Marcellus Gas Bound for Nova Scotia? Yes, if Emera Can Swing It

Halifax energy conglomerate Emera Inc. wants to be the natural gas supplier to the Maritimes. But in order to do it, it appears that they will need to get Marcellus and Utica Shale gas from the U.S. And in order to do that–they need a pipeline. Fortunately Emera owns a 12.9% stake in the Maritimes and Northeast pipeline, which can help them do just that. It’s far from a controlling interest–but enough to (hopefully) persuade the operator to start flowing gas northward.

Here’s the story of Emera, which happens to have “some very significant relationships” with Marcellus drillers…

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