Hydraulic fracturing scientific review panel announced

The British Columbia government is moving forward with an independent scientific review of hydraulic fracturing to ensure it is meeting the highest safety and environmental standards – energy, mines and petroleum resources minister Michelle Mungall announced today. The review will be carried out by a three-member independent panel consisting of a professor of hydrogeology, a […]

Shipyard equipped to meet demand for LNG vessels

Seaspan Shipyards demonstrates its capabilities with liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessel engine conversions in the wake of a major project milestone. Victoria Shipyards (VSL) was selected by TOTE Maritime Alaska to carry out the yard production work and docking necessary for the conversion of their two TOTE Orca class vessels to dual-fuel systems, a process […]

Public comment invited on proposed B.C. spill regulations

The provincial government is seeking input from British Columbians on its next steps to defend B.C.’s land, coast and waters from oil spills. “We understand the personal connection British Columbians have with our environment and how passionate we all are in making sure it is not put at undue risk from potential spills,” said George […]