BC still send pipeline gas to US border instead of LNG to Asia

Wednesday, 03 May 2017

Aspiring to one day develop an LNG industry, the Canadian province of British Columbia is supporting plans by TransCanada to ship its gas via pipeline to border towns like Toronto to compete in the US market instead of shipping LNG cargoes to Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai. Conclusion of the tender fills up most of TransCanada’s idle pipeline capacity – a move seen to improve the competitiveness of Canadian natural gas which had lost out on price compared to US shale gas. 


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