• B. C. Passes Legislation Allowing LNG Project Agreements
  • July 23, 2015
  • Law Firm: Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP - Washington Office
  • Yesterday, the British Columbia (B.C.) legislature passed Bill 30, the Liquefied Natural Gas Project Agreements Act, which provides legislative authority for the B.C. government to enter into LNG project agreements. The act has also received Royal Assent. Bill 30 allows for the ratification of B.C.’s first LNG project agreement with Pacific NorthWest LNG (PNWLNG) for the development of a liquefaction and LNG export terminal on Lelu Island, near Prince Rupert, B.C. PNWLNG is majority owned by Malaysian state-owned oil company PETRONAS.