Jonathan Wilkinson is the new natural resources minister in the Liberal government cabinet unveiled this morning following the September election.
October 26, 2021, 9:49 AM MDT
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A royalty review will be part of B.C.’s updated climate plan, which was released this afternoon.
October 25, 2021, 3:27 PM MDT
The British Columbia Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE), is now operational with the appointment of an executive team and board of directors.
October 25, 2021, 8:20 AM MDT
October 25, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Unlike a direct grant program, an RStar program being touted for well clean-up would not require direct outlay of cash from government, it would be applied fairly across all licencees, and it potentially would allow for new financing towards wellsite reclamation in Alberta on the basis of it being an environmental, social and governance (ESG) investment, say pilot project proponents.
October 22, 2021, 6 AM MDT
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First Helium Inc. has received required licensing from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) to begin drilling its first exploratory well on its core Worsley property.
October 20, 2021, 7:10 AM MDT
Alberta’s first multi-operator methane emissions management pilot project in west-central Alberta could potentially serve as a model for other areas around the province, a Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada (PTAC) virtual session heard recently.
October 7, 2021, 6 AM MDT
Skyrocketing inactive well counts are driving major changes to Alberta’s liability management regulations, two experts told an exclusive Daily Oil Bulletin subscriber webinar held in September.
October 4, 2021, 9:48 AM MDT
Qube Technologies Inc. has received its second approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for an Alternative Fugitive Emissions Monitoring Program (Alt-FEMP) to conduct leak detection and repair (LDAR) using continuous monitoring technology.
September 29, 2021, 6:31 AM MDT
Canadians woke up yesterday to much the same picture in Parliament as they did when they went to bed: a minority Liberal government with the Conservatives in official opposition, and both the Bloc and NDP holding the balance of power.
September 22, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau narrowly won re-election on Monday but failed to secure a majority in parliament.
September 21, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Part I of this series noted that Canadians’ appetite for climate action has grown over the last year, but that their confidence the country can actually reduce emissions is weak. Many see governments as part of the problem, not the solution.
September 16, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP) is proving to be hugely beneficial for many Indigenous energy services companies and workers, says Steve Saddleback, director for the National Energy Business Centre of Excellence at the Indian Resource Council of Canada (IRC).
September 9, 2021, 6 AM MDT
Climate change will be a key topic in the leaders’ debates this week. All major parties have put forward climate plans (see Part II of this series) and their leaders will surely duke it out on climate at the debates. What do Canadians think? How much do they want climate action? How confident are they Canada can reduce emissions?
September 7, 2021, 6 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government announced today its key priorities to advance private-sector investment in carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS), including expanding the province’s pipeline infrastructure Oil Infrastructure Investment Program (OIIP) to include carbon dioxide pipeline projects.
September 7, 2021, 12:46 PM MDT
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has released its Energy Platform for Canada for the 2021 federal election.
August 24, 2021, 8:08 AM MDT
Establishing Calgary as a Canadian Centre of Excellence for clean technology and new energy helps create “tighter linkages” between industry’s innovation requirements and university research agendas, says Monica Gattinger.
August 18, 2021, 12 AM MDT
A ‘champion’ is what Calgary requires if it is to become the recognized Canadian Centre of Excellence for clean technology and new energy, says Monica Gattinger, Positive Energy chair and the University of Ottawa’s director for the Institute for Science, Society and Policy.
August 17, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Calgary can become the Canadian Centre of Excellence for clean technology and new energy, with industry, government and academia working together to help the city achieve this recognition, capitalizing on local strengths, according to experts from post-secondary, the energy sector, and local economic development.
August 16, 2021, 12 AM MDT
A sudden interest in the empty space between subsurface rocks has created the need to place a value on the void and a means for all users to gain access to the underground repositories.
August 11, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Canada came out on top of an international survey of locations for carbon capture, utilization and storage hubs conducted by the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), positioning it well for future CCUS development even as new incentives are developed.
August 9, 2021, 6 AM MDT
In October 2020, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 36: Geothermal Resource Development Act.
August 4, 2021, 10:29 AM MDT
The Canadian Association of Energy Contractors (CAOEC) is seeking clarification on how the federal government defines “just transition,” after Ottawa announced an engagement plan on Tuesday, and why legislation may be required to support it.
July 21, 2021, 9:37 AM MDT