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.

  • New Canadian Energy Regulator Legislation Takes Effect This Month

    New federal legislation regulating resource projects, including a new Impact Assessment Act and the replacement of the National Energy Board (NEB)with the new Canadian Energy Regulator, will come into force Aug. 28, 2019.

    August 13, 2019, 6 AM MDT

  • NEB Hearing Underway On NGTL 2021 System Expansion

    Oral cross examination for NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) proposed 2021 system expansion project began this morning before the National Energy Board (NEB) in Calgary.

    August 12, 2019, 10:16 AM MDT

  • EPAC Raises Concerns About Enbridge Contract Carrier Plans

    Although Enbridge Inc. doesn't expect to file an application for contract capacity on the Canadian Mainline with the National Energy Board (NEB) until later this year, a producer group is urging the regulator to move cautiously.

    August 12, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • Canadian Gas Plants Drive SemGroup Q2 Profit

    SemGroup Corporation’s Canadian segment posted a second quarter 2019 profit of $29.67 million, up from $21.45 million in the second quarter of 2018.

    August 9, 2019, 10:32 AM MDT

  • Bellatrix Hoping To Drill Spirit River Wells In Q4

    Depending on prices, Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. is looking at going back into the field by the end of September to drill two to five net wells at its Spirit River liquids-rich natural gas play, says its chief executive.

    August 8, 2019, 11:03 AM MDT

  • Environment Canada Wants Upstream GHG Assessment For NGTL 2021

    The National Energy Board (NEB) has dismissed an application for review from the Samson Cree Nation which had sought to have the board consider greenhouse gas emissions in the hearing on NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s proposed 2021 system expansion.

    August 7, 2019, 2:19 PM MDT

  • Early Shutdown Of Line 5 In Michigan ‘Low Probability,’ Says Enbridge CEO

    Enbridge Inc. believes that despite legal threats from the state of Michigan there is a low probability of a shutdown of the Line 5 pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac prior to the construction of a tunnel to replace it, says the company’s chief executive.

    August 6, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • Open Season For Enbridge Mainline Begins Today

    Enbridge Inc. this morning launched a 60-day open season for transportation services on the Canadian Mainline pipeline system.

    August 2, 2019, 7:44 AM MDT

  • Enbridge To Deliver Additional 85,000 Bbls/d Of Mainline Throughput

    Shippers on the Enbridge Inc. Mainline who have faced apportionment for a number of years will benefit from approximately 85,000 bbls/d of additional throughput from Western Canada late this year, says the company.

    August 2, 2019, 11:27 AM MDT

  • Pembina Eyeing Northeast B.C. Fractionator

    With construction underway on its propane export terminal at Prince Rupert, Pembina Pipeline Corporation is talking to its customers about a fractionator in northeast British Columbia, a company official said Thursday.

    August 2, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • Jordan Cove LNG Off-takers Sticking With Project

    The off-takers for Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s proposed Jordan Cove LNG project in Oregon are continuing to remain supportive as Pembina works through the permitting challenges, says a company executive.

    August 2, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • TC Energy Pleased With Results Of Keystone System Open Season

    Increased contract flows from a recent open season on TC Energy Corporation’s Keystone Pipeline System likely will start in 2020 as the company works through some planned capacity increases, a company official said today.

    August 1, 2019, 11:52 AM MDT

  • Seven Generations Continues Push To Optimize Costs

    Total drilling and completion costs averaging $10 million per well in the second quarter of 2019 were unchanged from last year even though wells were nine per cent deeper, the Seven Generations Energy Ltd.’s chief operating officer said Wednesday.

    August 1, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • Positive Lower Montney Results Point To Third Layer Of Development In Nest, Says 7G

    Seven Generations Energy Ltd. brought its first full triple-stack pad on production at Nest 3 during the middle of the second quarter of 2019 and company officials say they are encouraged by the results.  

    July 31, 2019, 11:17 AM MDT

  • AER Grants CNRL Approval For New Dunvegan Pipelines

    Canadian Natural Resources Limited has received Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approval for three pipelines and a free-standing liner within an existing pipeline in the Dunvegan Field in northwest Alberta.

    July 31, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • Gas Supply, Transportation Options Scoped By LNG Canada Partners

    The five partners in LNG Canada are developing portfolios of market and equity gas supply to meet their LNG terminal feedstock requirements before the expected 2024 start of the first train, says the National Energy Board (NEB).

    July 30, 2019, 8:05 AM MDT

  • NEB Sees Future Coastal GasLink Connection To NGTL System

    A future physical connection between the Coastal GasLink pipeline and the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.  (NGTL) System is probable, based on the evidence submitted to a recent jurisdictional hearing, says the National Energy Board (NEB).

    July 29, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT

  • Joint Review Panel Finds Frontier Oilsands Mine In The Public Interest

    Teck Resources Limited’s proposed Frontier oilsands mine and processing plant north of Fort McMurray is in the public interest due to its economic benefits despite the fact it likely will result in significant adverse environmental effects, a Joint Review Panel has found.

    July 26, 2019, 6:53 AM MDT

  • Reclamation Key to Teck's Frontier Plan

    Teck Resources Limited is planning to reclaim the Frontier oilsands project footprint to equivalent land capability and relies on reclamation as the key mitigation measure for various environmental effects, said the Joint Review Panel report on the project released on Thursday.

    July 26, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT

  • Husky Q2 Results Affected By Lower Production, Throughputs

    Lower production and reduced throughputs due primarily to a heavy maintenance turnaround schedule and non-routine write-offs and expenses, affected Husky Energy Inc.’s second quarter 2019 results with lower funds flow and net income.

    July 25, 2019, 10:37 AM MDT

  • Further Growth In Crude-By-Rail Volumes Expected, Says CN

    Canadian National Railway Company is “ready to go” as soon as the Alberta government transfers to private shippers crude-by-rail contracts signed by former premier Rachel Notley, a company executive said Tuesday.

    July 24, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • Beaufort Resource Sharing Discussed Between Northern Governments, Feds

    The Northwest Territories government has begun negotiations with the federal and Yukon governments and the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation on resource sharing and co-management offshore the Beaufort Sea, says the NWT premier.

    July 23, 2019, 12 AM MDT

  • AER Approves Syncrude Mildred Lake Extension Project

    Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s proposed Mildred Lake extension (MLX) project that would extend mining activity by 14 years is in the public interest, says an Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) panel, which approved the project subject to 34 conditions.

    July 23, 2019, 7:55 AM MDT

  • OWA Reports Success In Area Based Closure

    As the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) continues to work with the government on how it will manage industry liability for oil and gas wells, the Orphan Well Association (OWA) is seeing some really great successes in an area based approach to cleanups, says its executive director.

    July 22, 2019, 11:14 AM MDT

  • Base Line Terminal Storage Additions Help Drive KML Terminal Earnings

    Earnings contributions from Kinder Morgan Canada Limited’s Edmonton-area terminals were up nearly 17 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 from the comparable 2018 period, driven primarily by storage capacity additions at its new Base Line Terminal joint venture.

    July 18, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

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