With a National Energy Board (NEB) report before it recommending approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Ottawa is now obliged to properly and thoroughly consult with affected Indigenous groups, says Alberta Premier Rachel Notley.
February 25, 2019, 3:59 AM MST
February 22, 2019, 8:37 AM MST
Basic fundamentals support the Alberta government’s plan to spend $3.7 billion over the next three years to increase rail takeaway capacity as a worthwhile and profitable venture, says Premier Rachel Notley.
February 20, 2019, 12 AM MST
The B.C. government is forecasting a hike in natural gas royalty revenue for the coming fiscal year, with prices expected to rise, and natgas production forecast to fall slightly.
February 20, 2019, 7:55 AM MST
An estimated incremental 20,000 bbls/d of Alberta oil will be moving to market by rail as early as July 2019 in a deal between Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, Canadian National Railway Company and the Alberta government, Premier Rachel Notley said today.
February 19, 2019, 1:19 PM MST
The Alberta government has announced the appointment of two new directors for five-year terms to the board of directors of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
February 19, 2019, 9:41 AM MST
February 19, 2019, 11:22 AM MST
A group representing downstream industries such as petrochemicals and refineries meeting Wednesday with Alberta government officials offered some ideas on how they could encourage more long-term diversification.
February 14, 2019, 4 AM MST
February 14, 2019, 8:20 AM MST
This spring, the B.C. government said it will bring forward measures to “bring this historic project to fruition,” referring to LNG Canada, according to the Speech from the Throne on Tuesday, which marks the beginning of a new session of the Legislature.
February 13, 2019, 3:54 AM MST
February 13, 2019, 8:34 AM MST
The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) is providing $300,000 in funding to the Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) to implement and expand its Viking tight oil research program.
February 12, 2019, 6 AM MST
In Samuel Beckett’s iconic play Waiting for Godot, main characters Didi and Gogo wait endlessly for the arrival of Godot, passing their time discussing everything from the mundane to the existential. The play fittingly only has two acts, and needless to say, Godot never arrives. The audience is left wondering about the meaning and purpose of it all.
February 11, 2019, 8:53 AM MST
February 11, 2019, 10:32 AM MST
It’s crucial that the National Energy Board’s project approval function be kept intact in Bill C-69 rather than replacing it with an entirely new regulator if court challenges are to be avoided, according to a new report from the Canada West Foundation.
February 8, 2019, 8:49 AM MST
The Alberta government sees the Impact Assessment Act as well as other acts in the federal environment department’s proposed Bill C-69 as an “unprecedented federal encroachment” into a number of areas of provincial jurisdiction — specifically natural resources regulation — an energy department official said Thursday.
February 8, 2019, 7:57 AM MST
Alberta’s decision to temporarily curtail close to 10 per cent of oil output to stem a growing market access conundrum that led to a collapse in prices last fall has not only caused Imperial Oil Limited to reassess its production growth, but skews the market in unintended ways and could lead to longer term damage to the country's reputation, according to Rich Kruger, president and CEO.
February 8, 2019, 11:56 AM MST
The British Columbia government has appointed lawyer Murray Rankin as its representative to help guide and design a new reconciliation process between the province and the office of the Wet’suwet’en.
February 8, 2019, 9:30 AM MST
February 8, 2019, 10:53 AM MST
The energy and environment committee of the Canadian Senate has unanimously supported a motion from Alberta Senator Paula Simons that it travel to other regions of Canada to seek feedback on Bill C-69.
February 6, 2019, 12:08 PM MST
Leading technologies in oil and gas are among the 11 projects that are getting a funding boost from the Alberta government.
February 6, 2019, 10:44 AM MST
February 6, 2019, 8:11 AM MST
Slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations represents both challenge and opportunity. Today, the DOB features Part 5 in a five-part series, written by our technology editor Maurice Smith, that examines how to turn emissions reductions into profits. Part 1 is available here. Part 2 is available here. Part 3 is available here. And Part 4 is available here.
February 1, 2019, 11:08 AM MST
Alberta Independent Senator Doug Black is renewing his call for the Senate committee studying Bill C-69 to conduct public hearings on the bill across Canada.
February 1, 2019, 11:30 AM MST
Alberta Energy says it is addressing concerns from some operators of “unintended consequence” from current curtailment rules.
February 1, 2019, 11:54 AM MST