The proposed Mackenzie Gas Project cleared another major hurdle last week after receiving the final go-ahead from both the federal cabinet and the National Energy Board. “Having received approval from the federal cabinet the National Energy Board has issued a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the 1,196-kilometre long Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, part of [...]
The proponents of the Mackenzie Gas Project reiterated the need for federal government support of the 1,200-kilometer natural gas pipeline amid a CBC report the $16.2-billion project could gain cabinet approval as early as this week. “Should we obtain this approval, which would make regulatory approval of the Mackenzie Gas Project final … then our [...]
In a historic decision, the National Energy Board (NEB) has approved the Mackenzie Gas Project, stating that it believes the $16.2 billion project to be in the public good. “We find that the North and Canada would be better off with the project,” the NEB wrote in its report. “These economic, environmental and social objectives [...]
Northwest Territories Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment Bob McLeod was in Montreal, Quebec last week to discuss the NWT’s energy potential with 4,600 energy leaders from across the world. McLeod highlighted the NWT’s wealth of hydrocarbons during the 2010 World Energy Congress, which ran from Sept. 12 to 16. McLeod, who had the opportunity [...]
A number of Northern aboriginal leaders asked the National Energy Board to approve the proposed Mackenzie Gas Project as final hearings into the 1,200-kilometer long natural gas pipeline wrapped up last week in Inuvik. Aboriginal Pipeline Group (APG) chair Fred Carmichael testified on April 20 at the Midnight Sun Recreation Complex and said the project [...]
The requirement came after Yellowknife-based social justice group Alternatives North filed a notice of motion on Thursday with the NEB regarding the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP).
In the notice, which is signed by Alternatives North co-chair Suzette Montreuil, the group asks that the pipeline proponents provide up-to-date information, arguing that the numbers currently being used are at least three years old.
The National Energy Board (NEB) announced Jan. 6 that they will hear final arguments in mid-April on the proposed 1,220-kilometer long pipeline along the Northwest Territories’ Mackenzie Valley. Hearings into the Mackenzie Gas Project (MGP) will begin at Yellowknife’s Explorer Hotel on April 12 and run until April 17 if necessary. The hearings will continue [...]