For Immediate Release
April 20th, 2016
Bear Head LNG and LearnCorp International establish Memorandum of Understanding for skills training
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Bear Head LNG Corporation, Inc. (Bear Head LNG) today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with LearnCorp International (LCI) for skills training. LCI’s training will ensure Bear Head LNG has the skilled workforce needed for its proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on the Strait of Canso in Richmond County, Nova Scotia.
“We are pleased to secure this agreement with LCI, globally recognized as a leader in training for the oil and gas as well as LNG sectors,’’ said Greg Vesey, President of Bear Head LNG. “Over the next several years, Bear Head LNG will need hundreds of skilled workers to safely construct, operate, and maintain its facility. Together, Bear Head LNG and LCI will provide the certified training needed.”
Bear Head LNG is committed to supporting the local economy in Nova Scotia by providing economic and social benefits for the region, First Nations communities, and the province.
“The agreement with Bear Head LNG enables LCI to harness its expertise right here at home in Cape Breton. We look forward to working with Bear Head LNG on this exciting project,” said Lucia MacIsaac, President of LCI. “LCI will provide internationally recognized instructors, curricula and technical support to assist Bear Head LNG through the development and delivery of courses and programs.”
LCI’s principal business focus is to provide specialty training services to clients in the energy sector. Safety focused training solutions include curriculum development, technical training, program management, assessment services, competency and skills management, and regulatory compliance. As a global player, LCI has delivered training solutions to projects around the world.
Bear Head LNG has approval from the US Department of Energy to export US-sourced natural gas both to countries that do have Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and those that do not have Free Trade Agreements (Non-FTA) with the US. Canada’s National Energy Board has granted Bear Head LNG approval to export up to 12 million tonnes per annum of LNG. Further, Bear Head LNG has all the initial federal, provincial, and municipal regulatory approvals required to begin project construction.
About Bear Head LNG Corporation, Inc.
Bear Head LNG is wholly owned by Liquefied Natural Gas Limited. Bear Head LNG proposes to develop a liquefied natural gas export facility on the Strait of Canso, Nova Scotia, Canada.
About Liquefied Natural Gas Limited
Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) is an Australian listed company (Code: LNG and OTC ADR: LNGLY) focused on development of mid-scale LNG plants. LNGL’s business strategy aims to deliver lower capital and operating costs, faster construction timelines and improved efficiency, relative to larger traditional LNG projects. LNGL’s portfolio includes 100% ownership in Magnolia LNG LLC, Bear Head LNG Corporation, Inc, Bear Paw Pipeline Corporation Inc., Gladstone LNG Pty Ltd, and LNG Technology Pty Ltd, which owns and develops the patented OSMR® LNG liquefaction process.
About LearnCorp International
LCI is a subsidiary company of the Cape Breton University Foundation, based in Nova Scotia, Canada. Incorporated in 1997, LCI strives to exceed industry expectations in workforce development initiatives and training. LCI has provided training programs for the largest oil and gas, as well as LNG projects around the world in markets as diverse as Africa, North America, Europe, and Australasia.
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Ms. Lucia MacIsaac
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Disclaimer: Forward-looking statements may be set out within this correspondence. Such statements are only predictions, and actual events or results may differ materially. Please refer to our forward-looking statement disclosure contained on our website at www.LNGLimited.com.au and to the Company’s Annual Report and Accounts for a discussion of important factors, which could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly, or revise, forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent legally required.
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