REGINA — ‘Social licence’ is a term that should cease to be used, according to Saskatchewan’s former premier. Quite simply: The term seems to carry unsavoury implications, chief among them that industry does not already have the social licence to operate and that it must apply for it from an entity whose identity is unclear.
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Technological innovation and a national energy strategy could catalyze change for the oil and gas industry struggling to emerge from the deepest downturn in a generation, according to PwC Canada's 2019 Energy Visions report.
May 27, 2019, 12 AM MDT
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Tough new federal clean fuel standards set to begin in 2022 will drive up energy costs across the Canadian economy, according to a recent report authored by the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI).
May 24, 2019, 7:52 AM MDT
Imperial Oil Limited has received regulatory approval for a demonstration of ConDex boiler flue gas and water recovery at its Kearl oilsands mine. The project is one of 11 to receive funding from Emissions Reduction Alberta earlier this year.
May 23, 2019, 12 AM MDT
The Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility has captured and safely stored four million tonnes of CO2, ahead of schedule and at a lower cost than anticipated, reported Royal Dutch Shell plc.
May 23, 2019, 3:34 AM MDT
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A bill to be introduced in the spring session of the Alberta Legislature will provide certainty to producers that the royalty structure in place when a well is drilled remains in place for the life of the well, the newly-elected United Conservative Party (UCP), said on Wednesday.
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Geoscience BC has launched a new project to assess the potential amplification of ground movement associated with earthquakes generated by hydraulic fracturing and fluid injection in an area around Fort St. John and Dawson Creek in northeast British Columbia, adding detail to findings for a larger area completed earlier in 2019.
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Coming out of a bust cycle in the oilpatch, Yangarra Resources Ltd. has grown yearly average production by 64 per cent in 2018 to 9,425 boe/d, completed an infrastructure build-out it calls instrumental to its future growth strategy and added a new core area “with stellar well results,” the company reported at its annual general meeting Thursday.
May 10, 2019, 11:22 AM MDT
With the vast majority of the work to integrate the assets of two acquired companies completed, Paramount Resources Ltd. will focus on maintaining capital discipline and prioritizing lower-risk, liquids-rich Montney resource plays that generate immediate cash flows, the company told its annual general meeting Wednesday.
May 9, 2019, 9:48 AM MDT
The Daily Oil Bulletin’s first annual Energy Excellence Awards were held in Calgary on Thursday, May 2. Awards were handed out in 12 categories under the banners of Operational and Project Excellence, Innovation and Research Excellence, and Exporting Excellence.
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The topic of climate change and the impact of human alteration of the atmosphere is one that is sure to raise passions or instill depression in any gathering. It makes politics and religion seem like safe dinner party topics unless you have carefully vetted your guests.
April 30, 2019, 8:39 AM MDT
The head of Calgary-based Whitecap Resources Inc. says the company is interested in investing in other CO2 injection projects, especially now that a CO2 pipeline is being built in Alberta.
April 26, 2019, 6 AM MDT
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Canada’s transition to low-emission energy sources is underway but it remains one of the most emission-intensive nations in the world, according to a new report from the National Energy Board (NEB).
April 26, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. executives defended the company’s GHG reduction strategy on Wednesday as shareholders voted by more than 89 per cent against a motion to set performance targets.
April 25, 2019, 10:08 AM MDT
In the view of Environment and Climate Change Canada, NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) has underestimated the effects of its proposed $2.3 billion 2021 system expansion on potential habitat for boreal caribou in the Little Smoky range.
April 24, 2019, 10:32 AM MDT