India mulls natural gas imports via Atlantic Canada

National Energy Board would need to consider export licence, involving public hearings.

Canaport LNG photo
Canaport LNG, the liquefied natural gas port in Saint John, NB, owned by Repsol and Irving Oil, pictured here in August 2010.
Carl Meyer
Published: Wednesday, 07/18/2012 12:00 am EDT

Indian government and energy industry officials have been meeting with their Canadian and American counterparts, planting seeds they hope will blossom into a plan to export liquefied natural gas to India, using pipelines and terminals on Canada's East Coast.

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