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

Rejection of 40-year contracts sparks power debate

Refusal to renew small-hydro deals raises questions about B.C.’s future electricty needs

Trans Mountain expansion now well underway

More than 2,000 workers now employed on twinning project

Another market mystery: High gasoline prices in B.C.

BCUC investigation unable to explain mysterious $0.13 premium B.C. consumers pay for gas in the province

Cannabis extraction firms seek high yields

Some producers perfecting methods; others look for partnerships

LNG provides ‘quick wins’ for global GHG reductions: IEA

IEA says electrified LNG plants could result in significant GHG reductions

$40 billion megaproject begins to take shape in Kitimat

One thousand workers are preparing LNG Canada site for major construction phase

Strike takes a bite out of Western Forest’s profits

Profits and stock plunge in wake of prolonged strike by Vancouver Island sawmill workers

Packing BC electrons into LNG

LNG powered with electricity could be boon for independent power producers

Striking forestry workers rally in Nanaimo

Hundreds of unionized forest workers on strike since July 1 turned up the heat on Western Forest Products Wednesday by taking the fight to the company’s front door in Nanaimo. In what was a...

Chinese company proposes small-scale LNG plant in Terrace, B.C.

A Chinese energy firm is looking to build its presence in B.C., proposing a new, small-scale liquefied natural gas facility in Terrace. Top Speed Energy is preparing to begin consultations on its...