are under consideration.

Woodfibre LNG Project
Proponent: Woodfibre Natural Gas Limited
Location: Squamish

In addition to the list above, four international LNG project proposals came forward earlier this year following an Expression of Interest (EOI) by the provincial government on Crown land near Prince Rupert. The proponents that provided an EOI were:

  • CNOOC, China’s largest producer of oil and gas, and Nexen Inc., an international upstream oil and gas company that develops energy resources in the UK’s North Sea, offshore West Africa, the United States and Western Canada. The proposal also includes INPEX Corporation, a petroleum company based out of Japan, and JGC, a leading global engineering company.
  • Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company, which now operates six of the seven LNG processing trains in Australia.
  • SK E&S, a multi-utility player in Northeast Asia’s gas and electricity business, based in Korea.
  • Imperial Oil Resources Limited, one of Canada’s largest corporations, and ExxonMobil Canada Ltd., the world’s largest international oil and gas company.


Sandra Steilo
Media Relations
Ministry of Natural Gas Development
250 952-0617

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