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LNG Canada optimistic on west coast exports

LNG Canada Chief Executive Andy Calitz is optimistic about export projects on Canada’s west coast despite increasing global competition.
By Staff reporter 13 October 2017 0 27967

LNG Canada Chief Executive Andy Calitz is optimistic about export projects on Canada’s west coast despite increasing global competition, high construction costs and the recent cancellation of two proposed facilities.

He said the proximity of Canadian projects to Asian markets made them competitive against other international LNG sellers.

However, he agreed at a recent energy roundtable event in Calgary that it is more expensive to build liquefaction projects and pipelines in British Columbia – where LNG Canada is planned – and that this will affect whether...