David Black Refinery

$25 Billion Found For B.C. Refinery?

CBC | Posted 10.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. media mogul says he has found the $25 billion he needs to build a crude oil refinery in Kitimat, but he had to raise more than $6 billion in Ca...

China's Largest Bank To Fund Kitimat Refinery

CBC | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

China's largest bank will be helping to finance the proposed Kitimat refinery, which would process oil from the Alberta oilsands in B.C., instead of t...

Clark Supports $25 Billion Refinery

CBC | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Premier Christy Clark says she has been working with B.C. media mogul David Black on his proposal to build a massive oil refinery near Kitimat on the ...

Clark Supports $25 Billion Refinery

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark has come close to offering her government's endorsement of a proposed $25-billion oil refinery development at Kitimat...

B.C. Press Baron's Refinery Gets U.S. Investors

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. newspaper mogul David Black says a group of investors has committed financing for his plan to build a $25-billion oil refinery projec...

Water, Not Oil, Is Hot Summer Issue In Kitimat

Robin Rowland | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

Even with David Black's proposal for an oil refinery on a hill 25 kilometres north of Kitimat, residents here know that the Enbridge Northern Gateway debate has gone on for years and will go on for many years to come. The hottest issue in Kitimat this summer is water, not oil. For us, this summer can be summed up by saying: "Water, water everywhere, but you can't get there from here." As environmentalists worldwide celebrate the beauty of Douglas Channel, and decry the dangers that tanker traffic could pose to the channel, many people in Kitimat are cut off from the waterfront.

Refinery Gets Cautious Support In Kitimat

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia

KITIMAT, B.C. - A proposal to build a $13-billion refinery in B.C. to process oil from the Northern Gateway pipeline has been criticized for its lack ...

Black Says B.C. Refinery Will Create 'Thousands' Of Jobs

The Globe and Mail | Ian Bailey | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada British Columbia

David Black, founder of Victoria-based Black Press, surprised many last week when he called a news conference and proposed a $13-billion oil refinery ...

B.C. Publisher Proposes $13B Oil Refinery

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A British Columbia newspaper mogul has injected himself into the debate over the controversial Northern Gateway pipeline, revealing a prop...