April 3, 2020, 8:07 AM MDT
March 26, 2020, 7:53 AM MDT
While the federal government is promising assistance to help get the oilpatch back to work, fieldwork on well reclamations that are expected to be part of the package could be delayed because of the COVID-19 outbreak, says the executive director of the Orphan Well Association (OWA).
March 20, 2020, 11:36 AM MDT
With increasingly stringent public health measures across the country to combat COVID-19, Canadians are understandably less focused on energy and environment than usual. But the precipitous drop in global oil prices and the collapse in Canadian energy stocks underscore the tight link between energy and global circumstances.
March 17, 2020, 10:05 AM MDT
The Supreme Court of Canada has rescheduled two appeals into the constitutionality of the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (carbon tax) in which the province of Alberta is to be an intervenor.
March 17, 2020, 10:43 AM MDT
With 20 per cent of the world’s fresh water, the largest number of lakes in the world (31,000) and the fifth largest number of rivers worldwide, a Canadian charitable group that invests in projects aimed at enhancing those waterways in this country has a lot on its plate.
March 10, 2020, 10:34 AM MDT
Alberta’s environmental assessment director has deemed that environmental impact assessment (EIA) reports are complete for two in situ oilsands projects — Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s proposed Pike 2 and Suncor Energy Inc.’s Lewis project.
March 10, 2020, 11 AM MDT
Saskatchewan saw a total of 2,030 well abandonments completed between April 1, 2019, and February 29, 2020.
March 9, 2020, 10:14 AM MDT
March 9, 2020, 8:26 AM MDT
The Canadian oil and gas sector “leads the global pack with outstanding performance” on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) front, and according to Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s executive vice-chairman Steve Laut that equates to a “very impressive Canadian success story.”
March 6, 2020, 3:55 AM MST
Liquids production at Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. was up 13 per cent for the year and nine per cent in the fourth quarter despite lower total production as the company reported its 20th consecutive year of profitability.
March 5, 2020, 11:33 AM MST
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March 4, 2020, 7:48 AM MST
March 4, 2020, 7:27 AM MST
Recent changes to the Canadian Oil and Gas Evaluation (COGE) handbook with respect to the inclusion of abandonment, decommissioning and reclamation (ADR) costs in oil and natural gas reserves reports should result in more consistent and thorough reporting and disclosure of a given company’s ADR commitments, says Sproule Associates Limited’s senior vice-president of consulting services.
March 3, 2020, 7:27 AM MST
The Orphan Well Association (OWA) expects to nearly double its activity in the coming fiscal year to nearly 2,000 wells with the assistance of a loan of up $100 million from the province, the association’s executive director said Monday.
March 3, 2020, 4:12 AM MST
March 3, 2020, 11:32 AM MST
The Alberta government provided more detail today on its plan to help clean up orphan wells that was announced in last week’s provincial budget.
March 2, 2020, 11:28 AM MST
March 2, 2020, 8:44 AM MST
February 28, 2020, 7:52 AM MST
In the provincial budget tabled this afternoon, the government said it will work to communicate the industry’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) record. Part of this strategy will include an acceleration of orphan well reclamation.
February 27, 2020, 3:21 PM MST
February 26, 2020, 8:21 AM MST
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