The Alberta government has announced plans for a “common sense made-in-Alberta” approach to protecting the province’s woodland caribou populations, says Alberta Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon.
August 19, 2019, 7:57 AM MDT
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A cleaner version of a valve used to control oil flow rate, pressure and temperature at oil and gas sites may soon be hitting the Canadian market.
August 15, 2019, 10:51 AM MDT
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Oil and gas companies in the province kept up water recycling efforts across industry sectors in 2018 in order to reduce their need for freshwater, says a newly-released Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) report.
August 14, 2019, 10:43 AM MDT
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The federal government is seeking public input until Aug. 30, 2019 on a draft strategic assessment of climate change.
August 13, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Yangarra Resources Ltd. says it expects to drill five to six wells and complete four to five wells during the third quarter of 2019.
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July 31, 2019, 7:37 AM MDT
Teck Resources Limited’s proposed Frontier oilsands mine and processing plant north of Fort McMurray is in the public interest due to its economic benefits despite the fact it likely will result in significant adverse environmental effects, a Joint Review Panel has found.
July 26, 2019, 6:53 AM MDT
Teck Resources Limited is planning to reclaim the Frontier oilsands project footprint to equivalent land capability and relies on reclamation as the key mitigation measure for various environmental effects, said the Joint Review Panel report on the project released on Thursday.
July 26, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT
Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s proposed Mildred Lake extension (MLX) project that would extend mining activity by 14 years is in the public interest, says an Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) panel, which approved the project subject to 34 conditions.
July 23, 2019, 7:55 AM MDT
As the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) continues to work with the government on how it will manage industry liability for oil and gas wells, the Orphan Well Association (OWA) is seeing some really great successes in an area based approach to cleanups, says its executive director.
July 22, 2019, 11:14 AM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) has ended water diversion suspensions for basins within the Peace River and Liard River watersheds.
July 22, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Having scrapped the carbon tax, the Alberta government is moving ahead to make changes to the large emitter regulations that will ease the burden for the oil and gas industry when it comes into force Jan. 1.
July 18, 2019, 11:11 AM MDT
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Implementing renewables simply makes economic sense for oil and gas companies, which is why they have long been among the biggest proponents and purchasers of solar power technology.
July 16, 2019, 8:10 AM MDT
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The Alberta government is consulting with industries on the new Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) system.
July 10, 2019, 6 AM MDT
The five Canadian premiers who met Monday in Calgary are hoping for “very strong” language underscoring their support for economic corridors from this week’s Council of the Federation meeting in Saskatoon, says Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.
July 9, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Isn’t it ironic? Norway is viewed as a paragon of environmental virtue and Canada an energy pariah, despite both being major producers and exporters of oil and gas.
July 8, 2019, 9:04 AM MDT
Canada’s existing petrochemical industry, as well as new polypropylene plants being built in the Edmonton area, can compete economically with the petrochemical industry in the U.S. Gulf Coast, even if it is faced with a $50 a tonne carbon tax, a new study concludes.
July 4, 2019, 6 AM MDT
In the final part of his series, Richard Adamson discusses the growing trend toward low-emissions industrial clusters, and how this offers opportunities to reduce the risk and cost of CO2 management.
July 4, 2019, 11:23 AM MDT