Part of a continued push by the administration to increase the economy’s dependence on fossil fuels.
Industry was staggered by project delays and all but halted by declining global price trends.
The CEOs say their gas price problems have developed over many years.
One expert says the idea that natural gas is a solution for climate change is “a fallacy.”
Pacific Oil & Gas strikes cash deal for Canbriam Energy, which produces natural gas from BC’s Montney formation.
The company has undertaken a rigorous inspection of their natural gas pipeline system in B.C. since the blast, it said.
At least 18 factories and other facilities run by General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler affected.
Automakers were hoping that the plants can return to normal operations as temperatures moderate on Saturday and into next week.
The plan is to use river water to flush out underground salt deposits and store natural gas in the caverns.
Corridor Resources wants to expand but the previous Liberal government imposed a moratorium in 2014 that prohibits hydraulic fracturing.
Enbridge has said it wants to get its pipeline capacity up to 80 per cent after the unexplained explosion near Prince George last month.
The return-to-service plan has been reviewed by the National Energy Board.
Pipeline explosion in October means supply will be reduced by 50% to 80% during the coldest months of the year.
Construction will take a few days, no timeline on when the repair work will be completed.
An explosion and fire Tuesday night led to a shut down of the firm’s main natural gas pipeline through British Columbia.