B.C. Premier to begin fifth international trade mission Friday

In a release Clark says, “B.C. is on the right path to bring home the generational opportunity of LNG – an industry that will create 100,000 jobs and enough revenue to eliminate our debt. To take the last crucial steps towards final investment decisions, we’re meeting with key Asian investors and governments.”

Clark and Minister Coleman will be be meeting with companies that are moving forward with LNG proposals in the province. The meetings will be used as a method to reiterate the competitive advantages British Columbia provides to new investors and to deliver clean and dependable energy solutions to expanding Asian economies.

Currently there are 13 proposed LNG projects in the province. Eight of those have received approved export licences from the National Energy Board.