Without oil tankers to take Alberta oil to foreign markets, an expanded Trans Mountain pipeline would be “the proverbial pipeline to nowhere,” and yet when it reviewed the $7.4 billion expansion project, the National Energy Board (NEB) failed to fully consider the environmental impacts of increased oil tanker traffic.
The oilsands industry is so technologically sophisticated it should be classified by Statistics Canada and others who measure the country’s economy as a part of the manufacturing sector — and if it was it would fundamentally alter the way Canadians look at the industry, says a noted economist.
A private oil and gas company has available for farm-in 100% working interest lands with-in the Kaybob area of Alberta. The lands offer the opportunity for horizontal development drilling within the Montney formation.
A moderate recovery in oil and gas activity in Western Canada won’t reabsorb all the workers that lost their jobs since late 2014 when oil prices crashed, but parts of the industry will struggle to fill positions, says a PetroLMI labour supply research report.
The 80 mmcf per day Phase V expansion of Birchcliff Energy Ltd.’s 100 per cent owned and operated natural gas processing plant in Pouce Coupe has been successfully brought onstream, increasing the processing capacity of the plant to 260 from 180 mmcf per day.
Electrical Wholesalers Edmonton, Ltd. (EWEL) has been appointed the exclusive, authorized, stocking Master Distributor for all Drexan Energy Systems Inc. products throughout British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
The Competition Bureau continues to actively review competition concerns related to Pembina Pipeline Corporation's acquisition of Veresen Inc. despite the parties' announcement that the transaction closed.
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