Since socialist-leaning Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) was elected Mexican president in 2018, it’s been challenging for privately-owned companies like Vancouver-based Renaissance Oil Corp. to operate in the country.
January 13, 2020, 1:40 PM MST
Privately-held Prosper Petroleum Ltd. has filed documents in Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench seeking an order directing the Alberta government to make a decision on the company’s Rigel oilsands project.
January 10, 2020, 8:35 AM MST
The importance of environment, social and governance (ESG) performance is fast gaining more prominence in the petroleum sector, both for oil and gas producers and the investment community. Today, we are focusing on the investor and banking perspective. On Tuesday, we examined the industry perspective.
January 8, 2020, 12 AM MST
An Alberta government announcement on rail car contracts is “forthcoming,” says a spokesperson for Energy Minister Sonya Savage.
January 8, 2020, 2:32 PM MST
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The importance of environment, social and governance (ESG) performance is fast gaining more prominence in the petroleum sector, both for oil and gas producers and the investment community. Today, the DOB examines the industry perspective as it charts its course. Tomorrow, the focus will be on the investor and banking perspective.
January 7, 2020, 12 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is reminding industry and other stakeholders of new regulations and guidelines which take effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
December 30, 2019, 11:01 AM MST
Section 54 of the federal methane regulations requires that upstream oil and gas facilities in Alberta covered by the federal methane regulations be registered, according to a new information letter from the Alberta government.
December 23, 2019, 2:47 PM MST
British Columbia’s new Environmental Assessment Act is now in force.
December 20, 2019, 9:47 AM MST
December 20, 2019, 7:48 AM MST
Gas producers will receive a 35 per cent property assessment reduction on shallow gas wells and pipelines for the 2020 tax year while the assessment system is overhauled.
December 20, 2019, 12 AM MST
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December 19, 2019, 7:45 AM MST
The Government of Alberta and Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) are partnering to streamline rules for service rig support vehicles, including equipment trucks, pump and tank trucks, as well as crew trailers.
December 19, 2019, 1:41 PM MST
Following the lead of the federal government, Alberta is undertaking a major re-scoping of work with the goal to establish rules to allow for release of process-affected water back into the Athabasca River from any oilsands mine by 2023.
December 18, 2019, 4:12 AM MST
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It’s unlikely the project list for the federal government’s new Impact Assessment Act will be a “disabler” of new major infrastructure projects, especially oil and gas pipelines, a new study has concluded.
December 17, 2019, 9:07 AM MST
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December 17, 2019, 7:53 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is developing a restoration framework to address recommendations from the auditor general of British Columbia to manage non-operating oil and gas sites.
December 17, 2019, 1:56 PM MST
With federal methane emissions reductions rules set to come into effect in January, oil and gas producing provinces seeking to apply their own equivalence regulations to supersede the federal ones have run out of time to avoid at least initial implementation of the federal rules.
December 16, 2019, 12 AM MST
Alberta's energy regulator is encouraging companies to innovate to further reduce the cost of emissions compliance.
December 16, 2019, 5:43 AM MST
Completion of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is among the top priorities identified by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a recently-released mandate letter to Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan.
December 16, 2019, 12 AM MST
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