Morinville — The Sturgeon Refinery has produced its first diesel, a major milestone as the project inches toward its planned mid-2018 start-up.
December 13, 2017, 8:51 AM MST
Service and supply companies looking to enter global markets may soon find themselves encountering a familiar presence abroad: the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
February 24, 2017, 6 AM MST
Edmonton — Despite advantages like abundant supplies of low-cost feedstock, Alberta’s petrochemical sector will likely still be challenged to lure investment away from larger industrial regions like the U.S. Gulf Coast.
February 22, 2017, 9:37 AM MST
Edmonton — Recent actions by the new U.S. administration may have revived TransCanada Corporation’s Keystone XL pipeline, but the project is still far from certain, according to one consultant.
January 25, 2017, 10:23 AM MST
Edmonton — With multiple major projects underway and several more proposals on the horizon, there’s a great deal of optimism in the future of the Alberta Industrial Heartland region northeast of Edmonton.
January 20, 2017, 10:43 AM MST
Edmonton — A bitumen upgrading pilot project near Fort Saskatchewan has found a potentially lucrative business model lurking at the bottom of a bbl of heavy oil.
June 16, 2016, 10:27 AM MDT
Edmonton — With new carbon policies coming into place in Alberta and around the world, the oilsands industry may be questioning its future prospects, but according to two University of Alberta energy economists, there is still a place for oilsands in the global market for years to come—as long as oil prices recover, of course.
May 25, 2016, 7:24 AM MDT
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley believes her party’s internal debate over pipeline development may actually help the province spread its own pro-pipeline message to the rest of the country.
April 18, 2016, 11:39 AM MDT
Edmonton — Discussions of the importance of diversifying Alberta’s economy have grown increasingly urgent in the past year as the government struggles with dwindling oil and gas revenues.
March 17, 2016, 10:35 AM MDT
Edmonton — The oilpatch can expect a tough year in Alberta, but there remains hope for growth abroad in new markets, according to a group of panelists speaking on the impact of low oil prices on the service and supply sector.
March 11, 2016, 10:20 AM MST
Edmonton — Alberta is moving in a “positive direction” on market access thanks to a suite of new climate policies from the provincial government, according to a manager with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
February 12, 2016, 6 AM MST
Alberta’s new climate policies should bolster the competitiveness of stronger performing oilsands projects, according to the chair of the province’s climate change advisory panel.
February 1, 2016, 10:37 AM MST
Edmonton — The conditions in Alberta’s capital region are right for a major petrochemical push, according to several speakers at an Alberta’s Industrial Heartland Association (AIHA) stakeholder event held last week in Edmonton.
January 26, 2016, 6:23 AM MST
Variations in geology, a lack of strong government policy and gaps in scientific knowledge all pose challenges for managing the risks of induced seismicity tied to hydraulic fracturing, a panel audience in Edmonton heard recently.
September 15, 2015, 10:56 AM MDT
Alberta must take credible action on climate change in order to secure its economic future, according to the province’s environment and parks minister.
September 14, 2015, 8:05 AM MDT
The fire might not have been real, but the stakes certainly were as Kinder Morgan Canada Inc. showcased its emergency response operations for regulators during a training simulation at its Edmonton South terminal on Wednesday.
June 11, 2015, 11:18 AM MDT