The Alberta NDP government rolled out a $1.4-billion plan Tuesday it says will further help industry reduce carbon emissions while making the province’s oil and gas sector more competitive on a global scale.
December 6, 2017, 10:43 AM MST
The Alberta government this morning unveiled Carbon Competitiveness Incentives (CCIs), which it says will attract investment in clean technology, protect and create jobs and diversify Alberta's economy while reducing carbon pollution.
December 6, 2017, 11:04 AM MST
The provincial government’s Methane Reduction Oversight Committee (MROC) has wrapped up its engagement process on draft requirements for methane emission reductions but work is continuing, a government spokesperson said Friday.
December 4, 2017, 7:41 AM MST
Saskatchewan Environment Minister Dustin Duncan introduced the provincial government’s climate change strategy.
December 4, 2017, 11:48 AM MST
Saskatchewan, Montana, North Dakota and Wyoming jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) at the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) meeting in Arizona.
December 4, 2017, 10:03 AM MST
November 29, 2017, 3:18 AM MST
Alberta Environment is looking at conservation offsets to address the permanent loss of habitat from the landscape due to oil and gas activity, a department official told a recent ecological issues forum.
November 28, 2017, 7:29 AM MST
Starting today, TransCanada Corporation was to resume Keystone pipeline service at a reduced pressure to ensure a safe and gradual increase in the volume of crude oil moving through the system.
November 28, 2017, 7:10 AM MST
TransCanada Corporation says that as of Friday it had recovered more than 1,000 bbls of crude oil from a spill Nov. 16 on its Keystone pipeline near Amherst, S.D.
November 27, 2017, 11:37 AM MST
November 27, 2017, 11:07 AM MST
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says that in a speech to the Vancouver Board of Trade later this week she plans to talk about the benefits of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion to residents of the Lower Mainland.
November 26, 2017, 8:44 PM MST
Alberta’s multi-stakeholder committee on methane emission reductions is expected to finish its work Dec. 1, 2017.
November 23, 2017, 3:55 AM MST
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November 21, 2017, 3:34 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) has completed a proactive study to assess technology to detect decommissioned well leaks in northeast British Columbia.
November 21, 2017, 3:23 AM MST
November 20, 2017, 3:25 AM MST
Upstream oilsands development is partially to blame for the International Union on the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) classifying Wood Buffalo National Park (WBNP) as having the worst conservation outlook in Canada and the second worst in all of North America, according to Kecia Kerr.
November 17, 2017, 8:46 AM MST
Kent Hehr, minister of sport and persons with disabilities, on behalf of the Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr, announced an investment of $5.3 million for seven projects aimed at tackling methane emissions, a potent greenhouse gas (GHG) that poses a real environmental challenge for the oil and gas sector.
November 15, 2017, 6 AM MST
Canada’s environment and climate change minister who is attending a United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany says there is “huge momentum” in terms of moving forward on the Paris agreement under which countries have agreed to limit their greenhouse gas emissions.
November 14, 2017, 11:36 AM MST
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. is not waiting for provincial directives on reducing methane emissions by 45 per cent by 2025. The company is already well underway with its own plan.
November 10, 2017, 6 AM MST
Fort Nelson First Nation (FNFN) and Geoscience BC have signed a new agreement which will see FNFN take over four hydrometric water monitoring stations in its territory.
November 9, 2017, 10:09 AM MST
Agreement on a rule book as countries prepare to start reporting their progress next year on 2020 greenhouse gas emission targets is a major item for discussion at this year’s United Nations Conference on Climate Change, says the head of Canada’s oil industry lobby group.
November 7, 2017, 10:38 AM MST
The Alberta mandated 45 per cent cut in methane emissions from 2014 levels by 2025 is a steep challenge for the oil and gas industry, but a manageable one with ramped up technology development and a new adaptive approach to tech implementation adopted by the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), say industry leaders.
November 1, 2017, 6 AM MDT
The Canadian oil and gas industry is concerned the provincial government will take a prescriptive approach in seeking a federal equivalency for methane emission reductions that would hamper efficiency by treating all facilities the same.
October 31, 2017, 4:39 PM MDT
The oil and gas industry and the Alberta government need to work collaboratively to reduce methane emissions with a flexible approach that will protect jobs while balancing environmental and economic priorities, says the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
October 30, 2017, 9:46 AM MDT