Woodfibre LNG is excited to invite Squamish charity groups and organizations to apply for a grant through our Community Sponsorship Program.
As we slowly emerge out of the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that now more than ever, local charities and… Read the rest
Woodfibre LNG held a series of one-hour long virtual public information sessions in November, 2020. The events provided an opportunity for Woodfibre staff to engage with the Squamish community and answer any questions they had about the project or the… Read the rest
This year, we received 15 applications from Squamish charities and organisations as part of our Community Sponsorship Program.
Cast your vote on Facebook for your favourite local organization, and the post with the most likes, comments, and shares will win … Read the rest
We’re in unprecedented, difficult times.
Like most companies around the world, Woodfibre is feeling the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic. We’re pinching pennies… but we’re also putting people first.
Tough economic times will not stop our plans to give … Read the rest
Excerpt from The Globe and Mail, written by Brent Jang
The Squamish Nation plans to collaborate with B.C. and federal environmental regulators in an innovative process to jointly review a proposed work camp for Woodfibre LNG’s $1.6-billion energy project in… Read the rest
SQUAMISH – Woodfibre LNG presented 10 grants to local charity groups and community organisations at the Squamish Adventure Centre last night, as part of the Company’s Community Sponsorship Program.
“Since 2013, we are pleased to have contributed over $1 million… Read the rest
Woodfibre LNG is inviting Squamish charity groups and community organisations to take part in the Company’s Community Sponsorship program.
“We are proud to support local groups and charities that play a vital role in contributing to the Squamish community,” says… Read the rest
VANCOUVER – Woodfibre LNG provided an update to District of Squamish Council yesterday, highlighting the Company’s community investment and significant progress towards the overall remediation of the Woodfibre site.
“Since 2013, we have contributed over $3 million to the Squamish… Read the rest
VANCOUVER – In response to widespread community feedback, Woodfibre LNG has filed a proposed Amendment to the project’s Environmental Assessment Approvals. The Amendment seeks BC Environmental Assessment Office (BC EAO), Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) and Squamish Nation approval… Read the rest
VANCOUVER – Woodfibre LNG president David Keane made the following statement upon receipt of the BC OGC Facilities Permit:
“Following a rigorous process, Woodfibre LNG is pleased to have received our Facility Permit issued from the BC Oil and Gas… Read the rest
VANCOUVER – Pacific Oil & Gas Limited (PO&G) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Woodfibre LNG Export Pte Ltd. (Woodfibre LNG Export), has signed a binding LNG Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with BP Gas Marketing Limited (BP), a… Read the rest
$42,500 in grants awarded to Squamish community groupsSQUAMISH, BC – Last night at the Squamish Adventure Centre, Woodfibre LNG Limited presented 13 awards as part of its spring/summer Community Sponsorship Program.
David Keane, Woodfibre LNG President, presented the awards… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – The Woodfibre LNG Community Office will be starting off the new year in a new location. As of January 1, 2019, we’ll have an office space at the Aligned Collective at 201-38085 Second Avenue in Squamish.
To… Read the rest
North Vancouver, BC, Canada – On November 23, 2018, Squamish Nation Council announced that it had voted and approved three agreements regarding the Woodfibre LNG Project. The three agreements are with Woodfibre LNG Limited, FortisBC, and the Province of British… Read the rest
(BEIJING) — Pacific Oil & Gas Limited (PO&G) has announced that on September 29, 2018 its subsidiary Woodfibre LNG Export Pte Ltd. (Woodfibre LNG Export) signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Limited,… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, British Columbia – Woodfibre LNG Limited (Woodfibre LNG) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Keane as president. With more than 36 years of international business experience in the energy sector, Mr. Keane will lead the building and… Read the rest
Thousands of creosote-treated piles to be removed from foreshore of former pulp millSQUAMISH, BC — Woodfibre LNG Limited is pleased to announce that Sukwi7 Contracting Limited Partnership has been selected as the contractor to remove old pulp mill structures… Read the rest
Change in cooling technology was a direct result of ground-breaking Squamish Nation process
SQUAMISH, BC – Woodfibre LNG Limited is pleased to announce the federal government has approved changes to the Woodfibre LNG Project that were the result of the… Read the rest
$23,500 in grants awarded to community groups
SQUAMISH, BC – In the spirit of the season, Woodfibre LNG Limited would like to recognize the eight Fall/Winter 2017 recipients of the Woodfibre LNG Community Sponsorship Program.
The eight worthy recipients are:… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC, Canada; HOUSTON, TX– Woodfibre LNG Limited and KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that KBR Inc. has been selected to carryout Pre-Notice to Proceed (Pre-NTP) services for the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas (LNG) Project. The Woodfibre LNG Project
SQUAMISH, BC –Geotechnical and geophysical survey work will be underway at the Woodfibre site starting today until approximately mid-January 2018.
The work is required to provide further information on the surface and sub-surface conditions of the Woodfibre site and the… Read the rest
Amendment application was result of Squamish Nation process, and ongoing design work
SQUAMISH, BC – Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that its application to amend its Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) for the construction and operation of the Woodfibre LNG Project… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – Woodfibre LNG Limited and FortisBC are proud to announce the reopening of the Squamish Community Office at 38134 Cleveland Avenue in downtown Squamish.
