Incoming oil and gas sector emissions reduction targets should be coherent with national targets of a 40-45 per cent reduction by 2030 and be made legally binding, the Net-Zero Advisory Body said in a submission to Ottawa on Monday.
March 22, 2022, 1:36 PM MDT
The Net-Zero Advisory Body has submitted a report containing its “advice” for Canada’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan, including guidance principles to help set targets for the oil and gas sector.
March 21, 2022, 10:28 AM MDT
Kuva Systems announces that the company’s infrared camera and continuous monitoring solution has been approved by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for its alternative fugitive emissions management program (AltFEMP).
March 18, 2022, 11:12 AM MDT
Rising energy prices in part related to the current Russia-Ukraine crisis may reinforce the case for why economies should have been increasing oil and gas sector investments, notes Marty Reed, partner with Evok Innovations, but it also makes the case for increasing cleantech investments ― to help get economies out of such geopolitical messes.
March 17, 2022, 12 AM MDT
March 17, 2022, 8:36 AM MDT
Clean hydrogen production and carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) will play important roles in decarbonizing the global economy, but a major shift to renewables is the dominant means by which greenhouse gas emissions will be mostly eliminated by 2050, according to BP plc.
March 16, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The federal government announced an investment of $3.5 million in three southern Alberta projects supporting small- and medium-sized companies.
March 16, 2022, 4:01 PM MDT
Canada’s oil and gas producers are making progress reducing greenhouse gas emissions but reaching their net zero goals while maintaining financial stability is a long-term process that will require collaboration with technology developers, financial markets and governments, attendees at a Daily Oil Bulletin sponsored webinar heard.
March 15, 2022, 9:44 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government outlined two programs: Saskatchewan Emissions Inventory will further expand methane modelling and measurement in the province, while the Gas Commercialization Mapping (GCM) Service will highlight methane-concentrated areas and allow the energy sector to better plan and collaborate on scaled methane capture and commercialization projects, including with Crown utilities.
March 14, 2022, 9:39 AM MDT
A new report says Alberta should take the reins in the low-carbon fossil fuels movement and needs the right policy to make that happen.
March 11, 2022, 7:41 AM MST
Cheap wind and solar power, eventually backed by energy storage, offers the best route to net zero greenhouse gas emissions, the CEO behind Canada’s largest solar project told a Calgary Chamber of Commerce audience.
March 10, 2022, 12:47 PM MST
Projects to reduce the land footprint of seismic surveys and oilsands tailings ponds are two of 17 projects to receive federal funding this week.
March 10, 2022, 10:37 AM MST
A new technology said to be 30 per cent more efficient than conventional carbon capture methods is on track for commercialization in 18 to 24 months.
March 9, 2022, 12 AM MST
Contrary to perceptions that pursuing net-zero emissions in Alberta would be a drag on the province’s oil and gas-dominated economy, a recent report suggests it could be a boon on the order of eight times more cleantech jobs created and 15 times higher GDP contribution to the economy by 2050 than the business-as-usual scenario.
March 8, 2022, 8:52 AM MST
March 8, 2022, 11:19 AM MST
NGIF Cleantech Ventures announced an equity investment in actuator company Kinitics Automation Limited.
March 8, 2022, 9:04 AM MST
Keyera Corp. and Shell Canada Limited have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on potential low-carbon projects in Alberta's Industrial Heartland.
March 8, 2022, 6:26 AM MST
There may be no technical reason Canada’s highest greenhouse gas emitting province cannot reach net-zero emissions by 2050, but there are political obstacles that make it a challenge, according to a panel examining making Calgary a net-zero leader.
March 7, 2022, 6 AM MST
Reducing your carbon footprint can be a lot harder than it looks. If you’re a refinery, you can install a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) module. If you make nitrogen fertilizer, you can deploy new catalysts that reduce the amount of natural gas consumed per tonne of output.
March 7, 2022, 6 AM MST
March 7, 2022, 6 AM MST
The CEO of one of the founding members of the Pathways To Net Zero Alliance says the group continues to advance discussions with federal and provincial officials as momentum continues to build, though a timeline for the group’s proposed projects has yet to emerge.
March 4, 2022, 4:36 PM MST
An agreement with Cheniere Energy Inc. will help Tourmaline Oil Corp. break new ground in the international market next year.
March 3, 2022, 3:55 PM MST
The Business Council of Alberta has released a new paper with policy recommendations to “reduce carbon and grow the economy."
March 3, 2022, 8:20 AM MST
In the fall of 2021, the U.K. energy grid suffered a major meltdown, with natural gas shortages causing price spikes, renewables dying out and gasoline bottlenecks creating long lineups at the pumps.
March 1, 2022, 6 AM MST
A major equipment enhancement by Trican Well Service Ltd. is giving the company a leg-up in the marketplace while cutting carbon emissions considerably.
March 1, 2022, 12:35 PM MST