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  • 3 November 2015
    Project & Tenders

    It has now been four decades since the first oil was produced from Forties Alpha platform in the UK North Sea, and transported via the Forties Pipeline System to the onshore Terminal at Cruden Bay, UK. Apache Corporation, the operator of the field on Tuesday informed of the milestone. Situated 177 kilometers east of Aberdeen, Scotland, […]

  • 6 June 2017

    Canadian energy company Fortis Inc could beat its annual 5 percent growth target with new LNG and power transmission projects in the United States and Canada, the company’s chief executive said in an interview on Monday.

  • 19 May 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Fortis of Canada said on Thursday that, through its Fortis Hawaii Energy unit, it has signed a deal to supply LNG to Hawaiian Electric Company for local power generation.

  • 15 November 2017

    FortisBC, the operator of the only two LNG facilities in Canada’s British Columbia, has announced the death of its CEO Michael Mulcahy. “The Board of Directors of FortisBC Inc. and FortisBC Energy Inc. regrets to advise of the sad news of the passing of its President and CEO, Michael Mulcahy after a short illness,” the […]

  • 4 December 2015

    Fortis of Canada informed on Thursday it has agreed to acquire Chevron’s share in the Aitken Creek gas storage facility for approximately US$266 million.

  • 18 December 2017

    Canada’s first LNG shipment from British Columbia arrived at its destination in China last week, FortisBC said. 

  • 15 September 2016

    FortisBC the owner and operator of the only two LNG facilities in British Columbia, recently received approval from the BC Utilities Commission to modify natural gas rates.

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Apache Corporation reported that interim repair work on the Forties Bravo to Charlie pipeline was completed on March 6, 2011, and production from Forties Bravo is ramping up to approximately 50 percent of the pre-outage rate of 11,600 barrels of oil per day. The replacement pipeline is scheduled for completion during September 2011, when […]

  • 22 October 2014

    FortisBC said it has officially started construction of its $400-million Tilbury LNG Facility expansion project. The company is adding 1.1 million gigajoules of liquefied natural gas to storage and 34,000 gigajoules per day of liquefaction capacity. The expanded liquefaction plant will be powered by electric drives and the facility will be air-cooled eliminating the need […]

  • 13 January 2015

    GP Strategies Corporation said it has completed the fabrication and construction of a new multimillion-dollar LNG trailer loading facility at the Mt. Hayes plant owned by FortisBC in Ladysmith, British Columbia.

  • 27 December 2017

    Apache restarted production from its Forties field in the UK North Sea on Saturday, December 23, following a shutdown due to unscheduled maintenance of an onshore section of the Forties pipeline.

  • 29 May 2014

      FortisBC said it has received the consent of the Lieutenant Governor in Council to amalgamate its natural gas utilities. This follows regulatory approval from the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) in late February. “With this consent, we now have the necessary government approval required to amalgamate our natural gas utilities, allowing us to eliminate rate discrepancies […]

  • 4 November 2016

    Construction on FortisBC’s Tilbury LNG expansion project is moving forward while the Canadian company is still in talks with potential export customers following the termination of its supply contract with Hawaiian Electric Companies. The Tilbury expansion project, estimated to cost about $440 million, includes a second LNG tank and a new liquefier, both expected to be in service […]

  • 22 July 2016

    FortisBC said it is looking to find new customers for its Tilbury LNG facility following the termination of its supply contract with Hawaiian Electric Companies (HECO).

  • 17 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    An offshore supply vessel caused a stir in the North Sea yesterday after it crashed into an oil platform.

  • 30 March 2018

    China Energy Reserve and Chemicals Group has tied up with Canada’s FortisBC to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China. 

  • 21 August 2017

    The proceedings at the FortisBC’s Tilbury LNG plant in Delta, British Columbia, currently undergoing commissioning, were interrupted by an incident on Saturday, leaving one worker injured. 

  • 3 May 2010

    A senior UK oil industry executive has suggested that there are up to 40 platform jackets are out to bid in the North Sea. Alistair Birnie, chief executive of Subsea UK, made the comment after the close of a North Sea conference in London.

  • 20 August 2014

    In November 2013, FortisBC announced plans for a $400-million expansion of its Tilbury LNG facility including one additional storage tank and associated liquefaction equipment. The expansion will provide LNG to the transportation market, remote communities and the marketplace. The facility has been operating safely since 1971, providing gas supply to utility customers during periods of […]

  • 8 February 2018

    UK-based Ineos is working to restart its Forties pipeline, which carries the North Sea oil and gas to shore, following an automatic shutdown. 

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      Apache Corporation reported that interim repair work on the Forties Bravo to Charlie pipeline was completed on March 6, 2011, and production from Forties Bravo is ramping up to approximately 50 percent of the pre-outage rate of 11,600 barrels of oil per day. The replacement pipeline is scheduled for completion during September 2011, when […]

  • 18 September 2015

    A new eight-week pre-apprenticeship training program is helping improve access to important trades training so that First Nations individuals can take advantage of skilled employment opportunities, including in the LNG industry.