Market access and lack of infrastructure have to be seen as more than a petroleum sector problem if a Canadian federal government is to be persuaded to introduce legislation and policies to address those problems, an industry audience heard Thursday.
September 13, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Alberta’s self-anointed “Gas City” is turning off the taps of more than 2,000 producing wells due to weak market conditions.
September 13, 2019, 9:19 AM MDT
September 12, 2019, 10:08 AM MDT
The Alberta government has launched a constitutional challenge to the federal government’s Bill C-69 which came into effect last month, Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday.
September 10, 2019, 6:07 PM MDT
Grant Sprague and Bev Yee are very capable senior bureaucrats.
September 9, 2019, 4:08 AM MDT
Commissioner Steve Allan has launched a website to support the independent public inquiry into foreign funding of anti-energy campaigns.
September 9, 2019, 11:39 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy department has issued a desperate plea to the new federal regulator, asking it to take action on proposed temporary changes to the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) tariff aimed at helping struggling natural gas producers.
September 6, 2019, 12 AM MDT
The UCP government is launching a review into Alberta’s energy regulator to ensure the province’s resources are being developed efficiently and in an environmentally responsible manner.
September 6, 2019, 11:32 AM MDT
September 6, 2019, 7:29 AM MDT
Red Deer — The role of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) in Alberta’s ‘energy war room’ is to help provide the metaphorical ammunition for the government to fire back against industry opponents, says Gary Mar.
September 5, 2019, 1:31 PM 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
The Alberta government has lost its competitive edge and needs to make competitiveness and attraction a top priority, sending an important signal to industry and investors that it is tackling all the issues facing business, not only taxes, a government-appointed panel on spending has recommended.
September 3, 2019, 11:57 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government has lifted its projections for oil and natural gas revenue for the 2019/2020 fiscal year.
August 29, 2019, 9:33 AM MDT
August 29, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT
Community leaders from across British Columbia will consider resolutions calling for the province to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for climate change, as another proposed resolution would affirm the importance of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions while also calling for support towards the resource sector.
August 28, 2019, 11:27 AM MDT
The Alberta government reported a deficit of $835 million for the fiscal first quarter of 2019/2020.
August 27, 2019, 10:34 AM MDT
The federal government will invest $15.2 million over five years in the Canadian Centre for Energy Information, a partnership between Natural Resources Canada and Statistics Canada, where it will be housed,
August 26, 2019, 10:10 AM MDT
During next month’s Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) convention, delegates from across the province will be considering a resolution calling for more action to counter foreign campaigns targeting Canadian oil and gas. If approved, the resolution becomes part of the association’s advocacy efforts with government.
August 26, 2019, 10:22 AM MDT
Several Canadian service companies provided capital spending updates for this year, and some for next year, while releasing their recent second quarter financial and operational results.
August 23, 2019, 8:56 AM MDT
August 22, 2019, 7:10 AM MDT
The Alberta and Saskatchewan governments are expected to file a joint application to seek exemptions from federal requirements for interprovincial service rigs in early 2020.
August 21, 2019, 10:13 AM MDT
Producers will be mandated to limit production by at least another year.
August 20, 2019, 2:28 PM MDT
August 20, 2019, 7:30 AM MDT
The Alberta government has announced plans for a “common sense made-in-Alberta” approach to protecting the province’s woodland caribou populations, says Alberta Environment and Parks Minister Jason Nixon.
August 19, 2019, 7:57 AM MDT
A cleaner version of a valve used to control oil flow rate, pressure and temperature at oil and gas sites may soon be hitting the Canadian market.
August 15, 2019, 10:51 AM MDT