April 2, 2019, 11:19 AM MDT
March 27, 2019, 7:27 AM MDT
It’s been a tough — and busy — four years for Premier Rachel Notley and her government who have had to deal with an Alberta economy devastated by low prices while oilsands production continued to grow and anticipated pipeline capacity was delayed.
March 25, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Canadian oil and gas industry executives “have let 20-year-old environmentalists with a political science degree and a laptop” dominate the conversation around energy industry development in the country, the head of a Calgary-based energy research organization told a crowd of those executives and their employees Wednesday.
March 21, 2019, 11:26 AM MDT
The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) announced a new program which will give students the tools and expertise they need to work on solutions for global water issues.
March 20, 2019, 8:12 AM MDT
Continued attempts by industry and the Alberta government to placate the wishes of anti-oil proponents by seeking social acceptance have arguably failed miserably.
March 19, 2019, 7:46 AM MDT
With low and volatile prices, market access and diversification challenges and continuing regulatory issues it wouldn’t seem like Canada’s oil and gas would have much to celebrate.
March 19, 2019, 6 AM MDT
The goalposts for being granted “social licence” continue to be moved further away and it’s only getting more elusive for the oil and gas sector to attain, say some prominent industry observers.
March 18, 2019, 6 AM MDT
As the world shifts to the use of more electric vehicles (EVs) and power grids dominated by renewables, fossil fuel-based economies like Alberta’s face challenges and community leaders across the province are asking how they can respond to changes to help their smaller towns and cities thrive in the future.
March 13, 2019, 9:32 AM MDT
The Alberta government spent a total of $1.19 billion on its Climate Leadership Plan in the 2017/2018 fiscal year, according to the recently released progress report on the plan.
March 12, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is developing regulations to impose timelines on the clean-up of dormant well sites.
March 5, 2019, 6 AM MST
A merger of four companies has established a new, focused operation, effective March 1, aimed at providing greater capacity and capabilities to oil and gas industry clients in Canada and the U.S.
March 1, 2019, 10:19 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) approves Fort Hills Energy Corporation’s tailings management plan.
February 25, 2019, 11:06 AM MST
February 19, 2019, 3:52 AM MST
The Natural Gas Innovation Fund is extending the deadline for submission of its Investment Intake Stage 1 – Investor Deck for Round 4 - Cleantech Innovations for Natural Gas Production to Feb. 27, 2019.
February 13, 2019, 9:36 AM MST
In Samuel Beckett’s iconic play Waiting for Godot, main characters Didi and Gogo wait endlessly for the arrival of Godot, passing their time discussing everything from the mundane to the existential. The play fittingly only has two acts, and needless to say, Godot never arrives. The audience is left wondering about the meaning and purpose of it all.
February 11, 2019, 8:53 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) recently completed an aerial survey of 103 decommissioned oil and gas wells in the Fort St. John area and found two sites requiring repair.
February 11, 2019, 4:21 AM MST
February 8, 2019, 11:13 AM MST
The energy industry in 2017 used only about 260 million cubic metres (25 per cent) of the 1.05 billion cubic metres which it had been allocated and 0.18 per cent of the province’s non-saline available water, says the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in its new water use performance report.
February 7, 2019, 9:55 AM MST
Next generation drilling concepts, methane monitoring technologies and the use of artificial intelligence and drones in the field are among the innovations the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) is calling on to make the production of natural gas greener.
February 6, 2019, 12 AM MST
Leading technologies in oil and gas are among the 11 projects that are getting a funding boost from the Alberta government.
February 6, 2019, 10:44 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has released its 2017 water use performance report and for the first time it includes company level information for hydraulic fracturing and enhanced oil recovery.
February 6, 2019, 11:33 AM MST
Slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations represents both challenge and opportunity. Today, the DOB features Part 5 in a five-part series, written by our technology editor Maurice Smith, that examines how to turn emissions reductions into profits. Part 1 is available here. Part 2 is available here. Part 3 is available here. And Part 4 is available here.
February 1, 2019, 11:08 AM MST
Slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations represents both challenge and opportunity. Today, the DOB features Part 4 in a five-part series, written by our technology editor Maurice Smith, that examines the multipronged efforts underway to uncover the quickest and most cost-effective solutions to get there. Part 1 is available here. Part 2 is available here. Part 3 is available here.
January 31, 2019, 10:58 AM MST
Slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations represents both challenge and opportunity. Today, the DOB features Part 3 in a five-part series, written by our technology editor Maurice Smith, that examines the multipronged efforts underway to uncover the quickest and most cost-effective solutions to get there. Part 1 is available here. Part 2 is available here.
January 30, 2019, 11:01 AM MST