Before joining the Investing News Network as senior editor, Andrew was an editor at MINING.com, a mining and mineral exploration blog covering the global mining industry and commodities markets. With a background in newspaper and trade magazine reporting, Andrew has written for the Black Press newspaper chain in British Columbia, Business in Vancouver and Baum Publications, where he edited magazines on construction and environmental technology. Andrew also has experience in transportation logistics, having worked at the Port of Vancouver and for Korean shipping giant Hanjin. He studied journalism and political science, and earned a Master's degree from the London School of Economics. In his spare time Andrew enjoys cooking, playing squash and travel.
CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO) — the Chinese state-owned company that a year ago acquired Nexen Inc — is now making plans to build a huge liquefied natural gas facility in northern British Columbia, the Vancouver Sun reported.
The Vancouver Sun reports that Encana Corp (NYSE:ECA, TSX:ECA) will cut its workforce by 20 per cent, slash its dividend, close its office in Plano, Texas, and spin off a large portion of its Alberta assets into a new public company.
Sprott US Holdings Chairman Rick Rule tells INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf that the sudden availability of natural gas, derived mostly through hydraulic fracturing, has increased its utility to consumers.