ExxonMobil in BC LNG Alliance
ExxonMobil, one of the world’s leading energy companies, said that its unit ExxonMobil LNG Market Development, has joined the BC LNG Alliance.
The industry organization is dedicated to fostering the growth of a safe, environmentally responsible and globally competitive LNG industry in British Columbia and Canada.
ExxonMobil has been granted an export license for up to 30 million tonnes of LNG per annum and the project has entered into an option agreement with the City of Prince Rupert for a site at Tuck Inlet.
“Alliance members require clarity, certainty, and stability when it comes to the overall fiscal and regulatory framework and cost structure for LNG in British Columbia,” said BC LNG Alliance president David Keane. “We are committed to working with the provincial and federal governments in developing a regulatory and fiscal framework that sets the right conditions in place to establish a globally competitive and thriving LNG sector in BC.”
The BC LNG Alliance’s other members include: Kitimat LNG (Chevron Canada and Apache Canada); LNG Canada (Shell Canada Energy, PetroChina, KOGAS and Mitsubishi Corporation); Pacific Northwest LNG (Petronas, Japex, Indian Oil Corporation, Sinopec and PetroleumBrunei); Prince Rupert LNG (BG Group); Triton LNG (AltaGas and Idemitsu Canada) and Woodfibre LNG.
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