The Nisga’a, Haisla and two Coast Tsimshian bands – the Lax Kw’alaams and Metlakatla – have partnered in an initiative called the Northwest First Nations Collaborative Climate Change Initiative (FNCCI).

Fifty-five years after the first commercial LNG tanker sailed from Algeria, this segment of the gas industry is pushing into ever more niche markets, upending the economics of energy supply in the process.

Russia took a step closer to becoming a dominant player in the global liquefied natural gas market as two of its biggest energy companies advanced plans to export the fuel from its remotest corners.

“It’s not acceptable,” McCuaig-Boyd told Postmedia Tuesday. “Trespass and vandalism are never acceptable.” On Sunday morning, Beaverlodge RCMP were called to a complaint of vandalism at an oilfield site.