Fighting fires: Wildfire prevention a key planning consideration for B.C. oil and gas

By Andrea Danelak With Canadian wildfires making international headlines, it’s no surprise fire prevention is at the forefront of the minds of those working in the oil and gas industry. While the fires in Fort McMurray exacted a toll on Canadian oil operations and the economy, other provinces have also felt significant impacts from wildfires […]

B.C. workers first in line for jobs: Province secures environmental benefits in agreement with Trans Mountain

The provincial government and Trans Mountain announced a final benefits agreement today that will see B.C. workers having priority for construction jobs resulting from Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline project. The agreement also provides up to $1 billion for the Province for projects that protect the environment and benefit communities. The initial benefits agreement was […]

Fort St. John will be heard

By Deb Smith The day Fort St. John No.1 well hit gas in 1951 marked the beginning of the huge oil and gas industry in northeastern B.C. and an economic boom that would carry the small settlement forward to becoming the largest centre north of Prince George. Today, tens of thousands of oil and gas […]