What does our energy future look like? Right now, I feel like I’m already in the future, in some sci-fi movie. You know the genre, where people are trapped in a cyber-stoked parallel reality.
April 21, 2020, 6 AM MDT
When Extinction Rebellion protesters descended on streets and bridges outside the London offices of Volans Ventures consulting agency, the company’s co-founder and executive chairman, John Elkington, chose not to rage about the disruption and economic cost of the protests.
January 6, 2020, 8:47 AM MST
When two modest investment funds from the U.K. and the Netherlands took their climate change concerns to one of the world’s biggest oil companies last year, it would have been easy to view it as a David and Goliath mismatch — with the supermajor unlikely to take marching orders that would impact its worldwide operations from players with a tiny fraction of its shares.
December 23, 2019, 6 AM MST
Following the lead of the federal government, Alberta is undertaking a major re-scoping of work with the goal to establish rules to allow for release of process-affected water back into the Athabasca River from any oilsands mine by 2023.
December 18, 2019, 4:12 AM MST
With federal methane emissions reductions rules set to come into effect in January, oil and gas producing provinces seeking to apply their own equivalence regulations to supersede the federal ones have run out of time to avoid at least initial implementation of the federal rules.
December 16, 2019, 12 AM MST
Alberta's energy regulator is encouraging companies to innovate to further reduce the cost of emissions compliance.
December 16, 2019, 5:43 AM MST
December 5, 2019, 8:05 AM MST
An Edmonton manufacturer will become the first cement facility in North America to examine the feasibility of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to reduce emissions.
November 28, 2019, 10:58 AM MST
The Saskatchewan-based International CCS Knowledge Centre announced SaskPower’s Boundary Dam 3 carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility has surpassed three million tonnes (Mt) of captured carbon dioxide.
November 25, 2019, 12:05 PM MST
From deploying AI and smart sensors on the farm to transforming carbon emissions into valuable products, Albertan innovators are turning heads and tapping global investment dollars.
November 18, 2019, 8:02 AM MST
Questerre Energy has reported a net profit of $1.33 million for the third quarter of 2019 compared to a loss of $2.02 million in the comparable 2018 period and a loss of $1.7 million year-to-date (2018-$1.39 million loss).
November 18, 2019, 3:08 PM MST
STEP Energy Services Ltd. has managed to reduce its 2019 capital program to $44 million (down $20 million from the previous guidance) as the company optimizes maintenance spending, maintains a field-ready fleet, but also deals with ongoing uncertainty regarding near-term demand for services.
November 8, 2019, 7 AM MST
Tervita Corporation actually finds its level of opportunity for larger projects, perhaps counterintuitively, increases as companies continue to face macro-challenges in the energy sector.
November 8, 2019, 11:07 AM MST
Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) has split its $10 million Grand Challenge top prize for innovative carbon uses between two competing companies, Mangrove Water Technologies Ltd. and CarbonCure Technologies Inc., that together could cut CO2 equivalent emissions by almost two million tonnes per year by 2030.
October 31, 2019, 10:54 AM MDT
Digital and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions mitigation technologies could be key to solving the challenge of reducing operational costs and implementing more efficient processes to improve overall company performance and safety given the current state of the market, according to Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC).
October 28, 2019, 11 AM MDT
Quite simply: The Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN) is a tool, and those that join this “network of networks” will get out of it what they put into it, says Joy Romero.
October 11, 2019, 8:27 AM MDT
Long-term energy industry growth lies in electricity supply and distribution as changing technology and climate concerns drive strategy to electrify everything, an energy analyst told a Calgary conference last week.
September 24, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Public opinion polls are looking bleak for the federal Conservative Party, and hence Western Canada’s oil industry, now that the writ has been dropped.
September 17, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Carbon Engineering Ltd. is doubling the design capacity for its first commercial Direct Air Capture (DAC) plant.
September 17, 2019, 9:23 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. is going ahead with a major capital project at its oilsands Base Plant that is expected to increase profits while reducing environmental impacts.
September 9, 2019, 8:04 PM MDT
GHGSat is partnering with Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to measure emissions from oil and gas facilities in the Montney in British Columbia.
August 21, 2019, 12 AM MDT
August 12, 2019, 7:12 AM MDT
Questerre Energy Corporation recently engaged SNC-Lavalin Inc. to develop the engineering and design for its cleantech energy project in Quebec.
July 26, 2019, 7:33 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. is nearing a sanction decision on a new major project to replace coke fired boilers at its oilsands Base Plant with gas-fired cogeneration units, CEO Mark Little said this morning. The project is a key piece of the company’s strategy to an incremental $2 billion of cash flow by 2023, he said.
July 25, 2019, 11:01 AM MDT
In the final part of his series, Richard Adamson discusses the growing trend toward low-emissions industrial clusters, and how this offers opportunities to reduce the risk and cost of CO2 management.
July 4, 2019, 11:23 AM MDT