Fort St. John Lands On The 2013 Top BC Investment Towns List

According to the Real Estate Insider, “British Columbia’s “Oil and Gas capital” is estimated to have one of the largest natural gas deposits in North America – most of it still largely untapped. With the fairly recent attention being focused on the region as a viable source of shale based natural gas, we will definitely see a boost to the economy as exploration and production in the area increases. As new drilling techniques for shale are discovered, the area may become even more lucrative to oil and gas companies. And according to the Conference Board of Canada (Natural Gas Report 2012) there is now more money being invested into the development of the Canadian Natural Gas Industry than is being invested into the development of the oil industry. The investment in both sectors will primarily affect North East BC and Alberta.”

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