Skip to main content

B.C. signs Coastal First Nations LNG Benefits Agreement

Published by
LNG Industry,

The government of British Columbia (B.C.), Canada, has announced that it has signed the Coastal First Nations LNG Benefits Agreement. The agreement commits the Canadian province to helping address economic benefits and environmental impacts of the LNG industry.

B.C. has committed to work with the groups on environmental safety and stewardship, air-shed impacts, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, renewable energy, skills training and employment projects. The agreement will deliver a base of CAN$1.5 million/yr for three years, with further funding available based on how many LNG projects in the region are established.

Coastal First Nations have previously offered their input on benchmarks for emissions from LNG plants and two air-shed studies related to proposed LNG facilities in the Kitimat and Prince Rupert areas. They also continue to be involved in the discussions on marine shipping in B.C.

Edited from press release by David Rowlands

Read the article online at:

You might also like


[WEBINAR] Insulation advances: Mitigating noise and CUI in your LNG plant

Heightened noise levels are harmful to the well-being and productivity of a plant’s personnel as well as the surrounding environment. With excessive noise presenting so many financial and health and safety risks, LNG plants need reliable, cost-effective noise-reduction solutions. This webinar will outline the most popular acoustic standards in the industry today and distill down to the audience what they need to know in order to best protect their work personnel and profits.

Register for your free space today »


Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):