LNG

Shell to be guinea pig for Canadian LNG

If successful, the LNG Canada development could be the first among many liquefaction projects in British Columbia If successful, the LNG Canada development could be the first among many liquefaction projects in British Columbia.
By Tom Hoskyns 2 October 2018 0 32746
Jesse Falls, in the Douglas Channel area near Kitimat, BC. (LNG Canada)

Shell’s commitment to developing the LNG Canada project in British Columbia is a bold move given the high capital cost involved, but it could encourage other West Coast developers to take the plunge.

Shell – alongside joint venture partners Petronas, PetroChina, Mitsubishi and Kogas – announced FID on the $31 billion project on Tuesday. The facility – located in Kitimat, around 1,000 km north of Vancouver – will comprise two trains amounting to 14 mtpa of capacity, with the option to add another...