Researchers at the University of Alberta are studying biochar applications that could be designed to sequester carbon, treat water or even enhance soil health — and one day offer the opportunity to provide carbon offsets to the oil and gas industry.
August 24, 2021, 12 AM MDT
While hydrogen fuel cells and electric vehicles are grabbing headlines, Hiller Truck Tech chief executive David Hiller believes the real future is in natural gas-powered heavy-duty vehicles if the transportation industry truly wants to help reach Canada’s climate goals.
August 17, 2021, 12 AM MDT
A new map-based data platform promises to eliminate management, collaboration and visibility challenges in the energy and environmental sector by consolidating key project information on one dashboard with real-time updates.
August 10, 2021, 7:09 AM MDT
Nearly two decades after discovering a first nugget of a technology base that would eventually convert waste fats and oils into naphtha, jet fuel and diesel, David Bressler and his University of Alberta teams continue to explore the possibilities.
July 14, 2021, 9:42 AM MDT
Geoscientist Haydon Mort is hoping to inspire geoscientists to connect with the public in a way that sparks interest in the field.
June 14, 2021, 8:34 AM MDT
Total Energy Services Inc. maintained continuous operations in all jurisdictions, despite ongoing COVID-19 challenges and restrictions, particularly in Canada, says chief executive Daniel Halyk.
May 14, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Enerflex Ltd.’s focus on supporting the market with greenhouse gas reduction technology and infrastructure development is attracting support from new and current customers, says Marc Rossiter, chief executive officer.
May 6, 2021, 10:27 AM MDT
Pason Systems Inc. will refresh some its existing technology platforms and invest in additional equipment to meet increasing activity levels as part of its $15 million capital plan in 2021.
May 3, 2021, 10:13 AM MDT
Mullen Group Ltd. secured two acquisitions wins to kick off the year despite another quarter filled with disrupted supply chains and mandated closures related to COVID-19.
April 23, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Addressing emissions from the entire value chain including Scope 3 emissions may soon be a part of most oil and gas climate change strategies, just not in Canada — yet.
April 9, 2021, 7:10 AM MDT
Saskatchewan’s premier is still holding out hope for the Keystone XL pipeline despite the changes and uncertainty in the U.S. energy sector.
April 8, 2021, 11:33 AM MDT
In what could be a Canadian energy industry first, Enerflex Ltd. has created a new department dedicated entirely to the energy transition.
March 8, 2021, 8:56 AM MST
Pason Systems Inc. was not immune to the impacts of the pandemic on global oil and gas demand and the resulting reduction in drilling activity as shown in its fourth quarter financial results.
March 1, 2021, 12 AM MST
Calling its 2020 financial results “acceptable under the circumstances,” Mullen Group Ltd.’s chief executive says his number one objective is to position the trucking and logistics company for long-term success.
February 12, 2021, 12 AM MST
U.S.-based Air Company has developed a process to make vodka after pulling carbon dioxide out of the air and turning it into alcohol or pure ethanol.
February 8, 2021, 7:24 AM MST
Under societal pressure from investors and stakeholders, Canadian energy companies are adding chief sustainability officers and similar positions to C-Suite boardrooms.
January 4, 2021, 7:32 AM MST
When four Canadian professionals working in the gas purification and separation industry started a company specializing in carbon capture technologies in 2007, the global financial crisis was about to unfold.
December 31, 2020, 10:04 AM MST
Start-up Meteor Biotech is developing new technology to uncover additional production while reducing emissions per bbl of oil at the same time in oilsands operations.
December 23, 2020, 12 AM MST
Using high heat, high pressure and water to turn agriculture and food processing waste into renewable natural gas and organic fertilizer, BioRefinex will soon demonstrate the full scope of its thermal hydrolysis technology for the first time in Alberta and in the world.
November 24, 2020, 6 AM MST
Pneumatic chemical injection pumps have been used for decades in the oil and gas industry, leaving behind a huge environmental footprint.
November 19, 2020, 10:50 AM MST
Total Energy Services Inc. currently has 10 rigs operating in Canada and expects to ramp up activity in the first quarter of 2021.
November 16, 2020, 6 AM MST
Enerplus Corporation has increased its 2020 annual production guidance following a successful North Dakota well program, which is outperforming expectations.
November 9, 2020, 6 AM MST
A smaller number of companies with a heightened focus on technology will characterize the industry as drilling activity recovers, although the timing of that recovery remains uncertain, says the chief executive officer of Pason Systems Inc.
November 5, 2020, 11:30 AM MST
Baytex Energy Corp. has resumed drilling activity in the fourth quarter after two quarters of little to no capital spending in Canada.
November 3, 2020, 11:23 AM MST
Whitecap Resources Inc. has increased its 2020 average production guidance to 67,500 to 68,000 boe/d from 65,000 to 67,000 boe/d thanks to the strong performance of its base production and associated decline rate in the third quarter.
October 30, 2020, 10:51 AM MDT