As the global energy sector conceives a new, and disruptive, path towards a low carbon future — there are some who are viewing this paradigm shift as the glass being half empty.
March 29, 2021, 2:17 PM MDT
While the oil and gas industry must look through a vastly different lens than in the past as it adjusts to the new realities beget by the energy transition as momentum to decarbonize ramps-up, Jon Mitchell, vice-president of sustainability at Suncor Energy Inc., says he’s confident the Canadian sector can adapt and thrive.
March 26, 2021, 6:14 AM MDT
March 26, 2021, 8:12 AM MDT
Canada is now one of more than 72 countries that have committed to net zero emissions by 2050. And one way or the other, that means big changes to the oil and gas industry that today is incompatible with that goal, according to David Layzell, Energy Systems Architect - The Transition Accelerator.
March 25, 2021, 6 AM MDT
A national vision for carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS): That is the first recommendation of a newly-released study.
March 25, 2021, 12 AM MDT
The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) announced $80 million for three large-scale technology competitions.
March 24, 2021, 8:28 AM MDT
Nauticol and Enhance Energy Inc. announced an agreement to work collaboratively for the capture and sequestration of up to one million tonnes of CO2 each year from Nauticol's planned blue methanol facility to be built near Grande Prairie.
March 23, 2021, 5:51 AM MDT
A technology using bismuth-based alloys may help a festering problem with abandoned wells in Western Canada.
March 22, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. announced an equity financing agreement which provides Svante Inc. with the additional growth capital to accelerate the commercialization of its novel second generation CO2 capture technology in North America for the decarbonization of industrial emissions and hydrogen production.
March 18, 2021, 3:29 PM MDT
Alberta Innovates is providing Acceleware Ltd. with a contribution of up to $5 million for the RF XL commercial pilot test at Marwayne.
March 17, 2021, 5:40 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government announced $500,000 to support innovative research and technology applied to measuring gas volumes and monitoring emissions in the oil and gas sector.
March 15, 2021, 9:56 AM MDT
Tourmaline Oil Corp. continues to actively progress and enhance its various sustainability and environmental initiatives and they will only continue to increase going forward, says president and CEO Mike Rose.
March 12, 2021, 12 AM MST
Crew Energy Inc. says it is the first Canadian energy producer to receive regulatory approval from the BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) for the installation and operation of a next-generation, spoolable surface pipeline for produced water transfer.
March 12, 2021, 12 AM MST
Curiosity and humility are two key attributes of a successful leader as the oil and gas industry navigates the current period of disruption associated with the energy transition, heard last week’s Avatar program session.
March 9, 2021, 12 AM MST
Enhance Energy Inc. says it has captured and sequestered one million tonnes of carbon dioxide.
March 9, 2021, 10:33 AM MST
Alberta Innovates and the Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) have completed Phase I of the Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge and are launching Phase II.
March 9, 2021, 2:08 PM MST
Alberta will play a large role in a new federal-provincial working group exploring ways to reduce emissions, diversify the economy and create jobs.
March 8, 2021, 10:05 AM MST
March 5, 2021, 8:12 AM MST
Finding how best to leverage Keystone XL pipeline already in the ground in Canada is something the Government of Alberta is working on with its TC Energy Corporation partner, says Doug Schweitzer, minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation.
March 2, 2021, 6 AM MST
Pason Systems Inc. was not immune to the impacts of the pandemic on global oil and gas demand and the resulting reduction in drilling activity as shown in its fourth quarter financial results.
March 1, 2021, 12 AM MST
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