HALIFAX, Feb. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Pieridae Energy Canada Ltd. (Pieridae)
has registered its Goldboro LNG Project with Nova Scotia Environment.
Filing of the environmental registration document is the first step in
the provincial environmental approval process for the proposed project
to be located in Goldboro, Nova Scotia.
Goldboro LNG, www.GoldboroLNG.com, will include a natural gas liquefaction plant and facilities for the
storage and export of liquefied natural gas (LNG), including a marine
jetty for loading. The project will create significant direct and
indirect economic benefits for the local community, province and
"This is an important milestone in our proposed development of the
Goldboro LNG Project," said Mark Brown, Director of Project
Development, Pieridae. "We look forward to working with the Department
of Environment and consulting with all stakeholders throughout the
environmental assessment process."
Nova Scotia Environment has reviewed the Goldboro LNG Project and
developed a draft Terms of Reference for a comprehensive environmental
assessment of the project. The public has until Friday, March 29, 2013
to comment on the draft, at which time Nova Scotia Environment will
finalize and issue the final Terms of Reference. That document will
serve as the "roadmap" for Pieridae to conduct the environmental
"We are committed to keeping stakeholders informed, and listening to and
acknowledging their concerns and aspirations throughout the
environmental assessment process," said Brown.
The proposed Goldboro LNG facility is anticipated to receive, liquefy
and export up to about ten million metric tons of natural gas per year
and have on-site storage capacity of 690,000 cubic metres of LNG. It is
anticipated that at its peak Goldboro LNG will create up to 3,500 jobs
during construction and 200 ongoing operation and maintenance
The Goldboro LNG environmental registration document and the draft Terms
of Reference issued by Nova Scotia Environment can be viewed at http://www.gov.ns.ca/nse/ea/goldboro-lng.asp or at the following locations:
Municipality of the District of Guysborough, 33 Pleasant Street,
Sherbrooke Library, 11 Main Street, Sherbrooke, NS;
James and Mary Rhynold, 15048 Hwy 316, Stormont, NS;
Ecology Action Centre, 2705 Fern Lane, Halifax, NS;
Nova Scotia Environment, 155 Main Street, Suite 205, Antigonish, NS; and
Nova Scotia Environment Library, 5th Floor, 5151 Terminal Road, Halifax,
Pieridae will host a public information session at the Goldboro
Interpretive Centre on Thursday, March 7, 2013 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
About Pieridae Energy Canada
Pieridae Energy Canada, www.PieridaeEnergy.com, is a Canadian energy infrastructure development company focused on
liquefied natural gas (LNG) opportunities. The company's management
team has extensive LNG experience and deep connections to the LNG
industry world-wide. Pieridae operates as the project lead in the
initial phases of development of a project.
SOURCE: Pieridae Energy Canada
For further information:
Sean Lewis, Pieridae Energy Canada at 902.425.1860 x. 225 (O), 902.223.2782 (M) or firstname.lastname@example.org.