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B.C. natural gas export volumes climb, but value sinks

B.C. natural gas export volumes climb, but value sinks

Natural gas accounted for 3.6 per cent of B.C. exports in the first half of this year
August oil and gas land sale totals $950K

August oil and gas land sale totals $950K

This month's land sale marked an improvement over August 2015 numbers. But it's a far cry from August 2014, when the province netted more than $3 million
Birchcliff, Painted Pony boost capital spending, drilling program

Birchcliff, Painted Pony boost capital spending, drilling program

Birchcliff Energy and Painted Pony Petroleum have beefed up their capital spending forecasts for 2016, allowing for more than a dozen new wells to be drilled in the region.
Veresen Inc. to sell power generation assets, shift focus to midstream natural gas

Veresen Inc. to sell power generation assets, shift focus to midstream natural gas

Veresen Midstream, a subsidiary of Veresen Inc., has announced plans for $2.5 billion worth on investments in the Peace Region
Northeast unemployment at 8.8 per cent in July

Northeast unemployment at 8.8 per cent in July

Northeast B.C. recorded an unemployment rate of 8.8 per cent last month—once again the highest in the province but lower than in previous months. In July 2015, the region's unemployment rate sat at 6.4 per cent, with around 2,700 people unemployed.
Fort Nelson faces Fortis rate hike as town struggles with natural gas crash

Fort Nelson faces Fortis rate hike as town struggles with natural gas crash

Rates would amount to $33-$59 increase in 2017 and 2018
Sign of the times: Ritchie Bros. to sell 1,200-person work camp

Sign of the times: Ritchie Bros. to sell 1,200-person work camp

The economic downturn burning northern Alberta and B.C., has been a boon for one company. Burnaby-based Ritchie Bros.
Sign of the times: Ritchie Bros. to sell 1,200-person work camp

Sign of the times: Ritchie Bros. to sell 1,200-person work camp

The economic downturn burning northern Alberta and B.C., has been a boon for one company. Burnaby-based Ritchie Bros.
PRRD approves Encana gas plant

PRRD approves Encana gas plant

Peace River Regional District directors have approved zoning and official community plan amendments that will allow Encana to build its South Central Liquids Hub.
$6 million mansion listed in Fort St. John

$6 million mansion listed in Fort St. John

One-hundred-and-sixty-acres. 7,640 square feet. Crystal chandeliers. A four-bay shop. A $6 million mega-home in Fort St. John that hit the market on July 21 is "custom built from the ground up," the realtor working to sell the property says.