“On behalf of Woodfibre LNG and FortisBC, we’d like to thank everyone who helped… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – Woodfibre LNG Limited would like to congratulate the Spring 2017 recipients of the Woodfibre LNG Community Sponsorship Program. The seven recipients are:
Crisis Centre of BC (with Sea to Sky Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative): … Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC — Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that the Government of Canada has approved a 40 year export licence for the Woodfibre LNG Project in Squamish, British Columbia.
In a media release, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr… Read the rest
SINGAPORE – Pacific Oil & Gas (PO&G) announced today that its subsidiary PO&G (Nansha) Holding Limited has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Guangzhou Development Gas Investment Company, a subsidiary of Guangzhou Gas Group Co., Ltd. (Guangzhou Gas Group),… Read the rest
EXPORT LICENCE SUBJECT TO GOVERNOR IN COUNCIL APPROVAL
SQUAMISH, BC — Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that the National Energy Board (NEB) has granted a 40-year export licence for the Woodfibre LNG Project, in Squamish, British Columbia.
The export licence… Read the rest
SQUAMISH PROJECT CREATES ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL CONTRACTOR
The Woodfibre LNG Project takes a step forward today with the award of a pre-construction contract to MATCON Environmental Ltd., a BC-based civil contractor.
This contract marks the first phase of a… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC — Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that the National Energy Board (NEB) has accepted an application for a 40 year export licence for the Woodfibre LNG Project in Squamish, British Columbia.
If approved, the licence would allow the… Read the rest
Design changes are result of Squamish Nation process, and ongoing design work
SQUAMISH, BC – Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that it has submitted an application for an amendment to the Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) that was granted on… Read the rest
Woodfibre LNG Limited is proud to announce that $22,000 in grants have been awarded to six worthy recipients of our Community Sponsorship Program. In December 2016 and January 2017 grant cheques were presented to representatives of the following groups:
The … Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – Work is currently underway at the Woodfibre LNG site to address capacity and piping issues related to the historical landfill and leachate treatment plant and supporting infrastructure.
During the last week of November 2016, Woodfibre LNG staff… Read the rest
Construction expected to begin in 2017, operation in 2020
SQUAMISH, BC – Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that its parent company Pacific Oil & Gas Limited, part of the Singapore-based RGE group of companies, has authorized the funds necessary for… Read the rest
Early this morning, there was a fire outside the Woodfibre LNG / FortisBC Community Office on Cleveland Avenue in Squamish. The fire was primarily contained to the front of the Community Office, and quickly put out.The Community Office was … Read the rest
Spill was quickly contained and cleaned-up, no further action required
SQUAMISH, BC – The investigation into last month’s spill of wash water and leachate at the Woodfibre LNG site, which is located about seven kilometres southwest of downtown Squamish, is… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – On October 25, 2016, Woodfibre LNG Limited, the privately held Canadian company behind the Woodfibre LNG Project, announced that two contracts have been awarded for the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) of the proposed Project, located… Read the rest
HOUSTON, October 25, 2016 – The JGC Group announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, JGC America, Inc., has been awarded a contract to provide front-end engineering and design (FEED) services for the Woodfibre LNG project in Squamish, British Columbia,… Read the rest
HOUSTON, TX — KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it will proceed with Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for the Woodfibre LNG Project. This continues the second phase of the contract announced in March of this year for KBR to… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council have voted to select air cooling as the cooling technique Woodfibre LNG Limited will use to cool its liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing facility.
The choice of cooling technology is one of… Read the rest
SQUAMISH BC – Geotechnical work will be getting underway at the Woodfibre LNG site beginning October 11, 2016.
Boreholes will be drilled on land and in the foreshore of the Woodfibre site to get a closer look at soil conditions… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – On Thursday, September 8, 2016, a spill occurred at the Woodfibre LNG site, which is located about seven kilometres southwest of downtown Squamish.
The spill happened during routine maintenance on the site’s industrial landfill, which contains historical… Read the rest
Sqomish Forestry to re-use historical log sort and booming area near Squamish
SQUAMISH, BC — Beginning August 4th, 2016, there will be an increase in activity at the Woodfibre LNG site.
Sqomish Forestry LP will be using the Woodfibre LNG… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC — On June 24, 2016, Squamish Nation Chiefs and Council voted to approve an Environmental Assessment Agreement for the proposed Eagle Mountain – Woodfibre Gas Pipeline Project and issued an Environmental Certificate to FortisBC.
The agreement comes from… Read the rest
VANCOUVER, Canada – Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that its Singapore-based affiliate Woodfibre LNG Export Pte Ltd. (Woodfibre LNG Export) has signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with Guangzhou Gas Group Co., Ltd (Guangzhou Gas Group) concerning potential LNG offtake… Read the rest
$24,000 in grants awarded in support of education, youth sports and environment initiatives in Squamish
SQUAMISH, B.C. – Woodfibre LNG Limited is proud to announce that $24,000 in grants have been awarded to seven new recipients of our Community Sponsorship… Read the rest
HOUSTON – KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today it has been awarded a multi-phased contract for Front-End Engineering and Design (FEED) for the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project. The Woodfibre LNG Project is located in the District of Squamish… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC — Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that the Woodfibre LNG Project has received environmental approval from the federal government. In Ottawa, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna issued a decision statement under the Canadian Environmental… Read the rest
A statement from Byng Giraud, Country Manager & Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Woodfibre LNG Limited:
“The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEA Agency) today released a report about upstream and pipeline greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with our project.
