Crude-by-rail exports, which set a record in April, are expected to continue to rise as coastal refiners facing higher offshore prices look for cheaper crude in Western Canada where pipeline constraints have resulted in price discounts, say those in the industry.
July 16, 2018, 8:57 AM MDT
Canadian midstream companies in the short term will be building on their existing assets in growing their businesses even as they diversify their operations into the United States, theTD Securities Calgary energy conference heard Wednesday.
July 12, 2018, 12:50 PM MDT
Chad Harris wants to make it clear: while Serafina Energy Ltd. uses proven thermal SAGD technology, it is not an oilsands company.
July 11, 2018, 7:36 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing Aug. 14 in Calgary on a common carrier application from TykeWest Limited (TWL) which says its sour natural gas resource in northwest Alberta has been stranded as the result of the refusal of the carrier to provide sweet gas for blending.
July 10, 2018, 2:14 PM MDT
Shipments of pipeline for the Alberta segment of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion are arriving in Alberta as construction remains on track to begin this month, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said this morning.
July 9, 2018, 10:42 AM MDT
Canada needs to ensure greater regulatory certainty if it is to attract the resource investment needed for its continued prosperity, says the chief executive of the Canada West Foundation.
June 28, 2018, 10:41 AM MDT
First Nations-led Eagle Spirit Energy says it has secured an offtake commitment from a major national oil company for two million bbls/d of crude oil and substantial supply commitments from producers.
June 27, 2018, 6 AM MDT
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) is seeking regulatory approval for a proposed $2.31 billion system expansion that it says will increase its capability to receive a growing natural gas supply on the west side of the system and deliver sweet gas to the increasing market demand on the east side.
June 22, 2018, 6 AM MDT
NOVA Chemicals Corporation has been ordered to pay Dow Chemical Canada ULC and Dow Europe GmbH more than US$858.07 million in damages after the court found it had acted improperly as operator of the jointly-owned E3 ethylene plant at Joffre.
June 22, 2018, 11:41 AM MDT
Faced with the loss of their traditional markets to United States shale gas, Western Canadian natural gas producers need five bcf/d of West Coast LNG export capacity to provide access to new markets, a Canadian Energy ResearchInstitute (CERI) breakfast heard Tuesday.
June 20, 2018, 8:27 AM MDT
Husky Energy Inc. hopes to begin construction this fall on three new pipelines, including a larger replacement for a pipeline that in 2016 ruptured and spilled heavy oil and diluent into the North Saskatchewan River near Maidstone.
June 15, 2018, 11:33 AM MDT
TransCanada Corporation is pleased with this week’s decision by the South Dakota Supreme Court to dismiss an appeal by opponents of its Keystone XL pipeline through the state, company spokesman Terry Cunha said today.
June 15, 2018, 10:22 AM MDT
As the new president of Schlumberger Canada Limited, Celine Gerson acknowledges that she has her work cut out for her as she fights for investment dollars for her company, the subsidiary of a large global corporation.
June 14, 2018, 6:06 AM MDT
June 14, 2018, 7:09 AM MDT
Prosper Petroleum Ltd. has received regulatory approval, subject to certain conditions, for its $390 million greenfield Rigel SAGD project in the Athabasca oilsands, 64 kilometres northwest of the hamlet of Fort McKay.
June 13, 2018, 6 AM MDT
June 13, 2018, 6:14 AM MDT
Kananaskis — Alberta is at the start of a “fantastic petrochemical renaissance” and is working with global players to achieve that as it seeks to catch the next wave of investment, a petrochemical conference heard this week.
June 13, 2018, 11:16 AM MDT
Kananaskis — The Canadian Energy Research Institute’s sold-out petrochemical conference this week in Kananaskis Country heard an upbeat message Monday from its keynote speaker.
June 12, 2018, 10:21 AM MDT
Kananaskis — West Coast Canada LNG could unlock significant new opportunities for Montney natural gas liquids, including the potential export of ethane or its use as a petrochemical feedstock in Canada, a petrochemical conference heard Monday.
June 12, 2018, 6:09 AM MDT
As new pipelines bring United States shale gas into the storage hub at Dawn, Ont., Alberta gas is finding its way to other markets, including New England and in some cases, even the U.S. Southeast, a recent Platts energy forum was told.
June 11, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says her government plans to “accelerate and escalate” its communication efforts in British Columbia this summer to talk to residents about why the Trans Mountain pipeline is a good project.
June 8, 2018, 6:18 AM MDT
When Tourmaline Oil Corp.’s chief executive introduced what he described as my “Canadian gas producers’ reasons for hope” slide in a presentation at Wednesday’s annual meeting, it had a church in the background.
June 7, 2018, 9:37 AM MDT
More attention needs to be paid to the potential impact on heavy sour crude prices of new International Maritime Organization (IMO) rules that would significantly reduce sulphur emissions from ships’ fuel as of Jan. 1, 2020, the Platts energy forum heard Wednesday. ''
June 7, 2018, 6 AM MDT
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. is seeking regulatory approval of the $451.5 million Clearwater West expansion project, which is required to meet the incremental April 2020 design flow requirements in the Peace River project area.
June 5, 2018, 12:22 PM MDT
While the market was looking up for oil producers in May as prices rose and the light-heavy differential continued to narrow, there was more bad news for western Canadian gas producers as AECO spot prices slid to their lowest level since October 2017.
June 4, 2018, 6 AM MDT