The Canadian flag is flying at half-mast in Calgary with Encana Corporation’s Oct. 31 announcement that it is planning to domicile in the U.S. and change its name to Ovintiv Inc.
November 11, 2019, 12 AM MST
It seems there is opposition to all major energy projects in Canada these days. There is little consensus over energy projects and the country’s energy future in an age of climate change, of reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and of public mistrust of institutions. Debates have become increasingly polarized, partisan and parochial, and public confidence in those making decisions about energy projects is waning.
November 11, 2019, 8 AM MST
November 11, 2019, 7:12 AM MST
Producers can now drill new conventional oil wells without being restricted by mandatory provincial production limits.
November 8, 2019, 10:24 AM MST
There has been a major evolution over the past decade in the way the oil and gas and pipeline industries approach Indigenous relations and partnerships, an energy and natural resource summit heard Tuesday.
November 6, 2019, 4:38 AM MST
A trading network traversed North America long before the arrival of Europeans, says Calvin Helin, as Indigenous people had been “aggressive traders” since time immemorial, and contemporary First Nations should embrace this part of their heritage and support an energy project that would benefit not only Indigenous Canadians, but all Canadians.
November 5, 2019, 3:54 AM MST
First Nations could play a crucial role in promoting Canadian energy while uniting the country at the same time, says Saskatchewan’s energy and resources minister.
November 5, 2019, 12 AM MST
The Alberta government has created three sub-regional task forces to support caribou recovery while protecting jobs in the province.
November 5, 2019, 8:57 AM MST
Encana Corporation’s decision to become a U.S. corporate domicile does not signal a crisis in the energy industry, says the head of CIBC.
November 4, 2019, 7:26 AM MST
Baytex Energy Corp.’s top executive says crude-by-rail remains an “integral part” of the company’s egress and marketing strategy for its heavy oil, however the company is unlikely to participate in the Alberta government’s rail-above curtailment initiative announced Thursday.
November 1, 2019, 11 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. officials are applauding the Alberta government’s announcement this morning of a rail-above curtailment program, saying the company has set a solid foundation to capitalize on the initiative thanks to its ongoing focus on increasing its crude-by-rail volumes.
October 31, 2019, 11:41 AM MDT
The Alberta government announced special production allowances to increase oil production, if additional oil is moved by rail in order to meet increasing demand.
October 31, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT
Terrapin Geothermics has been granted the rights to conduct testing operations and explore the geothermal potential for renewable energy of an area near Grande Prairie, says the Alberta government.
October 31, 2019, 5:32 AM MDT
The Newfoundland and Labrador government has appointed Lori Bevan to the board of directors of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB).
October 30, 2019, 1:20 PM MDT
The Alberta government has introduced legislation for a new greenhouse gas emissions management program it says will safeguard industry competitiveness while maintaining provincial jurisdiction over the regulation and pricing of emissions.
October 29, 2019, 3:43 PM MDT
The Alberta government is estimating a reduction of 270 full-time equivalent employees in 2019-2020 at the Alberta Energy Regulator, which is in the midst of a $500,000 review of its operations.
October 28, 2019, 11:43 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has made two interim appointments to its executive leadership team, effective immediately.
October 28, 2019, 3:31 PM MDT
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is holding a public comment period as part of the environmental assessment process for Teck Resources Limited’s proposed Frontier oilsands mine project in northern Alberta.
October 28, 2019, 11:51 AM MDT
The Orphan Well Association (OWA), which in recent years has seen a growing number of wells coming into its care, is working with the provincial government on potential changes to its scope and mandate, its executive director said Thursday.
October 25, 2019, 12 AM MDT
These are some key forecast assumptions from this week's Alberta budget tabled on Oct. 24.
October 25, 2019, 8:54 AM MDT
In its first budget tabled this afternoon, the UCP government forecast an $8.7 billion deficit in 2019/2020, which includes provisions and contingencies, such as $1.5 billion for cancelling crude-by-rail. It expects to reverse years of red ink by successive PC and NDP administrations by 2022/2023 when it forecasts a surplus of $600 million.
October 24, 2019, 3:18 PM MDT
The Alberta government’s fiscal plan reflects a provision of $1.5 billion in 2019/2020 to “extricate taxpayers from the crude-by-rail program hastily put in place in the final 30 days of the last government’s mandate.”
October 24, 2019, 3:20 PM MDT
The Alberta government is expecting to bring in $6.53 billion in total non-renewable resource revenue for 2019/2020, up from $5.43 billion the previous fiscal year. It then is expected to fall to $5.39 billion in 2020/2021.
October 24, 2019, 3:22 PM MDT
Natural gas and by-product royalties for Alberta are estimated at $362 million in 2019/2020, 32.5 per cent lower than in 2018/2019, due primarily to lower production, with the Alberta reference price (ARP) relatively flat.
October 24, 2019, 3:24 PM MDT
The Alberta government expects a “leaner” Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), it said in its budget tabled today.
October 24, 2019, 3:25 PM MDT