Canada’s status as the only country on the seismically active Ring of Fire circling the Pacific Ocean to have never developed a dedicated geothermal power project could be about to end with a project more than a thousand kilometres from the coast — in the southern prairie of Saskatchewan.
September 22, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Royal Helium Ltd. has received permits for an additional 32,166 hectares or 321 square kilometres of helium land in the southeastern half of Royal's Saskatchewan landholdings where the total helium lease and permit land now total approximately 4,320 square kilometres.
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Decades ago, it might have seemed a little unbelievable that in the futuristic-sounding year of 2020, our economic engines would still mainly be powered by fossil fuels.
September 16, 2020, 10:55 AM MDT
Hydrogen provides an opportunity for energy companies to innovate, diversify and attract new investments, and blending hydrogen gas into existing pipelines would let producers quickly access lucrative West Coast and overseas markets.
September 16, 2020, 9:22 AM MDT
BP plc says global oil demand will fall in all three scenarios it presents in its 2020 Energy Outlook and oil consumption may never return to levels seen before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold.
September 14, 2020, 11:15 AM MDT
After many false starts, hydrogen’s time may have come as the key to decarbonization to meet global climate commitments, a recent natural gas conference was told.
September 14, 2020, 9:34 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government appears to be making its way through the periodic table in an effort to diversify its resource economy beyond oil and natural gas with royalty credits providing an incentive for new projects.
September 8, 2020, 9 AM MDT
E3 Metals Corp., an emerging lithium developer and leading lithium extraction technology innovator, today announced the receipt of a government grant totalling $98,798 from Alberta Innovates that will assist in funding a project to determine the development plan and costs of brine production from the Leduc reservoir in Alberta.
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According to just about anyone who has studied it, geothermal heat and power alone could fuel our energy hungry economies for centuries — with the low- to zero-emissions output needed to meet climate targets. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, it represents a sustainable, renewable and practically inexhaustible fuel supply that could power the global electric grid many times over.
September 3, 2020, 12 AM MDT
As the oil and gas industry struggles through another bust cycle from which it may never fully recover, there may be no better time to diversify into sectors from which it can apply its world class expertise to gain an early market advantage. To many in the industry, the most promising transition would be to pivot to geothermal.
September 1, 2020, 7:30 AM MDT
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Razor Energy Corp. invested $600,000 in the second quarter of 2020, mainly on the South Swan Hills co-produced geothermal power generation project.
August 28, 2020, 7:54 AM MDT
As one of the world's largest hydrogen producers, Alberta wants to do as much as it can to capture part of a forecast $2.5 trillion global industry by 2050, says the province’s associate minister of natural gas and electricity.
August 26, 2020, 9:23 AM MDT
Every day we see breathless articles about the emerging Energy Transition — the change from today’s hydrocarbon-dominated energy economy to a future where renewables and other low-emission technologies will power our world. Goals are being set to be “carbon neutral” or “100 per cent renewable” by 2050, 2040, or even sooner.
August 24, 2020, 6 AM MDT
The idea of a green recovery as Canada seeks to rebuild the Canadian economy coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic “isn’t a zero sum or an either/or conversation,” when it comes to the oil and gas sector, an Indigenous member of an independent task force on the recovery said Thursday.
August 21, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Last month in B.C., a number of Land Act and Forest Act delegations related to permitting geothermal activities were provided by the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development (FLNRORD) to the BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC).
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Chevron U.S.A Inc. (CUSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, and Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. have signed a deal seeking to co-develop renewable power projects that will provide electricity to strategic assets across Chevron's global portfolio.
July 30, 2020, 7:43 AM MDT
Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee for the U.S. presidency, upped the ante for his Clean Energy Revolution on July 14, the day after part one of this four-part series was published.
July 27, 2020, 7:19 AM MDT
Using renewables such as wind turbines to electrify upstream oil and gas operations would allow for oil extraction with lower emissions per bbl, says Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O’Regan. He believes for Canada to attract investment in an increasingly environmentally-conscious world, such “outside-the-box” thinking is necessary.
July 27, 2020, 10:48 AM MDT
After the successful completion of its oversubscribed private placement, Royal Helium Ltd. has resumed its drill target identification program in southeast Saskatchewan.
July 16, 2020, 9:44 AM MDT
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