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
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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
Siemens Energy recently completed the commissioning of one feed and sales gas train and one refrigeration compression train for the Pipestone processing facility in Grand Prairie
January 29, 2021, 7:20 AM MST
The Saskatchewan government is supporting three new projects that are expected to reduce methane emissions, increase gas processing capacity and create jobs.
January 26, 2021, 9:20 AM MST
The first field trial is likely two years away but researchers at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) are hopeful that plants — aided by bacteria — can help to cost-effectively dewater and speed up the reclamation of the vast tailings ponds in the Alberta oilsands.
January 25, 2021, 6:11 AM MST
The tiny northeastern Alberta town of Elk Point, with a population of 1,452, isn’t usually thought of as a technology development hub, but Colton Hoffman is hoping to make it the centre of technology that mitigates methane emissions from thousands of oil and gas wells — and potentially hundreds of thousands of wells worldwide.
January 22, 2021, 12 AM MST
Process Ecology Inc. offers clients a more cost-effective way of emissions management reporting and reduction as increasing regulations put more pressure on energy sector companies on this front.
January 21, 2021, 9:48 AM MST
The story of humanity largely is the story of harnessing energy, suggests Kevin Krausert, chief executive officer and co-founder of Avatar Innovations Inc. Perhaps for hundreds of thousands of years, he notes, the human species existed in the dark and cold, quite literally, before mastering the “transformational tool” that is fire.
January 19, 2021, 6 AM MST
As the world transitions to net-zero carbon emissions mid century, one of the greatest underappreciated opportunities to get there may lie in carbon capture, utilization and storage. According to the Global CCS Institute, somewhere between 350 and 1,200 gigatonnes of CO2 will need to be captured and stored this century.
January 14, 2021, 6 AM MST
Chevron Corporation announced a Series C investment in San Jose-based Blue Planet Systems Corporation, a start-up that manufactures and develops carbonate aggregates and carbon capture technology intended to reduce the carbon intensity of industrial operations.
January 14, 2021, 9:45 AM MST
The Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) announced an investment of $200,000 in Carbon Upcycling Technologies’ (CUT) development and evaluation of a carbon-capture membrane unit.
January 13, 2021, 10:20 AM MST
Stakeholders will have until March 4, 2021, to review and submit comments on the federal government’s proposed Clean Fuel Standard regulations designed to help Canada achieve its goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
January 7, 2021, 6:26 AM MST
Innovation Saskatchewan (IS) and the Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre are partnering up to establish a cleantech accelerator program in Saskatchewan as part of the province’s commitment to grow its technology sector and deliver on Saskatchewan’s Prairie Resilience climate change strategy.
January 6, 2021, 10:30 AM MST
When four Canadian professionals working in the gas purification and separation industry started a company specializing in carbon capture technologies in 2007, the global financial crisis was about to unfold.
December 31, 2020, 10:04 AM MST
JWN Energy is currently offering four e-learning courses.
December 30, 2020, 9:39 AM MST
Start-up Meteor Biotech is developing new technology to uncover additional production while reducing emissions per bbl of oil at the same time in oilsands operations.
December 23, 2020, 12 AM MST
The Natural Gas Innovation Fund (NGIF) announced the finalists from Round 5 of its funding competition for clean technologies for natural gas production.
December 16, 2020, 3:36 AM MST
Energy companies across Alberta are making the transition towards a low-emissions future — reporting on and reducing emissions for various reasons, including environmental impact, adhering to regulatory requirements, and appeasing investors.
December 11, 2020, 8:53 AM MST