The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will reopen the public hearing into whether privately held Prosper Petroleum Ltd.’s plans to construct and operate the Rigel SAGD project in the Athabasca oilsands is in the public interest.
August 17, 2020, 1:06 PM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved as filed final 2020 tolls for transportation service on Zones 3 and 4 of the Westcoast Energy Inc. system.
August 17, 2020, 12:39 PM MDT
Demand for diesel and gasoline from the Prince George Refinery has increased dramatically in the last 60 days and demand currently is outpacing production, Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd.’s chief executive said Thursday.
August 14, 2020, 9:25 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) will hold a public hearing to consider an application from Campus Energy Partners Operations Inc. for proposed tolls and terms and conditions of service for the North Suffield Pipeline effective July 1, 2019.
August 13, 2020, 11:17 AM MDT
Pieridae Energy Limited says it expects to have a new engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contractor in place for its Goldboro LNG project by the end of this month.
August 12, 2020, 11:49 AM MDT
Compressor stations far outweighed any other facility when it came to the number of hydrocarbon leaks identified and the total rate of emissions produced, a leak detection and repair (LDAR) compliance review has found.
August 5, 2020, 7:07 AM MDT
Technician experience is increasingly important in comprehensive and compliance leak detection and repair (LDAR) surveys now required for methane emissions detection, according to the largest provider of optical gas imaging (OGI) services in Canada and the U.S.
August 5, 2020, 6:53 AM MDT
In its new Liability Management Framework released today, the Alberta government for the first time will require the reclamation of inactive oil and gas well sites, rather than allowing companies to choose whether to do so.
July 30, 2020, 6:08 AM MDT
TC Energy Corporation says it expects to begin shipping another 50,000 bbls/d of earlier-contracted heavy crude on the Keystone pipeline in 2021 with the use of drag reducing agents (DRA).
July 30, 2020, 11:18 AM MDT
The Coastal GasLink project in northeastern British Columbia is conducting a review of baseline cost and schedule to incorporate scope increases, permit delays and COVID-19 impacts, says TC Energy Corporation.
July 30, 2020, 11:51 AM MDT
Heavy crude volumes have rebounded on the Enbridge Inc. Mainline and heavy capacity is being fully utilized in July as refining demand picked up in the United States Midwest and Gulf Coast, the company said today.
July 29, 2020, 11:41 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. says that while it still cannot determine when all necessary permits to begin the construction of Line 3 in the United States will be received, it should have a decision by Nov. 14, 2020 on its water quality certificate permit.
July 29, 2020, 12:31 PM MDT
A Canadian technology that employs cosmic rays to see into SAGD reservoirs could be the next frontier when it comes to reducing monitoring costs and optimizing oilsands recovery rates.
July 27, 2020, 6:57 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. believes that significant Canadian production will remain offstream through the summer due to turnarounds, offering an opportunity for it to acquire additional production credits from companies who aren’t using them, say company officials.
July 23, 2020, 11:27 AM MDT
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) has begun an impact assessment for a proposed pipeline that would transport western Canadian natural gas to an LNG facility at Saguenay, Que., for export.
July 23, 2020, 6 AM MDT
With the introduction of new federal and provincial methane regulations, rapid and cost efficient monitoring of fugitive emissions will be more critical than ever before for the upstream oil and gas industry.
July 17, 2020, 6 AM MDT
A Quebec City-based start up has some high hopes for its new methane emissions monitoring technology.
July 16, 2020, 6 AM MDT
The Alberta government is taking measures to strengthen the ability of Indigenous groups to participate in the federally-funded $1 billion Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP), Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday.
July 16, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The Alberta government will reassess applications from oilfield service companies whose applications in the first two periods of the Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP) were declined because of administrative errors, says Energy Minister Sonya Savage.
July 16, 2020, 5:07 AM MDT
As chief executive officer of the Fort McKay First Nation’s newly-created position of oilsands development and sustainability, Alvaro Pinto is determined that the nation will be a leader in the responsible development of its own oilsands lease.
July 14, 2020, 7:12 AM MDT
The Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP) announced Thursday by the Alberta government will “move the needle” when it comes to attracting major new petrochemical projects, says an industry official.
July 10, 2020, 12 AM MDT
While takeaway capacity for Alberta crude oil production could become constrained by the end of this year as oilsands production comes back online, rail will be an option but only with a wider heavy oil differential, an energy conference heard Wednesday.
July 9, 2020, 7:24 AM MDT
Pembina Pipeline Corporation is putting a lot of time and effort into improving cost efficiencies and getting projects shovel ready for what it believes will be higher commodity prices beginning late next year, its chief executive said Wednesday.
July 9, 2020, 7:39 AM MDT
Citing the potential to attract $30 billion of private sector investment by 2030, the Alberta government this morning announced the Alberta Petrochemicals Incentive Program (APIP), a new 10-year grant program.
July 9, 2020, 11:45 AM MDT
Canada’s integrated oil companies are seeing promising signs of recovering demand both upstream and downstream as they begin to bring production back online, an investor energy conference heard Tuesday.
July 8, 2020, 6 AM MDT