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Northern B.C. First Nations pitch NGL plant

Northern B.C. First Nations pitch NGL plant

The Lheidli T’enneh Nation and McLeod Lake Indian Band have partnered up with Formula Capital Corporation on a plan to develop a natural gas liquids extraction plant near Summit Lake north of Prince George.
Northeast B.C. housing starts up 40% last year: report

Northeast B.C. housing starts up 40% last year: report

The number of housing starts in northeast B.C. increased by 40% last year, according to a new report from the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. In 2020, 105 housing units began construction in Dawson Creek and Fort St.
Summer students wanted for gas plants

Summer students wanted for gas plants

AltaGas says it is looking to hire four power engineering students this summer to help with their Townsend and North Pine facilities.
ARC Resources, Seven Generations Energy announce merger

ARC Resources, Seven Generations Energy announce merger

ARC Resources Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. announced Wednesday a strategic combination of the two Montney producers.
Truck donation supports automotive students

Truck donation supports automotive students

Mechanics in training at Northern Lights College got a new set of wheels to work on today.
Prince Rupert port looks to surpass Montreal in volume

Prince Rupert port looks to surpass Montreal in volume

The Port of Prince Rupert is not resting on its laurels.
Forestry, mining, energy have shown resilience and innovation during the pandemic

Forestry, mining, energy have shown resilience and innovation during the pandemic

The natural resources sector has helped B.C.’s economy fare better than economies elsewhere in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the industry could drive the province’s economic recovery – if government allows it.
B.C. expected to eclipse Alberta as Canada’s largest natural gas producer

B.C. expected to eclipse Alberta as Canada’s largest natural gas producer

The year just passed was one of the worst in decades for Canada’s oil and gas sector.
Northeast B.C. Rig Report - Jan. 28

Northeast B.C. Rig Report - Jan. 28

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada estimates 420 wells will be drilled in British Columbia this year, up from from 367 wells in 2020. There were 19 of 44 rigs active in the northeast as of Jan. 28, according to RigLocator.
A business walk downtown

A business walk downtown

Lilia Hansen and Moira Green from Community Futures and Russ Beerling from the Fort St.