Over the… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, B.C. – Woodfibre LNG Limited is proud to announce six new recipients of our Community Sponsorship Program. The announcement was made during a Community Partnership Celebration at the Woodfibre LNG/FortisBC Community Office in Squamish on Monday, November 30, 2015.… Read the rest
BEIJING, China — On November 2, 2015, Pacific Oil & Gas Co., Ltd., the parent company of Woodfibre LNG Limited, and Beijing Gas Group Co., Ltd. signed a “Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement,” which outlines how the two companies will work… Read the rest
Squamish, British Columbia — Woodfibre LNG Limited announced today that the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) for its proposed Woodfibre LNG project.
The Woodfibre LNG project is a modestly-sized liquefied natural gas (LNG)… Read the rest
On October 14, 2015, Squamish Nation Council voted to approve an Environmental Assessment Agreement and issued an Environmental Certificate for the Woodfibre LNG project.
The agreement comes from Squamish Nation’s independent environmental assessment of the project, which began more than… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, B.C. – Woodfibre LNG Limited’s request to resume the 180-day Environmental Assessment Review Period for its proposed Woodfibre LNG Project has been granted by the BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO). The decision is effective August 10, 2015, on day… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, B.C. – Today, Woodfibre LNG Limited was granted a temporary suspension of the 180-day Environmental Assessment Review Period for its proposed Woodfibre LNG Project. The review period had been scheduled to end on July 13, 2015.
Woodfibre LNG made… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, B.C. – Woodfibre LNG Limited today announced a $100,000 Community Sponsorship Program to support local charities and community groups throughout the District of Squamish. Today’s announcement was made during a Community Partnership Celebration at the Woodfibre LNG Project/Fortis BC… Read the rest
We’ve been receiving some inquiries about Woodfibre LNG’s firefighting capabilities in light of the dock fire at Squamish Terminals.
First and foremost, at Woodfibre LNG, we would like to extend our appreciation and thanks to the many first responders and… Read the rest
After introducing a new Q&A website, askwoodfibrelng.ca, earlier this week, Woodfibre LNG continues to open new channels to keep the conversation going with the community, by launching the Woodfibre LNG YouTube Channel.
The Woodfibre LNG YouTube Channel will be… Read the rest
Woodfibre LNG Limited today launched askwoodfibrelng.ca, an interactive website allowing people in the community to get answers to questions they may have about the Woodfibre LNG Project. People can do this anytime, using a computer, tablet or a mobile… Read the rest
Woodfibre LNG, in cooperation with the Sunshine Coast Regional District and Gambier Island Local Trust Committee, will be hosting a Roundtable Discussion on Gambier Island this Saturday, March 21. The event will be an opportunity for the community to ask… Read the rest
You may have recently noticed there’s some activity at the Woodfibre site. As part of the ongoing studies at the Woodfibre site, a barge is working 25 to 50 metres off the Woodfibre shore. The equipment on the barge is… Read the rest
Public Comment Period Extended to March 23, 2015
We are pleased to announce that the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has accepted our request to extend the Public Comment Period for our proposed Project, meaning members of the public now have… Read the rest
Over three days, January 28–30, 2015, Woodfibre LNG Limited met with more than 400 people at the BC Environment Assessment Office (EAO) Open Houses, which were held in Squamish, West Vancouver and on Bowen Island. The Open Houses were an… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, B.C. – Woodfibre LNG today announced that the Environmental Assessment Office has accepted its application for an Environmental Assessment Certificate. The Project will now enter a 180-day Application Review Phase on January 13, 2015.
“Woodfibre LNG’s application reflects the… Read the rest
Squamish, BC – Woodfibre LNG engaged Moffatt & Nichol to perform a study of carrier wakes associated with the project and the analysis concluded that due to the deep waters of the Howe Sound, the carrier wakes would be insignificant. … Read the rest
Squamish, BC – Woodfibre LNG is hosting its second round of community consultation beginning Monday, June 16, 2014. Community members are invited to provide their feedback on the Project in person, through a series of meetings and Open Houses (June… Read the rest
SQUAMISH, BC – Woodfibre LNG today announced that its proposed liquefaction project will run off electric power. The decision was guided by the input and feedback generated from community consultation, which was relayed to the Woodfibre LNG project team. Compared… Read the rest
The British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office’s (BCEAO) request for substitution of the environmental assessment process for the Woodfibre LNG project was accepted by the Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment. Substitution allows for the BCEAO to take the lead… Read the rest
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) is inviting public comment for their determination of substitution of the B.C. environmental assessment process for the CEAA 2012 process.
Click here for more information.… Read the rest
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