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

Japan, Korea, Taiwan best bet for B.C. LNG exports: report

Forecasting future demand for natural gas, LNG fraught with net zero ambitions, geopolitical shifts

Climate summit host used talks as platform for oil and gas deals that included Canada

One briefing note shows the UAE’s state oil company is 'willing to jointly evaluate international LNG opportunities' with Canada and other countries

Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines to start copper exploration in Angola

Ivanhoe has committed to an initial exploration budget of $10 million in Angola

Group wants herring fishery pause in Strait of Georgia

The Saanich Inlet Protection Society is the latest organization to call for a moratorium on the herring fishery in the Strait of Georgia

Pipeline company seeking letter of support for Northern B.C. project

NorthRiver Midstream has requested a letter of support from the City of Fort St. John for their Northeast B.C. Connector Project.

70 Crofton paper workers face at least another three-month closure

The workers had hoped to be back on the job Dec. 1, but the company says international paper markets have not recovered as anticipated

B.C. mines minister to lead delegation to London

Head of Nisga'a government among delegates at U.K. mining conference

BCUC to take hands-off approach to hydrogen

Report on nascent hydrogen industry offers hints of potential scale, power requirements

Oil and gas well drilling to pick up in 2024: Forecast

Industry group says most of this growth is expected to happen in the second half of 2024

B.C.-based Vitreo proposing $300M mine north of Prince George

The proposed mine would supply frac sand used for hydraulic fracturing in the Montney Basin oil and gas region in northern B.C. and Alberta