Elsie Ross

Elsie started at JWN in 1997 as a reporter for the Daily Oil Bulletin. Prior to that, she spent 15 years at the Calgary Herald as a reporter including the City Hall and education beats (but never business) and later as a copy editor. Elsie is currently the associate editor of the Daily Oil Bulletin. Her interests include midstream (pipeline) companies and politics.

  • Alberta Cabinet Given Deadline To Decide On Prosper Oilsands Project

    A Court of Queen’s Bench justice has given the Alberta cabinet 10 days to approve or reject Prosper Petroleum Limited’s proposed oilsands SAGD project northwest of Fort McMurray. 

    February 18, 2020, 12:33 PM MST

  • New Keystone Contract Volumes Could Start Ramping Up Late This Year

    TC Energy Corporation won’t likely start ramping up volumes from a 2019 open season on the Keystone pipeline until late this year or early 2021, a senior executive said Thursday.

    February 14, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • ESG Reporting At TC Energy Evolving, Says CEO

    TC Energy Corporation’s approach to reporting on ESG (environment, social and governance) is continuing to evolve in response to feedback from the investment community, says the company’s chief executive.

    February 14, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • TC Energy’s U.S. System Seeing Strong Demand

    TC Energy Corporation is seeing strong demand across its entire United States system, the president of United States Natural Gas Pipelines, said Thursday.

    February 14, 2020, 8:40 AM MST

  • Construction Market Tightening In Canada, Say TC Energy Executives

    TC Energy Corporation sees a tighter market in Canada than in the U.S. when canvassing contractors and suppliers as part of its pre-construction activity for Keystone XL, the president of liquids pipelines said Thursday.

    February 14, 2020, 8:45 AM MST

  • Record Set For Enbridge Mainline Volumes In 2019

    Enbridge Inc. moved record volumes on the Canadian Mainline in 2019, including record volumes in December, as it delivered on its 100,000 bbls/d of planned optimizations on the Mainline system by the end of 2019.

    February 14, 2020, 11:16 AM MST

  • Court To Rule On Prosper Oilsands Application February 18

    A small privately-held oilsands company will find out Tuesday whether the court will order the Alberta cabinet to decide within 10 days on an application for a SAGD oilsands project 100 kilometres northwest of Fort McMurray.

    February 13, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • Onion Lake Facility Expansion Eyed By IPC

    International Petroleum Corporation says it plans to look at a facility expansion at its Onion Lake, Saskatchewan thermal project to accelerate production to 16,000 bbls/d and then proceed to drill sustaining well pads over 20 plus years.

    February 12, 2020, 7:04 AM MST

  • Majority Of IPC’s US$149 Capital Budget Allocated To Canada

    International Petroleum Corporation says it plans to spend US$93 million (62 per cent) of its $149 million 2020 capital budget in Canada.

    February 11, 2020, 11:14 AM MST

  • 7Gen To Supply Quebec With 'Responsible' Natural Gas

    Seven Generations Energy Ltd. and Énergir s.e.c., Québec’s main natural gas distributor, have entered into a responsible natural gas supply agreement, the companies announced today.

    February 10, 2020, 11:27 AM MST

  • Enbridge Opposes Two-Part CER Proceeding For Contract Service Application

    Citing concerns about “substantial” delay, Enbridge Inc. has rejected a request from Canadian Natural Resources Limited that a regulatory proceeding on the pipeline company’s application for contract service on the Canadian Mainline be split into two consecutive hearings.

    February 10, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • CER Orders NGTL To Address Environmental Non-Compliances At North Montney Mainline Project

    NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. has been cited by a Canada Energy Regulator inspector for multiple non-compliances and/or hazards to the environment at Spread 1 of the North Montney Mainline project near Chetwynd, B.C.

    February 7, 2020, 10:46 AM MST

  • In Situ Bitumen Production In 2019 Flat With 2018

    Alberta’s total in situ bitumen production in 2019 was virtually unchanged from the previous year, reflecting mandatory production curtailments imposed in December 2018 that remained in place for the year, Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) figures show.

