Last month, I talked about world energy supply and demand over the next few decades, and pointed out that all credible energy forecasts show humanity using more and more energy every year — and that fossil fuels will continue to dominate energy supply at least into the 2040’s (click here to review that article).
October 15, 2018, 6 AM MDT
The federal government should pause and review its plans for Bill C-69, currently before the Senate, to further consider the long-term impacts of major changes to federal legislation on the Canadian economy, says the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
October 15, 2018, 10:18 AM MDT
Geothermal energy has never made commercial inroads in Canada, and one of the hurdles is undoubtedly the high capital cost of drilling the holes and installing equipment to harness the Earth’s heat.
October 15, 2018, 9:57 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. says it has begun construction of a temporary access road to the site of the 36-inch Mainline that ruptured and caught fire last week north of Prince George, B.C.
October 15, 2018, 10:37 AM MDT
When it comes to public engagement on pipeline projects, the oil and gas industry might consider “changing the channel” to a conversation on what people really care about, a pipeline company executive suggested Wednesday.
October 11, 2018, 8:05 AM MDT
October 11, 2018, 9:59 AM MDT
High on the agenda of Alberta United Conservative Party leader Jason Kenney is to repeal the carbon tax for everyday Albertans and impose a levy on the largest carbon emitters in the province.
October 10, 2018, 8:28 AM MDT
Mexico’s incoming president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) has indicated his incoming administration will ban fracking in the country, a decision business spokespeople say will mean the country remains reliant on imported gas for most of its needs.
October 10, 2018, 12 AM MDT
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October 9, 2018, 9:40 AM MDT
Faced with inherently high carbon emitting oil production in the oilsands, Alberta is already behind the eight ball in a carbon-constrained future, speakers told the Pembina Institute’s recent Alberta Climate Summit in Calgary.
October 5, 2018, 11:34 AM MDT
One of Canada’s leading energy researchers says that the climate narrative doesn’t have to be so negative. Oil and gas both can be and needs to be seen as part of the solution, ARC Energy Institute executive director Peter Tertzakian said on Thursday.
September 28, 2018, 10:16 AM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is adding nine seismic stations to the regional monitoring array to improve the detection of induced seismicity triggered by oil and gas activity.
September 28, 2018, 12 AM MDT
The tortured history of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proves that there needs to be a better way of regulating pipelines in Canada, the head of the government-owned company now overseeing the project said Wednesday.
September 27, 2018, 4:08 AM MDT
Communities across the province are benefiting from Inter Pipeline Ltd.’s $3.5 billion PDH (propane dehydrogenation) and polypropylene plants under construction in the Alberta Heartland north of Edmonton, says Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd.
September 25, 2018, 4:19 AM MDT
A high-bleed pneumatic device swap out program that could reduce over three million tonnes of CO2 equivalent emissions over the next five years has received the support of a Quebec-based fund that exclusively finances carbon emission reductions.
September 25, 2018, 4:02 AM MDT
September 25, 2018, 9:57 AM MDT
Due to an improvement in drought conditions, all water diversion suspensions have now ended for the oil and gas industry in the Peace River and Liard River watersheds in northeast B.C., said the OGC.
September 21, 2018, 4:19 AM MDT
September 20, 2018, 9:59 AM MDT
The combined volume of flared and vented solution gas from all crude oil and crude bitumen batteries declined by 7.8 per cent in 2017 despite increased crude oil and bitumen production, says a new report from the Alberta Energy Regulator.
September 19, 2018, 10:08 AM MDT
September 19, 2018, 8:38 AM MDT
Environmentalists who have called oilsands crude “dirty” might want to rethink that label, following the release of a study that argues that the greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of oilsands projects is declining steadily and should be 30 per cent below 2009 levels by 2030.
September 17, 2018, 9:48 AM MDT
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