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September land sale tops $2.7 million, largest sale so far in 2016

September land sale tops $2.7 million, largest sale so far in 2016

The B.C. government brought in $2.77 million at its September land sale this week, the highest at a single sale so far this year. The province has three months left in 2016 (three sales left) to evade the record low of $16.72 million set in 1982.
Northeast unemployment falls for fourth-straight month, but remains B.C.’s highest

Northeast unemployment falls for fourth-straight month, but remains B.C.’s highest

Northeast B.C.’s unemployment rate fell for the fourth month in a row in August, but the region continued to have the highest percentage of joblessness in British Columbia. The region registered an 8.
B.C. natural gas export volumes climb, but value sinks

B.C. natural gas export volumes climb, but value sinks

Natural gas accounted for 3.6 per cent of B.C. exports in the first half of this year
Enbridge to buy Spectra Energy

Enbridge to buy Spectra Energy

Deal worth $37 billion
Sale of Walter Energy mines impending, Brule mine could reopen

Sale of Walter Energy mines impending, Brule mine could reopen

Company in the running has plans to immediately reopen the Brule mine, hire 200
NEB approves Spectra Energy Jackfish Lake pipeline expansion

NEB approves Spectra Energy Jackfish Lake pipeline expansion

Two 36-inch pipeline loops to the Fort St. John mainline will transport sales-quality natural gas
Province approves $235M Plateau pipeline project

Province approves $235M Plateau pipeline project

Key pipeline for Woodfibre LNG also approved
Home2 Suites by Hilton set to open doors in Fort St. John

Home2 Suites by Hilton set to open doors in Fort St. John

Ninety new hotel rooms are soon to open to travellers in Fort St. John. The Home2 Suites by Hilton is slated to open Aug. 24. All that’s needed is some remaining furniture to be delivered and put in the rooms.
August oil and gas land sale totals $950K

August oil and gas land sale totals $950K

This month's land sale marked an improvement over August 2015 numbers. But it's a far cry from August 2014, when the province netted more than $3 million
Birchcliff, Painted Pony boost capital spending, drilling program

Birchcliff, Painted Pony boost capital spending, drilling program

Birchcliff Energy and Painted Pony Petroleum have beefed up their capital spending forecasts for 2016, allowing for more than a dozen new wells to be drilled in the region.