From the Globe and Mail:
Shell applies for 25-year natural gas export licence
Royal Dutch Shell plc and its three Asian partners have applied to export an enormous volume of natural gas from the British Columbia coast, as global attention begins to focus on the movement of Canadian energy to Japan, China and other markets.
On Friday, Shell said it had applied to the National Energy Board for a licence to export up to 24-million tonnes per year of natural gas. That is equivalent to 3.4-billion cubic feet per day, fully a quarter of Canada’s entire output in 2011.
Shell, which has partnered with Korea Gas Corp., Mitsubishi Corp. and PetroChina on an export terminal slated for Kitimat, B.C., is asking for approval to export gas for 25 years....MORE