The federal government has promised to immediately bring forward a plan to exceed Canada’s 2030 climate goal set by the previous Conservative government and to legislate a goal of net zero emissions by 2050 as part of its effort to “build back better” with long-term competitiveness and clean growth.
September 24, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Good news for natural gas producers: Canadians overwhelmingly seem to agree with the notion that exporting natural gas to countries that are using more polluting forms of energy is one of the most important things Canada can do to address climate change, according to the results of a Positive Energy survey.
September 24, 2020, 11:01 AM MDT
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The Alberta government plans to spend up to $750 million from the industry-supported Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) fund on a series of programs, including carbon capture, storage and utilization.
September 23, 2020, 6 AM MDT
The public doesn’t trust the oilsands to tell a credible and consistent story about its performance and now is the time to start rebuilding trust, and examining how other resource sectors have faced and overcome similar challenges, says a new report from the Canada West Foundation.
September 22, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Any performance management program to deal with a lack of public trust in the oilsands may take some time to develop, a new report from the Canada West Foundation says.
September 22, 2020, 8:18 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government has approved $34 million worth of work packages for its Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP).
September 22, 2020, 11:08 AM MDT
British Columbia has allocated the first $50 million under its Dormant Sites Reclamation Program, supporting upwards of 1,200 local jobs at 79 oilfield service companies within the province, and reclaiming 1,880 wells
September 21, 2020, 12 AM MDT
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The technology that is being taken to the commercial stage by Calgary-based Carbonova Corp. may sound almost too good to be true, but companies in the concrete-production, auto parts, sports equipment and other sectors that are working with the firm to use the carbon dioxide-sourced material it produces are believers.
September 17, 2020, 7:16 AM MDT
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There was buzz in the virtual air during the recent Growing Forward Together: Energy/Ag Industry Summit, as more than 125 participants launched an important new initiative: to reimagine and reinvigorate the Alberta Advantage.
September 17, 2020, 12 AM MDT
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The Saskatchewan government says it expects many new companies to register aggregate upstream oil and gas facilities as part of the most recent amendments to performance standards as it continues to implement key commitments made in its climate change strategy.
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After many false starts, hydrogen’s time may have come as the key to decarbonization to meet global climate commitments, a recent natural gas conference was told.
September 14, 2020, 9:34 AM MDT
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September 11, 2020, 9:18 AM MDT
GHGSat has completed its first tranche of Series-B funding, raising US$30 million and more than doubling the total amount raised to more than $55 million since the company’s founding.
September 11, 2020, 10:15 AM MDT
The Alberta government has had a long and generally dismal record of diversifying away from oil and gas since the oil price shocks of the 1970s made the industry the cornerstone of the provincial economy. One of the few successes has been petrochemicals, whereas the most costly failures include a cellphone company, hazardous waste treatment plant, a pulp mill and a magnesium smelter.
September 10, 2020, 10:12 AM MDT
As the federal government prepares for what it says will be a green economic recovery, an Alberta cabinet minister wants assurances it also will be a market-driven recovery.
September 10, 2020, 6 AM MDT
The Alberta energy department says that as of Sept. 4, 2020, it had approved $198 million in funding that is being allocated to 306 Alberta-based companies under its $1-billion, federally funded Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP).
September 9, 2020, 8:29 AM MDT