More oil and gas producers are looking at generating their own power following a big jump in Alberta power prices this year.
October 9, 2018, 7:58 AM MDT
Wholesale electricity prices in Alberta more than doubled this year and are expected to stay at those levels for at least the next few years, says a power consultant.
October 9, 2018, 8:10 AM MDT
Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. announced definitive agreements with TransAlta Corporation for the construction, operation and tolls payable with respect to the previously announced pipeline connecting Tidewater's Brazeau River Complex to TransAlta's generating units at Sundance and Keephills.
October 1, 2018, 7:44 AM MDT
What happens in China has consequences for global energy markets. That’s why I was excited to journey to the Asian economic giant this past summer. Family in tow, I traveled over 3,500 km by train, cutting a path from Beijing in the North to Shenzhen in the South. I saw a lot, learned a lot and could not help but make some energy-related observations along the way.
September 28, 2018, 8:24 AM MDT
Inter Pipeline Ltd. has completed the divestiture of the Heartland Petrochemical Complex's Central Utility Block (CUB) to Fengate Capital Management, a privately held infrastructure and real estate investment firm.
September 25, 2018, 11:31 AM MDT
September 21, 2018, 8:02 AM MDT
Two new reports from European energy consultancies point to a peak in oil demand as early as the mid 2020s, the ascendency of natural gas as the preeminent fossil fuel in a carbon-constrained world, and major ramifications for producers and investors as the clean energy transition takes hold.
September 18, 2018, 12 AM MDT
AltaGas Ltd. has entered into definitive agreements for the sale of non-core midstream and power assets in Canada and power assets in the United States, for total proceeds of approximately $560 million.
September 10, 2018, 6:38 AM MDT
Despite the lowest Alberta natural gas prices in more than a quarter century, Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. remained solidly profitable in Q2 for the fifty-fourth consecutive quarter.
August 9, 2018, 11:32 AM MDT
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June 28, 2018, 11:14 AM MDT
With U.S. shale natural gas production reaching an estimated record of 66.1 bcf/d this month, Mexico’s growing demand for gas has been a welcome safety valve that a new report says will continue to be a growing market.
April 18, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Siemens Canada has received an order from Inter Pipeline Ltd. to supply two industrial gas turbine generators for a Central Utilities Block (CUB) which is part of its Heartland Petrochemical Complex.
April 4, 2018, 7:47 AM MDT
Divestco Inc. and Bird River Resources Inc. are forming a cogeneration joint venture which will convert natural gas to electricity via a boiler-turbine.
March 26, 2018, 3:14 AM MDT
Canada could play a major role as part of the “clean tech” revolution, helping to export “a whole lot of ideas” that the world will need to meet the huge challenge of more and cleaner energy, says the head of Shell Canada Limited.
March 20, 2018, 3:32 AM MDT
The Alberta government of Premier Rachel Notley has reaffirmed that it will do “whatever it takes” to ensure that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion gets built to ensure access to export markets for Alberta oil.
March 9, 2018, 3:05 AM MST
Hydro power is, by far, the most significant power generation source in Canada’s electricity system. Every Canadian province except Prince Edward Island has operating hydro power plants, and hydro provides about 60 per cent of the power generated across Canada.
January 30, 2018, 6 AM MST
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January 26, 2018, 7:55 AM MST
TransCanada Corporation has entered into an agreement to sell its outstanding U.S. retail power contracts to EDF Energy Services, LLC.
December 28, 2017, 6 AM MST
December 19, 2017, 10:37 AM MST
Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. and TransAlta Corporation have entered into a letter of intent (LOI) for Tidewater to construct a 120-kilometre natural gas pipeline from its Brazeau River Complex (BRC) to TransAlta’s generating units at Sundance and Keephills.
December 6, 2017, 4:59 AM MST
Suncor Energy Inc. is planning to add enough cogeneration capacity to fuel approximately seven per cent of Alberta’s current electricity demand at its oilsands base plant in a move that could help the industry keep growing under the province’s oilsands emissions cap.
December 5, 2017, 10:56 AM MST
Energy security becomes a vastly more important issue for Canada assuming carbon policies increase reliance on the electricity grid in accordance with reduced fossil fuel consumption and the emergence of such technologies as the electric car, heard a recent University of Ottawa panel discussion regarding the nation’s climate change response.
November 9, 2017, 6 AM MST
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