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Cattle price drops 40 per cent from 2015, causing trouble for local ranchers

Cattle price drops 40 per cent from 2015, causing trouble for local ranchers

'You do what you have to do to get by,' said local rancher Larry Fossum
Western Canadian oil and natural gas drilling activity drops significantly from 2014

Western Canadian oil and natural gas drilling activity drops significantly from 2014

Summer rig activity in 2016 fell 60 per cent from 2014 numbers
​Tourmaline acquires assets from Shell

​Tourmaline acquires assets from Shell

Tourmaline Oil Corp. has entered into an agreement with Shell Canada Energy to acquire strategic assets located in the Alberta Deep Basin and the northeast B.C. Montney Complex for total consideration of $1.
AltaGas green lights North Pine project

AltaGas green lights North Pine project

AltaGas is moving forward with plans to build its North Pine natural gas liquids facility north of Fort St. John. The company announced Wednesday its final investment decision on the project, to be built 40 kilometres northwest of the city.
Construction lobby group joins Resource Municipalities Coalition

Construction lobby group joins Resource Municipalities Coalition

Similar mindsets carry powerful message and a loud voice, ICBA VP says
Encana to spend up to $300M to grow Montney liquids production

Encana to spend up to $300M to grow Montney liquids production

Encana plans to spend between $200 to $300 million in 2017 as it ramps up production of its liquids-rich holdings in the Montney. The company laid out its plans for the basin in a presentation in New York on Oct.
Towerbirch pipeline expansion gets conditional green light

Towerbirch pipeline expansion gets conditional green light

Second layer of consultation will be needed on $439M expansion project
North Pine liquids facility approved

North Pine liquids facility approved

The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission has approved a permit for AltaGas to build and operate its proposed North Pine Liquids Separation Facility. AltaGas announced it had received the permit Sept.
Chamber speaker talks importance of professional advice

Chamber speaker talks importance of professional advice

It’s Small Business Month in Canada and the Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce is looking to give local entrepreneurs a pep talk on the importance of expert advice.
Viterra takes over Fort St. John grain elevator operations

Viterra takes over Fort St. John grain elevator operations

Viterra has officially assumed operations of the Fort St. John grain elevator, the company has announced. In a statement on Tuesday, the company said it took over operations of the Fort St. John grain elevator through a lease agreement on Sept. 1.