Chevron Hopes to Converse with First Nations on Proposed LNG
Chevron will focus on working with First Nations in the northwest in order to help the proposed liquified natural gas facility in Kitimat move forward.
That was the message from a company spokesperson this week.
Lief Sollid says the company plans on conversing with First Nation groups to relay the benefits the project would have on their communities.
He also says the experience of Chevron in the global LNG market will help advance this particular project.
"We have significant experience in building LNG facilities and in marketing the gas and building long term relationships with clients. So we bring that experience to the Kitimat LNG project and we certainly believe we can help move it forward."
The Coastal First Nations have voiced concern about the planned natural gas liquefaction plant and export terminal and a Wet'suwet'en clan has led protests against the Pacific Trails Pipeline which would transport the gas to the facility from BC's Northeast.
Earlier this week, Chevron Canada announced it has acquired a 50 percent stake in the proposed Kitimat LNG export terminal at Kitimat buying out Encana and EOG.