Next steps taken in Vancouver Island LNG project


The development of a new LNG site and floating liquefaction facilities on Vancouver Island, Canada has moved a step closer with two recent planning breakthroughs.

Malahat LNG is proposed to be an LNG facility on the shoreline of Malahat Nation-owned land approximately 8km south of Mill Bay on Vancouver Island.

According to a statement from British Columbia-based Steelhead LNG Corp., the facility is expected to have a capacity of up to six million tonnes per annum (mtpa) and would include floating liquefaction facilities moored to the shoreline, and other land-based infrastructure.

In the first of two recent developments on the project, Steelhead LNG announced in late August that it had successfully completed a Mutual Benefits Agreement (MBA) and Long-Term Lease for Malahat LNG with the Malahat First Nation Government.

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