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.

  • Oil Pipeline Corridor Could Offer Growth Opportunities For TC Energy

    TC Energy Corporation sees both organic and inorganic opportunities for growth along its strategic crude oil infrastructure corridor, the company’s virtual investor day heard Tuesday.

    November 18, 2020, 6:38 AM MST

  • TC Energy Has Eye On Montney Opportunities

    Forecast WCSB supply growth of up to eight bcf/d by 2030 to 23 bcf/d will provide an opportunity for TC Energy Corporation to extend its system to capture Montney region volumes, a senior executive said Tuesday.

    November 18, 2020, 6:20 AM MST

  • TC Energy Working To Mitigate Regulatory Risks

    The president of Canadian natural gas pipelines for TC Energy Corporation said Tuesday she hopes the five-month delay by the federal government in approving the 2021 NGTL expansion is a “one-off occurrence.”

    November 18, 2020, 6:43 AM MST

  • TC Energy Eager To Capitalize On Growing Mexican Natural Gas Opportunities

    A forecast growth rate of about 2.3 per cent per year through 2040 is driving increased low cost natural gas imports into Mexico from the United States and TC Energy Corporation wants to provide the needed pipelines, an investor day heard Tuesday.

    November 18, 2020, 7:29 AM MST

  • TC Energy Inks Formal Agreement With Natural Law Energy For Indigenous Equity

    Following a MOU announced in September, TC Energy Corporation and Natural Law Energy (NLE) have signed a definitive agreement which allows NLE to make an equity investment of up to $1 billion in the Keystone XL pipeline project.

    November 17, 2020, 7:14 AM MST

  • Inter Pipeline’s Heartland Petrochemical Complex Still On Track For 2022 In-service Date

    While managing COVID during construction at Inter Pipeline Ltd.’s Heartland Petrochemical Complex has had an impact, the project remained on track in the third quarter of 2020, within the $4 billion revised budget and an expected in-service date of early 2022.  

    November 13, 2020, 11:21 AM MST

  • Prince George Refinery Continues To Strengthen Tidewater Results

    Continuing strong performance of the Prince George Refinery (PGR) which achieved 95 per cent utilization and the Pipestone gas plant helped Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. achieve record third quarter results in 2020.  

    November 13, 2020, 6:41 AM MST

  • The Sky’s The Limit For Methane Monitoring Start-Up

    November 12, 2020, 10:17 AM MST

  • Still Hope For Keystone XL, Says Mar

    Although United States president-elect Joe Biden has said he will cancel the presidential permit for TC Energy Corporation’s Keystone XL pipeline, that isn’t necessarily a done deal, a Canada West Foundation session on what the U.S. election means for Canada heard Tuesday.

    November 11, 2020, 8:40 AM MST

  • Enbridge CEO Sees Long-Term Global Demand For Natural Gas

    Natural gas will dominate global energy as conventional energy will be needed for a long time to come, says the chief executive of Enbridge Inc. 

    November 9, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • Enbridge Solar Power Facility Will Help Power Canadian Mainline

    Construction is underway on Alberta Solar One (ABS1), Enbridge Inc.’s first solar generation facility in southern Alberta, halfway between Lethbridge and Medicine Hat.

    November 9, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • Capital Budget Of $650 Million For 2021 In Line With 2020, Says Seven Generations

    Seven Generations Energy Ltd. has set a 2021 capital budget of $650 million capital budget, unchanged from this year.

    November 9, 2020, 11:40 AM MST

  • Ottawa Reaches Equivalency Deals With Western Provinces On Methane Emissions Reductions

    Alberta has reached a milestone equivalency agreement with the federal government that will allow the province to remain in charge of regulating methane emissions, Jason Nixon, minister of Parks and the Environment, said Thursday.

    November 6, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • Enbridge Line 3 Replacement Water Permit Decision Expected By Nov. 14

    Enbridge Inc. continues to advance its Line 3 replacement project in Minnesota with a decision by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) on its Water Quality Certificate expected by the Nov. 14 statutory deadline.

    November 6, 2020, 11:40 AM MST

  • Performance Of Duvernay Kaybob Wells Improving, Says Murphy

    Murphy Oil Corporation’s Duvernay shale assets at Kaybob are performing extremely well with production of 13,000 boe/d in the third quarter of 2020, giving the company considerable future flexibility, says the company’s chief executive.

    November 5, 2020, 11:15 AM MST

  • Keyera Eyes Blue Hydrogen, Ethane Plus Opportunities

    Keyera Corp. is well positioned to be part of the Alberta and federal governments’ blue hydrogen strategy, creating and producing the product if there is a demand for it, company executives said Wednesday.

    November 4, 2020, 2:27 PM MST

  • Trans Mountain’s Coldwater Aquifer Report Complete Enough For Detailed Route Hearing, Says CER

    The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has unanimously determined that a Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC report on a condition of its expansion approval related to an aquifer underlying the Coldwater Indian Reserve No. 1 is complete enough to proceed to a detailed route hearing.

    November 4, 2020, 5:08 AM MST

  • KAPS Construction To Begin In 2021, Says Keyera

    Keyera Corp. says it expects to invest between $400 million and $450 million in growth capital projects in 2021 with the majority focused on KAPS (Key Access Pipeline System) which it had deferred for a year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    November 4, 2020, 11:34 AM MST

  • Westcoast Silverstar Project Receives Regulatory Approval

    The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved an application from Westcoast Energy Inc. for the $25 million Silverstar project which includes additional metering capability at its existing Sunset Creek compressor station (CS-16), providing an additional outlet for natural gas on the T-North system.

    November 4, 2020, 2:21 PM MST

  • Drone Technology Zeroes In On Oilfield Emissions

    A technology that pioneered the detection of methane on Mars is back on earth, tracking down and measuring greenhouse gas emissions in both the oil and gas and renewable natural gas industries.

    November 3, 2020, 8:25 AM MST

  • Invest Alberta To Pitch Alberta ESG Performance To Attract Capital Investment

    Alberta’s newly-created Invest Alberta Corporation (IAC) in part will be leading the province’s advocacy efforts to take the message of Alberta’s “world leading” ESG (environment, social and governance) performance to global capital markets, Premier Jason Kenney said Monday.

    November 3, 2020, 4:14 AM MST

  • Strong Canadian Oil Performance Bolsters IPC Q3 Results

    International Petroleum Corporation achieved better than expected third quarter 2020 production with a faster than forecast ramp-up and good reservoir performance at its major Canadian oil assets at Suffield and Onion Lake thermal

    November 3, 2020, 3:21 PM MST

  • Thailand’s National Oil Company Seeks To Rescind Oilsands Approval

    PTTEP Canada Limited (PTTEPCA), Thailand’s national petroleum company, has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for an amendment that would rescind the 2018 approval for its Mariana Thornbury SAGD project in the Athabasca oilsands.

    November 2, 2020, 2:33 PM MST

  • Alberta Petrochemical Incentive Program Open For Business

    The Alberta government is offering grants worth 12 per cent of eligible capital costs once new petrochemical plants — including hydrogen-producing projects — are up and running.

    October 30, 2020, 9:34 AM MDT

  • TC Energy Eying Potential Hydrogen Opportunities

    While it’s still early days for Canada’s hydrogen economy, TC Energy Corporation “absolutely” sees a long-term opportunity for the deployment of additional capital into its natural gas transportation assets, says the company’s incoming chief executive officer.

    October 30, 2020, 7:39 AM MDT

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