Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNG Ltd) has announced that Bear Head LNG Corp. has filed an updated registration document with Nova Scotia Environment (NSE).
Bear Head LNG anticipates NSE approval of this update in 2Q15. The approval would be the last of the 10 initial federal, provincial and local regulatory approvals needed to construct an LNG export facility on the Strait of Canso, Nova Scotia.
John Godbold, Bear Head LNG COO, added that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs. The MoU is a commitment to work together to ensure Mi’kmaq participation and continued negotiations, in relation to a benefits agreement.
Godbold commented: “We look forward to the continuing participation of the Mi’kmaq throughout the development of our LNG facility in Point Tupper.”
In other news, Bear Head LNG has appointed Darshi Jain as VP of Engineering and Construction. Jain has almost 40 years of energy industry experience, and will divide his time between Nova Scotia and Houston.
Commenting on the appointment, Godbold said: “We are fortunate to have Mr. Jain in this key position for the successful development and delivery of the Bear Head LNG project. He will have a wide range of responsibilities, which will include taking the lead on engineering and technical efforts to clear major conditions in key environmental and construction permits, and supervising the overall engineering and construction process to achieve project completion.”
Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward
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