Canada Grants Final Approval for Bear Head LNG Facility

stamp-of-approval.jpgFor some time now we’ve had our eye on Bear Head LNG, a $2.2 billion LNG export project proposed by Australian company Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL), to be built in Nova Scotia, Canada. In August 2015 the Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) approved LNG exports for the project. In February of this year the U.S. Dept. of Energy also gave its blessing, because the gas it will export will largely come from the Marcellus/Utica region (see Bear Head LNG Exports Get Final DOE Approval – Good for Marcellus). Although the NEB approved the project last summer, that approval was subject to a further approval by the “Governor in Council”–some sort of final bureaucratic signature required. LNGL announced earlier today that they have received the Governor in Council signoff. The Bear Head LNG project is now fully, officially, approved by the Canadian government. The question remains, will it get built?…

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