    February 7, 2020, 6:53 AM MST

  • ‘Clear Guidance’ On Consultation Provided By Appeal Court, Says Law Professor

    A Federal Court of Appeal ruling dismissing a challenge to the Trans Mountain expansion approval provides some clear guidance on First Nations consultation when read with the 2018 court ruling on the project, says a University of Calgary law professor.

    February 5, 2020, 4:08 AM MST

  • Gas Storage Scheme Proposed At Marten Hills

    Deltastream Energy Corporation has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for approval to inject sweet Clearwater solution gas from Clearwater oil production at Marten Hills in northern Alberta into a depleted Grand Rapids zone pool.

    February 5, 2020, 9:06 AM MST

  • Schedule Set For Trans Mountain Coquihalla Segment Detailed Route Hearing

    The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) says it anticipates it will hear written oral arguments in May 2020 on a detailed route hearing for the 47-kilometre Coquihalla segment of the Trans Mountain expansion, thus avoiding a one-year delay in the in-service date.

    February 4, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • More Information Needed In Enbridge Firm Service Filing, Says Suncor

    Suncor Energy Inc. wants to see more information from Enbridge Inc., which has filed an application seeking regulatory approval to convert up to 90 per cent of its Canadian Mainline capacity to contract service.

    January 31, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • Late 2020 Construction Start Eyed For Keyera Joint Venture Liquids Pipeline

    Keyera Corp. is optimistic that by the end of this year it will be able to start work on its proposed $1.3 billion Key Access Pipeline System (KAPS) joint venture and will have a commissioned pipeline by early 2022, its chief executive said Thursday.

    January 31, 2020, 8:06 AM MST

  • Pembina Discusses Petchem Project; Jordan Cove Working Through Approvals

    Pembina Pipeline Corporation is not getting into the commodity petrochemical business with its $5.4 billion project near Redwater but rather is getting into the business of providing petrochemical infrastructure, says the company’s chief executive.

    January 31, 2020, 8:27 AM MST

  • Economics Driving Continued Growth In Imperial Crude-By-Rail

    Imperial Oil Limited has continued to ramp up its crude-by-rail shipments from its Edmonton terminal to just above 100,000 bbls/d in January from 88,000 bbls/d in December 2019 and that trend is likely to continue in the near term, says its new chief executive.

    January 31, 2020, 11:41 AM MST

  • Tidewater’s Prince George Refinery Outperforming Expectations, Says CEO

      The Prince George refinery, which Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. acquired from Husky Energy Inc. late last year, continues to outperform expectations, an investor conference heard Wednesday.

    January 31, 2020, 8:46 AM MST

  • M&A Growth Vehicle Of Choice For Tourmaline, Says CEO

    Tourmaline Oil Corp. plans to become bigger through mergers and acquisitions that would give it a bigger piece of the gas supply over the next couple of years, an investor conference in Banff heard Wednesday.

    January 30, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • Attachie Still On ARC’s Radar: CEO

    ARC Resources Ltd.’s chief executive Wednesday defended his company’s approach to its Attachie investment in northeast British Columbia, telling an investment conference that it is progressing at the right pace.

    January 30, 2020, 6:03 AM MST

  • ESG Reporting A Priority For Seven Generations

    Beginning last year, Seven Generations Energy Ltd. stepped up its focus on how it reports and how it tells people what it is accomplishing on the environment, social and governance (ESG) side, its chief executive said Wednesday.

    January 29, 2020, 1:49 PM MST

  • Secure Seeking Access To Westspur Pipeline At Alida Terminal

    Secure Energy Services Inc., which recently shut down its crude oil terminal in Alida, Sask., has applied to the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) for orders to allow it to receive crude oil from, and deliver crude oil to, the Westspur pipeline owned by Kingston Midstream Westspur Limited.

    January 16, 2020, 9:04 AM MST

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