ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS – Steelhead LNG signs $30M contract with engineers for Sarita Bay LNG project

Contributed – Alberni Valley News
posted Feb 7, 2015 at 11:00 PM

Huu-ay-aht First Nations and Steelhead LNG have signed a contract with WorleyParsons, which could be worth in excess of $30 million, for the provision of environmental, engineering, geotechnical and regulatory services at their proposed LNG Project at Sarita Bay on Vancouver Island.

WorleyParsons’ LNG activities cover more than 10 countries, and the company is a recognized global leader in the modularization of process plants. WorleyParsons has played a key role in the design, construction, and maintenance of 40 per cent of the LNG trains in operation around the world and has participated in various front end development phases of 12 proposed LNG projects in British Columbia. Over the past 25 years, WorleyParsons has also worked with numerous First Nations across BC and has provided specialized services for some of the largest projects in the province.

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VANCOUVER SUN – Liquefied natural gas remains a smart choice

BY MICHAEL MULCAHY, SPECIAL TO THE VANCOUVER SUN
FEBRUARY 26, 2015

Opinion: Despite drop in oil price, LNG remains cheaper and cleaner than diesel

With the recent drop in oil prices, some may wonder if using liquefied natural gas remains a competitive choice for the transportation sector and remote communities.

LNG is still about 50 per cent lower in price than the wholesale price of diesel. LNG has other benefits including a 15 to 25 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over diesel. It’s also cleaner, with less particulate matter. It is for these reasons FortisBC believes LNG remains an attractive energy solution for B.C. and beyond.

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STEELHEAD LNG AND WORLEYPARSONS SIGN $30-MILLION ENGINEERING SERVICES CONTRACT FOR PROPOSED SARITA BAY LNG PROJECT

VANCOUVER, BC (February 6, 2015) – Huu-ay-aht First Nations and Steelhead LNG are pleased to announce the signing of a contract with WorleyParsons, which could be worth in excess of $30 million, for the provision of environmental, engineering, geotechnical and regulatory services at their proposed LNG Project at Sarita Bay on Vancouver Island.

WorleyParsons’ LNG activities cover more than 10 countries, and the company is a recognized global leader in the modularization of process plants. WorleyParsons has played a key role in the design, construction, and maintenance of 40 per cent of the LNG trains in operation around the world and has participated in various front end development phases of 12 proposed LNG projects in British Columbia. Over the past 25 years, WorleyParsons has also worked with numerous First Nations across BC and has provided specialized services for some of the largest projects in the province. Continue reading

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