As oil and gas companies cut back on exploration, a Saskatchewan-based company is planning a busy year ahead, exploring and drilling for lithium-enriched brines on its 220,000 acres in the Williston Basin of southeastern Saskatchewan.
September 2, 2021, 9:54 AM MDT
A Calgary-based cleantech company whose proprietary technology can convert biomass or biogenic matter into an advanced biocrude is looking to extend the life of the internal combustion engine — including diesel and jet — while cost effectively reducing its carbon footprint.
August 18, 2021, 6 AM MDT
A sudden interest in the empty space between subsurface rocks has created the need to place a value on the void and a means for all users to gain access to the underground repositories.
August 11, 2021, 12 AM MDT
As CEO of deep tech company Drishya AI Labs Inc., Amardeep Sibia has found himself living in what he describes as two different ecosystems — Calgary’s “precise by-the-book engineering culture” and the “fast frugal software ecosystem” of Bangalore, India.
July 26, 2021, 9 AM MDT
While digital transformation offers significant opportunities for companies, it’s less about technology than how it’s used and ultimately is all about the people involved, a Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) virtual session heard recently.
July 19, 2021, 8:40 AM MDT
After three years spent working with companies on how to extract lithium from oilfield brine, University of Alberta professor Dan Alessi and Salman Safari, his former post-doctoral fellow, felt they had the experience to develop their own process.
June 29, 2021, 8:23 AM MDT
Although Qube Technologies Inc. was launched to help companies meet new regulatory requirements for monitoring methane emissions as cheaply as possible, it’s ESG that is really driving the demand for its AI-assisted technology, says a company official.
June 1, 2021, 6:04 AM MDT
Timing is everything when it comes to new projects and Expander Energy Inc. believes the time has come for a proposed plant that will produce low carbon intensity synthetic diesel and jet fuel from wood waste while capturing and storing the carbon dioxide.
May 13, 2021, 12 AM MDT
In the massive global movement toward decarbonization, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and more recently carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) are increasingly being looked to as a means of addressing fossil fuel emissions.
April 27, 2021, 8:50 AM MDT
A technology that had its origins nearly a decade ago with a physics principle in the mind of its inventor could provide a more energy efficient and lower cost artificial lift pump for the oil and gas industry.
April 19, 2021, 7:07 AM MDT
Calgary-based Nauticol Energy Ltd. is targeting a 2025 start-up date for its US$3 billion net-zero blue methanol project just south of Grande Prairie to meet a growing global demand in energy applications, says its chief executive.
April 12, 2021, 6 AM MDT
The chief executive of a Calgary-based company providing mitigation solutions for carbon dioxide says there’s a growing interest in the expansion of carbon capture and storage in Alberta in response to carbon pricing.
April 12, 2021, 6 AM MDT
Flow rate. Set points. Temperature. Pressure. Density. Tanks. Pipeline Integrity.
March 17, 2021, 5:55 AM MDT
Traditional Indigenous knowledge will be integrated with western science as part of a new pilot collaborative water-monitoring program in northeast British Columbia, a BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) scientist said at a recent session.
March 8, 2021, 6 AM MST
Foothills Pipe Lines (South B.C.) Ltd. is seeking Canada Energy Regulator (CER) approval for a $402 million project to increase capacity on the Foothills South B.C. (Zone 8) system to meet existing and incremental contractual obligations.
March 8, 2021, 12:56 PM MST
With its first propane export terminal set to come into service near the end of the first quarter of 2021, Pembina Pipeline Corporation says it is evaluating its deferred expansion project for the Prince Rupert Terminal.
February 26, 2021, 11:36 AM MST
Becoming a world leading investment site for carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) and potentially hydrogen is the simplest pathway for Alberta to have an energy future despite declining global oil demand, an energy consultant said Wednesday.
February 25, 2021, 8:09 AM MST
Baytex Energy Corp. says it intends to implement a heavy oil drilling program in the second half of the year in which it could drill up to 30 net wells at Lloydminster and six net wells at Peace River.
February 25, 2021, 10:57 AM MST
Suncor Energy Inc. would be “super interested” in a nuclear reactor technology that could replace the energy intensive natural gas fired boilers and steam generators in its oilsands extraction, a company executive said Wednesday.
February 25, 2021, 9:27 AM MST
Following through on an election campaign promise by Premier Jason Kenney, the Alberta government is before the Alberta Court of Appeal this week with a constitutional challenge to federal Bill C-69, the Environmental Assessment Act.
February 24, 2021, 12 AM MST
Ensuring that Indigenous groups are properly consulted on projects that affect them is crucial for the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) in its commitment to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, says the CER’s new chief executive officer.
February 23, 2021, 6 AM MST
Citing pressure on its insurers from environmental activists that ultimately could mean higher tolls for shippers, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC wants the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to allow it to file the names of its insurers on a confidential basis.
February 23, 2021, 11:06 AM MST
TC Energy Corporation pipelines experienced unprecedented and sustained demand for its pipeline capacity over the past week as a polar vortex covered most of the United States, the company’s new chief executive said Thursday.
February 19, 2021, 3:54 AM MST
Project costs for Coastal GasLink are expected to increase significantly, and the schedule will be delayed due, in part, to the impacts from COVID-19 as the company works with LNG Canada on a revised project plan, parent TC Energy Corporation said today.
February 19, 2021, 8:39 AM MST
The next four years under the administration of President Joe Biden offers an incredible opportunity for Canada to co-operate with the United States on energy and the environment and it’s time for Canada to seize that opportunity, a think tank webinar heard Tuesday.
February 17, 2021, 12 AM MST