Shell’s LNG Canada Seen as Tip of the LNG Mega-Project Iceberg

By Sabina Zawadzki LONDON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The launch of a massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada has finally fired the starting gun on a wave of plan approvals around the world, needed to avoid a supply crunch after 2020. Royal Dutch Shell said it would export LNG from Western Canada by 2025 after approving a $14 billion project, hot on the heels of … [Read more...]

Shell’s LNG Canada `Sprints’ Ahead as Asian Partners Give OK

By Jasmine Wang, Stephen Stapczynski and Aibing Guo (Bloomberg) -- Two of Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s Asian partners in a liquefied natural gas venture in western Canada approved their share of the investment, pushing the multibillion-dollar development one step closer to a final approval. The board of PetroChina Co., the nation’s largest oil and gas company, approved its $3.46 … [Read more...]

Australia And Canada To Monitor North Korean Ships

By Alison Bevege SYDNEY, April 28 (Reuters) - Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Saturday the country will send a military patrol aircraft to monitor North Korean vessels suspected of transferring prohibited goods in defiance of United Nations sanctions. Canada also plans to deploy patrol aircraft for such activities, and surveillance planes from both … [Read more...]

Bulk Carrier Under Tow After Losing Steering Off Nova Scotia

A 143-meter bulk carrier is under tow back to port after losing steering off Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. The vessel, the Barbados-flagged Nordika Desgagnes, was sailing from Montreal on Thursday when it suffered a steering gear failure, requiring the vessel to be towed. The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir Wilfred Grenfell was on scene providing assistance. The owner of … [Read more...]