Getting new pipelines to tidewater, rebuilding Alberta’s natural gas industry, and helping Indigenous communities raise their standard of living through resource development partnerships will drive the Alberta government’s energy agenda going forward, new Premier Danielle Smith told a packed house at the Canadian Association of Energy Contractors (CAOEC) 2023 State of the Industry forecast event in Calgary.
November 24, 2022, 7:56 AM MST
The Alberta government’s non-renewable resource revenue (NRR) is forecast at $28.1 billion in 2022/23, $12 billion higher than in 2021/22 and $14.3 billion more than estimated in Budget 2022, the province said this afternoon in its mid-year fiscal update.
November 24, 2022, 2:38 PM MST
New Alberta Energy Minister Pete Guthrie wants to see the federal government help improve investment certainty for the province’s energy sector.
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By working with Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA), the province is making up to $50 million from the TIER fund available for the new Industrial Transformation Challenge.
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Earlier this year, Environment Minister Steven Minister Guilbeault committed to working with the Canadian oil and gas industry to identify pathways to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 and reaffirmed Canada's commitment to reduce methane emissions by at least 75 per cent by 2030.
November 10, 2022, 11:31 AM MST
New Alberta Energy Minister Pete Guthrie was issued his mandate letter from Premier Danielle Smith today, which will include defending “Alberta’s energy interests against federal overreach” through a variety of means, “including use of the Sovereignty Act if necessary.”
November 10, 2022, 1:58 PM MST
The Alberta government is awarding more than $161 million in funding from the Alberta Petrochemical Incentive Program (APIP) to grow Alberta’s clean hydrogen sector.
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Premier Danielle Smith named Pete Guthrie as the new energy minister.
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Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announced five more provinces and territories are formally joining the Regional Energy and Resource Tables initiative, which is a partnership between the federal and provincial and territorial governments.
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The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has laid charges in relation to a release from a pipeline in 2020 that was owned and operated by Husky Oil Operations Limited (now amalgamated into Cenovus Energy Inc.) following an investigation by the AER Major Investigations Team.
October 7, 2022, 3:07 PM MDT
Canada has missed opportunities to send its energy resources to foreign markets in the past and could be at risk of doing that again, said the head of a group focused on carbon capture and storage.
October 6, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM) announced up to $30 million in funding for research and development (R&D) projects to advance carbon dioxide removal (CDR) approaches that will reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) by capturing it directly from both the atmosphere and oceans and converting it into valuable products such as fuels and chemicals.
October 6, 2022, 10:17 AM MDT
The Alberta government has chosen 19 projects to examine after its second CCUS request for full project proposals (RFPP).
October 5, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Calling it a “major milestone” for his group, Kendall Dilling, president of the Pathways Alliance, says the Government of Alberta’s decision to select the Alliance’s proposed carbon capture and storage (CCS) hub near Cold Lake for further analysis is a positive step forward.
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