A spokesperson for Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd says there has been no request for government funding from a group proposing to develop an $8.5 billion bitumen refinery and petrochemical complex north of Edmonton, but if a request came “it would certainly be considered.”
September 17, 2018, 11:22 AM MDT
TransCanada Corporation’s Coastal Gaslink pipeline project has signed community and project agreements with all of the elected Indigenous bands along its pipeline route in British Columbia.
September 13, 2018, 7:09 AM MDT
Premier Rachel Notley says it’s critical to establish a “clear and reliable” timeline to resume construction of the Trans Mountain expansion project.
September 7, 2018, 4:21 AM MDT
Ongoing National Energy Board (NEB) processes directly related to the Trans Mountain expansion project will cease, following last week’s decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to quash the federal order in council which approved the project, says the board.
September 4, 2018, 6:54 AM MDT
Federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi says his government appreciates that within Indigenous communities there’s a diversity of opinion concerning the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on which the Federal Appeal Court will rule Thursday.
August 29, 2018, 3:23 AM MDT
It’s unlikely the federal government’s proposed Bill C-69 will have much of an impact on the existing approach Alberta takes towards consultation with First Nations and Metis, according to a senior provincial government official.
August 28, 2018, 7:56 AM MDT
The Federal Court of Appeal on Thursday will issue its long-awaited decision on whether the federal government adequately consulted Aboriginal groups in approving the Trans Mountain pipeline.
August 27, 2018, 9:13 AM MDT
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (CEAA) is seeking applications from individuals interested in becoming members of its Indigenous advisory committee.
August 24, 2018, 9:46 AM MDT
Judging by recent investment decisions, contract awards and the general buzz in Kitimat, it seems like a foregone conclusion that a final investment decision on the $40 billion LNG Canada project will be taken this year.
August 16, 2018, 8:52 AM MDT
The National Energy Board (NEB) says it has approved, with 15 conditions, NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) application to construct and operate the Boundary Lake North section of the Northwest Mainline Loop in northwestern Alberta.
August 1, 2018, 8:19 AM MDT
Mikisew Aecon Limited Partnership, a newly formed joint venture, has been awarded a master service agreement (MSA) by Fort Hills Energy L.P. for work on the Fort Hills oilsands project.
July 31, 2018, 11:52 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. has released its 2018 Report on Sustainability which details the company’s environmental, social and economic performance.
July 20, 2018, 10:18 AM MDT
The B.C. Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) has announced new interim measures to address concerns of the Blueberry River First Nations (BRFN) over oil and gas development activities on the BFRN’s critical areas.
July 12, 2018, 10:18 AM MDT
June 29, 2018, 3:38 AM MDT
The B.C. government is inviting feedback until July 30, 2018 on recommended changes to B.C.’s environmental assessment (EA) process, and Indigenous reconciliation is a big part of a discussion paper released on Monday.
June 19, 2018, 6 AM MDT
June 15, 2018, 6 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 7, 2018, 6 AM MDT
The Energy Council of Canada has chosen Chief Jim Boucher of Fort McKay as Canadian Energy Person of the Year.
May 15, 2018, 9:33 AM MDT
The National Energy Board will hold a written public hearing on a Section 58 application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. to construct 23 kilometres of pipeline within Clear Hills County, Alta.
May 7, 2018, 11:53 AM MDT
The National Energy Board will hold a mainly written public hearing on an application from Westcoast Energy Inc., now owned by Enbridge Inc., to construct and operate for a natural gas pipeline in Northeast British Columbia.
April 27, 2018, 9:45 AM MDT
The lack of a meaningful process to deal with unresolved issues around aboriginal rights, climate change and cumulative impacts of energy projects is impacting on the effectiveness of individual project reviews such as that for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, an Ottawa conference heard this week.
April 26, 2018, 7:21 AM MDT
The B.C. government on Wednesday sidestepped questions on the future of benefits agreements signed with First Nations on the Trans Mountain expansion, if the project were cancelled.
April 19, 2018, 4:04 AM MDT
When it comes to oil, anti-pipeline activists from Canada and the U.S. have found some strong allies among First Nations in B.C. in their fight to kill pipeline projects.
April 5, 2018, 3:47 AM MDT
Members of an oil and gas industry audience Wednesday were challenged to become advocates for the Canadian industry, celebrating its contributions to the economy and its ability to play an important role in the transition to alternate energy sources in the decades ahead.
March 22, 2018, 8:01 AM MDT