COAL BED METHANE

Does Shell Decision Signal New Approach to Energy In B.C.?

Merran Smith | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Merran Smith

At a time when much of the focus on Canada's energy sector is on where we lag, it's important to applaud examples of strong leadership. That's what Shell Canada and the B.C. government showed Tuesday in walking away from a proposed coal bed methane development in a region of northwestern B.C. known as the Sacred Headwaters. One decision doesn't suggest a trend, but we're hopeful that Tuesday's news suggests a new approach to energy development in the province.