Major LNG project proposed for British Columbia; plans to produce 12 million tonnes of LNG annually


A 12 million tonnes per year LNG project has been proposed for British Columbia, Canada – and it could have one of the lowest unit carbon emissions rates of any large-scale LNG export project in the world.

The Nisga’a Nation, Rockies LNG and Western LNG on Monday (19th July) filled the initial project description for the project with the Government of British Columbia and the Government of Canada as an important step in the global LNG industry.

Dubbed Ksi Lisims LNG, the project will be designed to produce up to 12 million tonnes of LNG per year and will receive approximately 1.7 to 2.0 billion cubic feet of natural gas per day.

The proposed project site is owned by the Nisga’a Nation in fee simple and is located within Nisga’a treaty lands on the northern tip of Pearse Island on the Portland Canal, west of Gingolx, British Columbia.

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