The Government of Alberta is changing the calculation for how much oilsands mining companies must pay into the Mine Financial Security Program (MFSP) while the program itself conducts a review to ensure security amounts align with the intent of the program.
May 6, 2021, 12 PM MDT
Climate policy action abroad could reduce global demand for fossil fuels and, by extension, prices. And because all of these drivers are fully outside of Canada’s control, Canada’s oil and gas sector could face significant challenges independent of any domestic choices, according to a recent report.
May 5, 2021, 6 AM MDT
The federal government has approved the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) 2023 North Corridor System Expansion Project with 37 conditions.
May 4, 2021, 7:54 AM MDT
May 4, 2021, 8 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) West Path Delivery 2022 project.
April 30, 2021, 2:18 PM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has decided Trans Mountain has met the test found in the Canadian Energy Regulator Act for the company’s request to keep the names of its insurers confidential.
April 29, 2021, 10:35 AM MDT
April 29, 2021, 8:28 AM MDT
The Alberta government continues to work on a number of priorities highlighted in a newly-released joint report by Energy Futures Lab (EFL) and Canada West Foundation (CWF), says the province’s energy minister, including the development of a geothermal policy framework, modernization of the oil and gas liability management framework, and an updating and modernizing of the mineral tenure and regulatory frameworks.
April 28, 2021, 10:28 AM MDT
April 28, 2021, 6 AM MDT
Alberta can prioritize repurposing of inactive oil and gas sites for new energy developments, according to a new Energy Futures Lab (EFL) and Canada West Foundation (CWF) joint report, but the provincial government must first clear roadblocks and facilitate the necessary investments and entrepreneurship in a timely and effective manner.
April 27, 2021, 12 AM MDT
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April 26, 2021, 8:55 AM MDT
Canada will join the United States in establishing a new Net-Zero Producers Forum, a platform for oil and gas–producing countries to discuss how the sector can support the implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan announced on Friday.
April 23, 2021, 9:17 AM MDT
Alberta’s Wednesday land sale brought $5.77 million into government coffers.
April 22, 2021, 9:07 AM MDT
April 22, 2021, 1:16 PM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) has made enhancements to the Kiskatinaw Seismic Monitoring and Mitigation Area (KSMMA) special project order, which is aimed at induced seismicity from hydraulic fracturing operations involving horizontal, multi-stage fracturing in a well in the Farmington and Tower Lake areas of northeast B.C.
April 21, 2021, 3:35 AM MDT
The B.C. government is forecasting higher natural gas royalties for the 2021/22 fiscal year, as prices and production are expected to improve over the previous year.
April 20, 2021, 5:18 PM MDT
Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC confirmed that it has reviewed and assessed the agreed alternative construction and routing approach in the Lightning Rock, and intends to implement the associated construction methodology, routing and mitigation measures.
April 19, 2021, 9:11 AM MDT
April 19, 2021, 6:15 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Products Partnership / Produits Suncor Energie, S.E.N.C. has pleaded guilty to one count under environmental legislation related to a release of hydrogen sulphide gas at one of its facilities.
April 16, 2021, 12:59 PM MDT
Canadians’ appetite for climate action is holding steady, at about half of those polled, according to newly-released results of a Positive Energy survey conducted earlier this year, with many Canadians feeling greater urgency to act now than they did in the early months of the pandemic.
April 15, 2021, 8:14 AM MDT
April 15, 2021, 11:31 AM MDT
The federal government announced a $500,000 investment in the development of Hydrostor Inc.’s Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) technology, a scalable and emissions-free long duration energy storage solution.
April 15, 2021, 8:17 AM MDT
April 15, 2021, 7:52 AM MDT
Alberta has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan to support the development of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs).
April 14, 2021, 10:35 AM MDT