November 6, 2020, 7:32 AM MST
During his speech to the Rural Municipalities of Alberta (RMA) 2020 Fall Convention on Wednesday, Premier Jason Kenney acknowledged “there has been friction” between the province and RMA with regards to the linear tax assessment model review, but nonetheless this review has been essential for all stakeholders concerned.
November 4, 2020, 2:56 PM MST
Fighting for Alberta’s oil and gas industry is key to the province, including its rural parts, which is why Premier Jason Kenney believes his government made a “critical investment” when putting up a $1.5 billion equity investment earlier this year and a $6 billion loan guarantee in 2021 towards TC Energy Corporation’s Keystone XL pipeline project.
November 4, 2020, 3 PM MST
The federal government is proceeding with the development and implementation of a follow-up program for the Regional Assessment of Offshore Oil and Gas Exploratory Drilling East of Newfoundland and Labrador, which will track and report on the progress of commitments outlined in the ministerial response to the regional assessment committee's report.
November 4, 2020, 10:44 AM MST
Alberta’s newly-created Invest Alberta Corporation (IAC) in part will be leading the province’s advocacy efforts to take the message of Alberta’s “world leading” ESG (environment, social and governance) performance to global capital markets, Premier Jason Kenney said Monday.
November 3, 2020, 4:14 AM MST
The Saskatchewan government’s October land sale generated $760,849 in revenue for the province, an average of $120.21/ha.
November 2, 2020, 6:41 AM MST
The federal government announced $100 million from the Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund to support initiatives in Alberta aimed at growing the clean economy.
November 2, 2020, 2:03 PM MST
The Alberta government is offering grants worth 12 per cent of eligible capital costs once new petrochemical plants — including hydrogen-producing projects — are up and running.
October 30, 2020, 9:34 AM MDT
Federal Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan launched the $750-million Emissions Reduction Fund to reduce methane and GHG emissions.
October 29, 2020, 1:31 PM MDT
October 29, 2020, 4:10 AM MDT
The Alberta government will soon announce opportunities to “reskill and retrain” oil and gas workers who may be looking for career alternatives, says Doug Schweitzer, minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation.
October 28, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Many Canadians, including some leading key Canadian economic sectors, may view the advent of a Biden presidency, coupled with Democratic control of the U.S. Congress, as a welcome return to “normalcy.”
October 28, 2020, 10:45 AM MDT
October 28, 2020, 7:28 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) says it is overseeing an investigation into a fatality on a Trans Mountain worksite in Edmonton.
October 28, 2020, 6:18 PM MDT
Attention all innovators: The Alberta government is investing $50 million in Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction (TIER) funding, delivered by Alberta Innovates, to create jobs, grow the province’s cleantech sector, and reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions.
October 27, 2020, 3:19 PM MDT
October 27, 2020, 8:14 AM MDT
October 26, 2020, 3:53 AM MDT
Only rarely do I read an article and think to myself, damn, I wish I wrote that. But, in late September, Eric Reguly, a business and economics columnist for The Globe and Mail, wrote an article entitled “Canada needs a new breed of corporate champion, and clean energy is the place to look,” which I wish I had written, and will borrow from here with appropriate attribution.
October 26, 2020, 6 AM MDT
B.C. Energy Minister Bruce Ralston was re-elected in B.C. as the NDP moved to a majority, grabbing a provisional 55 seats during Saturday night’s election.
October 26, 2020, 10:38 AM MDT
Alberta Energy is resuming land sales for petroleum and natural gas (P&NG) and oilsands Crown mineral rights.
October 26, 2020, 12 AM MDT
This week’s DOB Backstory comes from a Oct. 29, 1980 article in the Daily Oil Bulletin. While industry sifts through the fine print of the federal government's budget and announced energy policy, the Bulletin highlighted major points pertaining to the resources industry together with preliminary reaction from the industry.
October 26, 2020, 2:52 PM MDT
October 26, 2020, 8:19 AM MDT
In Canada, the most active drilling rigs belong to just five drilling companies, says Kevin Neveu, president and chief executive officer of Precision Drilling Corporation. Therefore, when rationalization occurs in this segment of the energy sector, it will start with smaller companies cannibalizing rigs that are non-marketable.
October 23, 2020, 7:16 AM MDT
The Alberta government will stop setting monthly oil production limits to allow producers to utilize available pipeline capacity, the province announced this morning.
October 23, 2020, 5:18 AM MDT
The federal and Alberta governments have signed a conservation agreement under the Species at Risk Act, committing to actions that support woodland caribou recovery in province.
October 23, 2020, 9 AM MDT