No date has yet been set for the resumption of the hearing for NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) proposed $2.31 billion system expansion that was suspended when the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) replaced the National Energy Board (NEB) on Aug. 28, 2019.
September 10, 2019, 7:01 AM MDT
Value Creation Inc. says it has formed an alliance with three Alberta First Nations to support its vision of “transforming oilsands into [a] clean oil industry,” starting with its planned partial upgrader in the Edmonton region.
September 9, 2019, 11:05 AM MDT
Trans Mountain ULC says it is confident in the certificates and approvals to date for its pipeline expansion despite a Federal Court of Appeal decision Wednesday that granted six Indigenous and First Nations applicants leave to seek a judicial review of the federal cabinet’s approval of the project for the second time.
September 5, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Six challenges to the federal government’s re-approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline will be allowed to proceed, the Federal Court of Appeal has ruled.
September 4, 2019, 12:16 PM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has cancelled a public hearing on approved amendments to Imperial Oil Resources Limited’s $2.2 billion in situ oilsands expansion project at Cold Lake.
August 30, 2019, 11:40 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. says its proposed Frontier NGL infrastructure project is “committed to meaningful engagement” with Indigenous groups, local communities, interested parties, landowners, and other stakeholders through “open and transparent” communication and interactive consultation.
August 22, 2019, 10:20 AM MDT
August 14, 2019, 11:14 AM MDT
Oral cross examination for NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) proposed 2021 system expansion project began this morning before the National Energy Board (NEB) in Calgary.
August 12, 2019, 10:16 AM MDT
The National Energy Board (NEB) has dismissed an application for review from the Samson Cree Nation which had sought to have the board consider greenhouse gas emissions in the hearing on NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s proposed 2021 system expansion.
August 7, 2019, 2:19 PM MDT
The Alberta government has set up a $10-million litigation fund for First Nations member groups that are taking legal action to support resource development in the province.
August 7, 2019, 11:27 AM MDT
Coastal GasLink Pipelines Ltd. has discovered a number of instances where approved Archaeological Impact Assessments AIAs were not in place prior to start of construction, the company said following an internal audit across the 670-kilometre right-of-way,
August 2, 2019, 6:41 AM MDT
Teck Resources Limited’s proposed Frontier oilsands mine and processing plant north of Fort McMurray is in the public interest due to its economic benefits despite the fact it likely will result in significant adverse environmental effects, a Joint Review Panel has found.
July 26, 2019, 6:53 AM MDT
Teck Resources Limited is planning to reclaim the Frontier oilsands project footprint to equivalent land capability and relies on reclamation as the key mitigation measure for various environmental effects, said the Joint Review Panel report on the project released on Thursday.
July 26, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT
July 24, 2019, 11:20 AM MDT
Project Reconciliation, an Indigenous-led organization seeking to buy a majority interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline, says it plans to conduct a community listening tour through British Columbia and Alberta in August.
July 24, 2019, 2:39 PM MDT
Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s proposed Mildred Lake extension (MLX) project that would extend mining activity by 14 years is in the public interest, says an Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) panel, which approved the project subject to 34 conditions.
July 23, 2019, 7:55 AM MDT
It’s hard not to respect people who look adversity in the face and appear to laugh at it.
July 15, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT
Led by the Department of Finance, the federal government has launched an engagement process with Indigenous groups concerning how it should explore opportunities for greater Indigenous involvement in the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
July 11, 2019, 4:33 PM MDT
July 10, 2019, 10:52 AM MDT
The Indigenous backers of a proposed multi-use energy corridor from Alberta to the West Coast of British Columbia are looking for direction from the National Energy Board about how to proceed following federal government approval of Bills C-69 and C-48.
July 9, 2019, 7:10 AM MDT
The federal government knows there is interest among Indigenous groups in acquiring an equity interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline but wants to make sure all communities have the capacity to participate, Amarjeet Sohi, federal natural resources minister, said Thursday.
July 5, 2019, 12 AM MDT
The Canadian Global Affairs Institute’s 2019 LNG Series was created in conjunction with a joint dialogue on the global dimensions of Canadian LNG development with partners JWN, the Resource Works Society and the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources. The objective of the series is to provide stakeholders and the public peer-reviewed research to better inform the national energy development narrative pertaining to Canada’s LNG industry.
July 4, 2019, 6 AM MDT
July 3, 2019, 8:38 AM MDT
Now is a great time for First Nations to take control of their own futures and oil and gas companies can help in partnering with them, says an oil executive whose company has been active on the Blood reserve in southern Alberta.
June 24, 2019, 6 AM MDT
An Indigenous-led coalition that wants to acquire a 51 per cent ownership interest in the Trans Mountain pipeline prior to construction has its financing in place and is execution-ready, a Petroleum Joint Venture Association luncheon heard Thursday.
June 21, 2019, 7:38 AM MDT