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Natural gas discovered in Quebec
Date: Monday, April 07 2008
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Quebec may be known for its massive hydroelectric power, but a new discovery of natural gas along the St. Lawrence Lowlands has generated excitement that the province will expand its clout as a Canadian power producer.

Natural gas discovery excites Quebec about possibility of becoming self-sufficient


 





Wed Apr 2, 6:11 PM


By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

MONTREAL - Quebec may be known for its massive hydroelectric power, but a new discovery of natural gas along the St. Lawrence Lowlands has generated excitement that the province will expand its clout as a Canadian power producer.



"This now potentially over a long period of time puts Quebec in the position that it could become self sufficient in gas," Michael Binnion, president and CEO of Questerre Energy Corp. (TSX:QEC), said in an interview.


His company is one of the partners of Forest Oil Corp. (NYSE:FST), which Tuesday announced a significant gas discovery in the Utica shale between Montreal and Quebec City...


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