Eavor Technologies Inc. has appointed Michael Liebreich to chair a new advisory board as it moves forward with its first commercial projects.
July 9, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Royal Helium Ltd. closed its oversubscribed private placement of units announced on June 15, 2020 and expanded on June 29.
July 9, 2020, 12:37 PM MDT
Government can play an effective role in resolving some of the marketplace barriers to developing the energy transition in Western Canada, says Blake Shaffer, assistant professor at the University of Calgary.
July 2, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Every energy source — renewables, fossil fuel-based, or other — has significant benefits while also carrying significant costs and risks, both economic and environmental, says Brad Hayes, president of Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.
June 29, 2020, 7:26 AM MDT
Comparative advantages matter for Alberta as the government looks at rebuilding the provincial economy, says Blake Shaffer, assistant professor who focuses on electricity markets, climate policy and energy transitions in the department of economics and School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.
June 29, 2020, 10:13 AM MDT
Keep it local. That is a key consideration Reeve Leanne Beaupre from the County of Grande Prairie hopes government takes into account as it divvies out spending for the province’s Site Rehabilitation Program.
June 24, 2020, 9:33 AM MDT
Canada possesses a wealth of energy alternatives — from oil and gas derivatives like hydrogen and carbon to new energy opportunities such as renewables combined with energy storage — from which to cultivate on the strength of existing energy expertise and knowhow, said panelists on a JWN Energy Speaker Series webinar Tuesday.
June 24, 2020, 7:26 AM MDT
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Proton Technologies will deploy its patented process to extract hydrogen from existing oil reservoirs, while carbon dioxide will remain trapped in the ground, the Saskatchewan government announced this morning.
June 24, 2020, 10:45 AM MDT
The Canadian oil and gas industry needs “net-zero” emissions which has now become a tool for competitiveness, not only a tool for the environment and the “right thing to do,” Canada’s natural resources minister said Monday.
June 23, 2020, 6:42 AM MDT
In searching for the next breakthrough in geothermal energy, Royal Dutch Shell plc came up with a top ten list of what was holding geothermal energy back. As a clean source of baseload power and heat, geothermal has the unique ability to fill the intermittency gap left by those other clean sources of power — wind and solar. But unlike those sources — which have undergone exponential growth — geothermal has failed to launch in a significant way.
June 17, 2020, 7:29 AM MDT
E3 Metals Corp. is investigating accessing federal government funding for inactive well cleanup and economic stimulus spending, as well as leveraging the Canada-U.S. critical minerals strategy as work continues apace to build a pilot lithium extraction facility in central Alberta.
June 17, 2020, 11:44 AM MDT
The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) is looking to possibly expand its mandate as it pursues “an open and transparent strategic review” to discuss the evolution of the industry and its future needs.
June 12, 2020, 7:20 AM MDT
The universe’s smallest molecule could have the largest potential in the energy transition says David Layzell, research director at The Transition Accelerator.
June 9, 2020, 9:02 AM MDT
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June 5, 2020, 8:09 AM MDT
The seismic shift in energy demand witnessed during COVID-19 is altering the mindset of oil companies, shifting the motivation for green investment decisions to hard-wired financial gain.
June 3, 2020, 8:33 AM MDT
Prairie Lithium Corp. and LiEP Energy Ltd. will be conducting a lithium exploration and development program in Saskatchewan, the provincial government announced.
June 3, 2020, 9:11 AM MDT
COVID-19 presents an opportunity for ‘Big Oil’ companies to accelerate their energy transition through mergers and acquisitions, says Gero Farruggio, head of global renewables at Rystad Energy AS.
June 1, 2020, 6:49 AM MDT
When the Avatar Program kicks off on June 19, it will provide an opportunity for young professionals working in the energy industry, or recently displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic, to connect and re-connect — virtually of course — to the energy workforce and industry leaders, developing business opportunities for the future.
May 28, 2020, 7:23 AM MDT
Saskatchewan will soon be home a helium purification operation in Canada.
May 28, 2020, 9:14 AM MDT
Royal Helium Ltd. has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to review the development of an integrated, "poly-generation" facility for the production and refinement of helium and associated inert gases from helium-bearing gas production in southern Saskatchewan.
May 27, 2020, 6:52 AM MDT
A new task force will help to develop a framework to develop a hydrogen economy in the Heartland region.
May 14, 2020, 10:26 AM MDT
With global demand for helium on the rise, industry interest in exploring Alberta’s helium potential is growing. That’s why the Alberta government has established a new royalty rate — 4.25 per cent — and structure, to help set the stage for investment, while ensuring a fair price for Albertans.
May 13, 2020, 4:04 PM MDT
Veteran oil men Jim Gray and Greg Stringham have seen their share of downturns from the first major oil collapse in 1986 to the aftermath of post 9/11, and in the case of Gray, the 1970s oil crises.
May 11, 2020, 6 AM MDT