In 2021/22, the Alberta government will spend $3.1 billion “to support economic recovery and sector strategies,” including on technology and innovation.
February 25, 2021, 3:35 PM MST
Becoming a world leading investment site for carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) and potentially hydrogen is the simplest pathway for Alberta to have an energy future despite declining global oil demand, an energy consultant said Wednesday.
February 25, 2021, 8:09 AM MST
Trican Well Service Ltd. expects to have its inaugural sustainability report out in the back half of 2021, as the oilfield services firm keeps responding to customer and internal environmental, social and governance (ESG) needs.
February 25, 2021, 9:05 AM MST
While some sectors of the economy have found viable pathways to decarbonization, like the power sector via increasingly lower-cost renewables, other more hard-to-decarbonize industries are still searching for low-carbon alternatives.
February 24, 2021, 7:59 AM MST
Trican Well Service Ltd. has strengthened its liquidity and financial position post-Q4 2020 through agreements to sell non-core assets and businesses for proceeds of more than $7 million, which includes the signing of a definitive agreement to sell its software business for estimated proceeds of $6 million.
February 24, 2021, 5:57 AM MST
If Canada is to reach its net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target in 2050, it will need to rely in part on hydrogen to get there, according to some hydrogen specialists.
February 22, 2021, 12 AM MST
Kelt Exploration Ltd. piloted its first sustainable low-emission wellsite facility last year, eliminating more than 90 per cent of potential emissions at the location by deploying new, innovative technologies.
February 18, 2021, 12 AM MST
Seven Generations Energy Ltd. has implemented its first fully electrified pad.
February 18, 2021, 7:08 AM MST
Blackheath Resources Inc. and Wolverine Energy and Infrastructure Inc. announced an amalgamation and arrangement agreement for the proposed sale of Wolverine's clean energy assets, renewable natural gas (RNG) development projects and solids recycling facilities to Blackheath for total proceeds of $150 million.
February 16, 2021, 4:11 PM MST
Arolytics, an emissions software and analytics company, announces the close of an oversubscribed C$710,000 seed-financing round.
February 12, 2021, 11:10 AM MST
Precision Drilling Corporation completed four rig upgrades in the fourth quarter, including two for the Canadian market and two in the U.S., with the latter enabling a DJ Basin operator to reduce its environmental footprint and time on location, minimizing community impacts.
February 11, 2021, 7:06 AM MST
The federal government announced $55.1 million for 20 clean technology companies across Canada through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC).
February 11, 2021, 8:35 AM MST
Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and Eunike Ventures announced a collaborative partnership to further accelerate the growth of Canadian companies with promising cleantech solutions for the energy industry.
February 11, 2021, 8:46 AM MST
February 11, 2021, 7:37 AM MST
Consumer-level carbon capture and storage (CCS) might sound like a good idea, and technology may make it possible to collect carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, says Jackie Forrest, executive director of the ARC Energy Research Institute. The question is: What would a consumer do with captured CO2?
February 9, 2021, 6:24 AM MST
U.S.-based Air Company has developed a process to make vodka after pulling carbon dioxide out of the air and turning it into alcohol or pure ethanol.
February 8, 2021, 7:24 AM MST
Schlumberger New Energy, the CEA and partners have announced Florence Lambert as the CEO of the Genvia clean hydrogen production technology venture, effective March 1, 2021.
February 8, 2021, 10:32 AM MST
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February 8, 2021, 1:39 PM MST
Small modular reactors (SMRs), used for decades to power naval vessels, could one day power the oilsands, says Martha Hall Findlay, chief sustainability officer at Suncor Energy Inc.
February 5, 2021, 9:52 AM MST
The Alberta government has announced nearly $2 million in funding to help accelerate the adoption of new technologies—electrification, artificial intelligence, machine learning—that can significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the pipeline transportation of Alberta’s natural gas.
February 4, 2021, 1:35 PM MST
S&P Global Ratings’s warning last week of pending oil company credit ratings cuts — which includes Canadian oilsands companies — is just one more indication the world is changing rapidly, and Canada needs to get on board, according to Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan.
February 2, 2021, 12 AM MST
While carbon capture utilization and sequestration (CCUS) has emerged as an effective route to clean energy, it comes with barriers.
February 2, 2021, 8:03 AM MST
Imperial Oil Limited will be engaging with its majority owner, Exxon Mobil Corporation, to see if the Canadian producer can benefit from the U.S. oil major’s new division established to commercialize technologies that reduce carbon emissions.
February 2, 2021, 1:27 PM MST
The Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) invested $250,000 in Hiller Truck Tech’s (HTT) dual-fuel engine technology for heavy-duty vehicles.
February 2, 2021, 9:58 AM MST
Tailings ponds from some nickel mines globally, including in British Columbia, may offer valuable carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) opportunities thanks to the mineral brucite, Thursday’s B.C. Natural Resources Forum heard.
January 29, 2021, 10:08 AM MST