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ST. JOHN'S, Feb. 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Atlantic Canada are expected to face economic challenges due to quickly evolving markets for LNG cargoes, high capital requirements, and the sheer volume of projects competing for investment in North America, says EY in the latest edition of East Coast Offshore.
According to the quarterly report, investing in new technology may benefit the LNG projects in the long run, but those projects must be balanced with near-term costs and any technology risks. Tax incentives such as SR&ED should be carefully considered and accessed if possible to reduce the financial costs of leveraging the latest technologies.
The quarterly report highlights emerging legislative, regulatory and competitive issues affecting Atlantic Canada's oil and gas industry. In this edition you'll also find sections and examples on the following:
- Exploration and production risks on the rise
- Oil price dips prompt project economic reviews
- Investors looking for best bets
EY's Canadian oil and gas team is available to offer more insight into the report's findings. To reach a spokesperson, or for more information, please contact a member of our national PR team.
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