April 26, 2021, 11:13 AM MDT
Alberta has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan to support the development of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs).
April 14, 2021, 10:35 AM MDT
April 14, 2021, 7:51 AM MDT
Avanti Energy Inc. has added to its management team.
April 13, 2021, 7:47 AM MDT
Calgary-based Nauticol Energy Ltd. is targeting a 2025 start-up date for its US$3 billion net-zero blue methanol project just south of Grande Prairie to meet a growing global demand in energy applications, says its chief executive.
April 12, 2021, 6 AM MDT
Any longtime reader of my columns in the DOB should know I’m no fan of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto leader of Saudi Arabia, for his despotic ways.
April 8, 2021, 9:53 AM MDT
April 8, 2021, 7:48 AM MDT
What is best for environmentally-concerned shareholders is not necessarily for Canadian oil and gas companies to transition towards renewables, but rather for them to reduce their emissions while responsibly producing hydrocarbons, heard this week’s 2021 Scotiabank-Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) Energy Symposium.
April 7, 2021, 6:41 AM MDT
April 6, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Rapidly increasing demand for energy in developing countries, combined with the need for reliable energy in the developed world, will create opportunities for oil and gas companies to thrive as the world transitions towards a low carbon future, two analysts from global energy advisors Gaffney Cline & Associates told an Evaluate Energy-sponsored webinar.
March 31, 2021, 5:54 AM MDT
As a respected authority on issues related to energy, innovation and climate, Sara Hastings-Simon is strong in her belief that Canada’s oil and gas sector has a meaningful role to play in the energy transition but that role is evolving away from expectations that were in place only a few years ago.
March 30, 2021, 12 AM MDT
David Milia, president and CEO of the Canadian Energy and Climate Nexus, says the predicament confronting the Canadian oil and gas sector as it adjusts to the energy transition is akin to similar scenarios faced by dominant companies facing non-traditional competition in other industries in decades past.
March 29, 2021, 6 AM MDT
As the global energy sector conceives a new, and disruptive, path towards a low carbon future — there are some who are viewing this paradigm shift as the glass being half empty.
March 29, 2021, 2:17 PM MDT
While the oil and gas industry must look through a vastly different lens than in the past as it adjusts to the new realities beget by the energy transition as momentum to decarbonize ramps-up, Jon Mitchell, vice-president of sustainability at Suncor Energy Inc., says he’s confident the Canadian sector can adapt and thrive.
March 26, 2021, 6:14 AM MDT
Among the main issues facing the energy sector and environmental movement is “very polarized media,” says Aaron Foyer, executive director of ENERGYminute, with one side only discussing the benefits of oil and gas, and the other only discussing the benefits of renewables, leading to an overall ill-informed general public.
March 25, 2021, 3:33 PM MDT
March 25, 2021, 8:12 AM MDT
Last autumn I wrote a number of articles for the DOB arguing that the Alberta government should adopt industrial policy-like long-term strategic planning to successfully guide economic diversification in the province as our debt mountain grows, the energy transition gains steam, and financial space for additional investment debacles narrows.
March 22, 2021, 6 AM MDT
Improving environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance has become material to the strategic-direction for many companies, but imposing externally-developed ESG criteria on investment standards that involve Indigenous lands and waters undermines Indigenous rights, traditional knowledge and cultural heritage, says a recent report.
March 19, 2021, 10:56 AM MDT
Furthering the environmental, social and governance (ESG) cause was a recurring theme with oilfield services companies during the recent round of fourth quarter conference calls, including with better technology for customers.
March 17, 2021, 12 AM MDT
In the first meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the two leaders unveiled an ambitious Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership. This is welcome news after years of dwindling federal attention to the bilateral relationship.
March 15, 2021, 12 AM MDT
The oilfield services sector faces a labour shortage challenge if activity materially picks up to historical levels in Western Canada, says Daniel Halyk, president and chief executive officer, Total Energy Services Inc.
March 15, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Kinder Morgan, Inc. has formed a new energy transition ventures group to identify, analyze and pursue commercial opportunities emerging from the low-carbon energy transition.
March 12, 2021, 11:11 AM MST
Curiosity and humility are two key attributes of a successful leader as the oil and gas industry navigates the current period of disruption associated with the energy transition, heard last week’s Avatar program session.
March 9, 2021, 12 AM MST
In what could be a Canadian energy industry first, Enerflex Ltd. has created a new department dedicated entirely to the energy transition.
March 8, 2021, 8:56 AM MST
March 5, 2021, 8:12 AM MST