Resources & Agriculture

BIV's resources and agriculture coverage provides the latest news in the mining, oil and gas, agriculture and fisheries sectors in Vancouver and British Columbia

Divestment can’t hold back ocean of demand for oil: analysts

Offloading fossil fuel stocks may dry up capital for Canadian oil and gas producers, but it won’t quench the world’s thirst for petroleum

Pinnacle inks deal with Japan for wood pellets

Pinnacle to see exports increase, but struggles to find wood waste supply

Tourmaline to spend $1.7 billion in northeast B.C. over the next five years

Fort St. John, B.C. — Tourmaline Oil Corp. says it remains bullish on its operations in northeast B.C. and plans to spend $1.7 billion on gas exploration and development here over the next five...

Liberals pledge to phase out open-net salmon farms

Federal party commits to working with B.C. government to close facilities by 2025

Husky sells Prince George Refinery

Calgary, Prince George, B.C. – One of Canada’s smallest refineries has been sold. Husky Energy announced on Oct. 4 it has reached an agreement for the sale of its Prince George Refinery to Tidewater...

Salmon swimming through dire straits

Seafood society suspends its own MSC certification over lack of stock assessment

Liberal campaign promise to transform B.C. salmon farms by 2025 baffles industry

VICTORIA — A Liberal promise to transition salmon farms in British Columbia from ocean net pens to closed containment systems in just over five years is being slammed as careless by the aquaculture...

Hydrogen could be off-ramp from the natural gas bridge

B.C. is ideally positioned to develop a $15 billion hydrogen industry, research finds

2019 BC CEO Awards: Randy Smallwood

President and CEO of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. was instrumental in the creation of a disruptive new mine financing model

Trudeau government targets B.C. fish farming

Liberal platform pledges to phase out open-net fish farms by 2025