Canadian provinces may need LNG and unconventionals to meet future demand

By Staff reporter 5 July 2017

The decline in offshore and onshore gas production in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will conflict with rising demand in the Canadian provinces over the next 20 years, according to a study, Economic potential of onshore oil and gas in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, by the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI).

Fracking technology could help provide access to large gas reserves, the study reported, but fracking is banned in both provinces.

CERI outlined three scenarios in its study. The first leaves the fracking moratorium...

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