The federal government has promised to immediately bring forward a plan to exceed Canada’s 2030 climate goal set by the previous Conservative government and to legislate a goal of net zero emissions by 2050 as part of its effort to “build back better” with long-term competitiveness and clean growth.
September 24, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Good news for natural gas producers: Canadians overwhelmingly seem to agree with the notion that exporting natural gas to countries that are using more polluting forms of energy is one of the most important things Canada can do to address climate change, according to the results of a Positive Energy survey.
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The public doesn’t trust the oilsands to tell a credible and consistent story about its performance and now is the time to start rebuilding trust, and examining how other resource sectors have faced and overcome similar challenges, says a new report from the Canada West Foundation.
September 22, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Any performance management program to deal with a lack of public trust in the oilsands may take some time to develop, a new report from the Canada West Foundation says.
September 22, 2020, 8:18 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government has approved $34 million worth of work packages for its Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP).
September 22, 2020, 11:08 AM MDT
The Government of Alberta will provide $2.1 million in Research Capacity Program (RCP) grants to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Red Deer College and Olds College, helping the post-secondary institutions perform cutting-edge research in areas such as clean energy technology, smart agriculture and 3D printing.
September 21, 2020, 5:38 PM MDT
British Columbia has allocated the first $50 million under its Dormant Sites Reclamation Program, supporting upwards of 1,200 local jobs at 79 oilfield service companies within the province, and reclaiming 1,880 wells
September 21, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The Alberta government plans to consult with the technology sector on modernizing intellectual property (IP) laws as it looks to technology as a key part of its economic recovery, the province’s newly-appointed minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation said Thursday.
September 18, 2020, 6:40 AM MDT
The Alberta government is supporting artificial intelligence and machine learning with $9 million in funding for the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii).
September 18, 2020, 10:48 AM MDT
A proposed extension to a temporary tariff provision giving interruptible (IT) shippers on the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) System summer access to storage faces opposition from some firm shippers as well as from NGTL.
September 18, 2020, 11:29 AM MDT
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NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) has revised its construction schedule for its proposed NGTL 2021 expansion after the federal cabinet said it would delay a decision on it until no later than Oct. 19, 2020.
September 17, 2020, 11:20 AM MDT
A crowd of offshore oil and gas industry workers rallied at the Newfoundland and Labrador legislature in St. John’s on Wednesday, calling for government protection from ongoing turbulence in the energy sector due to falling oil prices globally and the COVID-19 economic downturn — something rally speakers note Western Canada already receives.
September 17, 2020, 7:45 AM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) will begin inspecting oil and gas camps to ensure companies have the proper COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place.
September 17, 2020, 1:16 PM MDT
The bureaucracy that exists to prove out geothermal resources “without question” has held back development for Valemount, says its mayor, which is why the B.C. village that sits where the Rocky Mountain Trench intersects a fault is asking fellow communities in the province to support a simplified process that would be far less expensive.
September 16, 2020, 7:50 AM MDT
Canadian Natural Resources Limited is urging the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to dismiss Enbridge Inc.’s application to allow it to convert its Canadian Mainline transportation service to firm service from the current carriage service.
September 16, 2020, 3:35 PM MDT
The Saskatchewan government says it expects many new companies to register aggregate upstream oil and gas facilities as part of the most recent amendments to performance standards as it continues to implement key commitments made in its climate change strategy.
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There was a time when Alberta’s economy was hot! It was fuelled by an active and growing energy industry. The result — jobs were plentiful, businesses throughout the province grew, government revenue achieved record levels and we became the place to live and work in Canada.
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