The B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources will not be accepting posting requests and will not dispose of new petroleum and natural gas (PNG) tenure effective immediately.
March 26, 2020, 3:25 PM MDT
The Alberta government by early next week expects to have settled on a list of what constitutes critical infrastructure and essential services in the event of a province-wide shutdown in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, says Premier Jason Kenney.
March 26, 2020, 6:50 AM MDT
March 26, 2020, 8:07 AM MDT
A key task for the newly-appointed Alberta Economic Recovery Council will be looking at what the province can do to ensure the growth of the economy over the long term, and with it value-added high-paying jobs as it begins an expected recovery this fall, says the council’s chair.
March 25, 2020, 7:56 AM MDT
The federal government needs to take bold and unprecedented action to keep the Canadian economy from a complete collapse, starting with ensuring the future of its largest industry, the beleaguered energy sector, says Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.
March 24, 2020, 7:31 AM MDT
Dale Nally has been sworn in as Alberta’s associate minister of natural gas and electricity.
March 24, 2020, 11:31 AM MDT
Alberta’s energy industry will receive up to $113 million in relief following an announcement by the Alberta government that it will fund the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) industry levy for six months as part of the action to protect jobs and provide immediate economic relief to the sector.
March 23, 2020, 6:59 AM MDT
While the federal government is promising assistance to help get the oilpatch back to work, fieldwork on well reclamations that are expected to be part of the package could be delayed because of the COVID-19 outbreak, says the executive director of the Orphan Well Association (OWA).
March 20, 2020, 11:36 AM MDT
At Clarke Lake in northeastern British Columbia, the oil and gas sector and clean energy converge as Geoscience BC evaluates the potential to repurpose natural gas fields to host a pilot plant to generate geothermal energy and heat.
March 19, 2020, 10:23 AM MDT
March 12, 2020, 7:47 AM MDT
“All options are on the table” for the Alberta government as it prepares to deal with the aftershocks caused by the collapse of the OPEC+ alliance, the coronavirus, and the looming impacts on the provincial economy.
March 9, 2020, 3:36 PM MDT
March 9, 2020, 8:22 AM MDT
Saskatchewan saw a total of 2,030 well abandonments completed between April 1, 2019, and February 29, 2020.
March 9, 2020, 10:14 AM MDT
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March 6, 2020, 8:30 AM MST
March 5, 2020, 11:41 AM MST
The Orphan Well Association (OWA) expects to nearly double its activity in the coming fiscal year to nearly 2,000 wells with the assistance of a loan of up $100 million from the province, the association’s executive director said Monday.
March 3, 2020, 4:12 AM MST
March 3, 2020, 8:04 AM MST
The Alberta government provided more detail today on its plan to help clean up orphan wells that was announced in last week’s provincial budget.
March 2, 2020, 11:28 AM MST
February 28, 2020, 7:46 AM MST
Husky Energy Inc.’s CEO and president Rob Peabody has weighed in on whether Teck Resources Limited’s decision to walk away from the Frontier oilsands mining project would affect his company’s future plans and whether large oilsands projects can't be built in Canada going forward.
February 28, 2020, 8:04 AM MST
Alberta’s non-renewable resource revenue for the 2020/2021 fiscal year is expected to decline, with flat WTI prices, lower WCS pricing and a wider differential weighing on the outlook, despite higher forecast production.
February 27, 2020, 3:16 PM MST
In Canada’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, the companies that have succeeded in moving their projects forward spent considerable time and resources on First Nations consultation and engagement.
February 27, 2020, 10:20 AM MST
Phil Fontaine, living legend and former three-term national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), has said on numerous occasions that reconciliation is not possible without narrowing the economic gap between Indigenous peoples and the rest of Canadians.
February 27, 2020, 9:54 AM MST
Here are some other highlights of interest from the provincial budget released this afternoon.
February 27, 2020, 3:24 PM MST