While dismayed to learn Saskatchewan will soon hike taxes for resource trusts, oilpatch executives canvassed like the royalty improvements announced recently for enhanced oil recovery (EOR).
April 5, 2005, 12 PM MDT
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. has started carbon dioxide injection at the Pembina Cardium enhanced oil recovery pilot project.
April 1, 2005, 12 PM MST
For companies with enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects in Saskatchewan, the first of next month will be no April Fool's Day.
March 18, 2005, 12 PM MST
Saskatchewan's crude oil is money in the bank and it's time to draw on the account, Provincial Premier Lorne Calvert told the province's business executives last week.
March 16, 2005, 12 PM MST
Apache Canada Ltd. hopes to start construction before spring break-up of a 26-kilometre pipeline to deliver carbon dioxide to an enhanced oil recovery project at Midale in southern Saskatchewan.
February 3, 2005, 12 PM MST
Alberta's first acid gas miscible flood at Zama in northwestern Alberta has proven so successful Apache Canada Ltd. is now looking at applying it in other reservoirs.
December 13, 2004, 12 PM MST
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is shifting gears in its Canadian operations with the introduction of its first pilot CO2 enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project in Central Alberta.
November 3, 2004, 12 PM MST
A new report concludes that geological conditions in the Weyburn oil field in southeast Saskatchewan are favourable for long-term storage of carbon dioxide, paving the way for large-scale sequetration of greenhouse gases in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects.
September 8, 2004, 12 PM MDT
The Alberta Energy and Utilities Board is seeking comments on proposed changes to streamline its enhanced oil and recovery application and review process.
June 7, 2004, 12 PM MDT
Research groups have welcomed an announcement of a new $185 million Alberta government program to encourage industry research and development aimed at improving resource recovery rates.
June 2, 2004, 12 PM MDT
Four oil and gas producers will share about $14 million in royalty credits on enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects that use carbon dioxide (CO2), Alberta's Department of Energy said Friday.
May 3, 2004, 12 PM MDT
Greater efforts are needed to reduce the use of non-saline water for injections in enhanced oil recovery projects, says a provincial committee on water use.
April 28, 2004, 12 PM MDT
If it delivers intended results, a new Alberta government royalty program may cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve the efficiency of oil and gas recovery methods relying on carbon dioxide (CO2) injection.
May 26, 2003, 12 PM MDT
Talisman Energy Inc. hopes new technology will breathe new life into one of Alberta's oldest oil fields.
December 16, 2002, 12 PM MST
While EnCana Corporation's focus is on natural gas, it is not ignoring low risk Western Canadian oil development projects, analysts heard Wednesday.
November 21, 2002, 12 PM MST