December 21, 2018, 10:57 AM MST
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December 20, 2018, 12 AM MST
Federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi vowed to right the wrongs of the government in holding meaningful dialogues with Indigenous communities.
December 19, 2018, 3:19 AM MST
The federal government has announced a $1.6 billion boost to help Alberta’s struggling oil industry reach new markets, address working capital needs and invest in new technologies.
December 18, 2018, 4:04 AM MST
December 18, 2018, 8:43 AM MST
December 17, 2018, 9:22 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has finalized new requirements to reduce methane emissions from the upstream oil and gas industry, although work continues between the province and the federal government to determine if the new rules attain equivalency with federal standards.
December 14, 2018, 11:10 AM MST
The federal government appointed John Clarkson of Sooke, British Columbia as a marine technical advisor to the National Energy Board (NEB).
December 14, 2018, 3:24 AM MST
December 13, 2018, 8:10 AM MST
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says mandatory production curtailments which come into effect Jan. 1 have helped shrink differentials for heavy oil but can’t be deemed a true success until the glut is reduced and the market cleared.
December 12, 2018, 10:31 AM MST
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley had strong words for her Quebec counterpart Francois Legault, who last week voiced his opposition to any idea of renewed Energy East talks as the long-proposed pipeline would carry “dirty energy” from Alberta through his province, particularly when Quebec could offer “clean” hydroelectric energy at a competitive price.
December 12, 2018, 10:33 AM MST
The Saskatchewan government recently unveiled a waterflood development program (WDP) and it has now released some more detail.
December 12, 2018, 12 AM MST
Alberta’s Department of Energy has heard from operators who have curtailment levels significantly higher than anticipated relative to their recent production, as opposed to the established baseline calculations.
December 12, 2018, 1:28 PM MST
December 12, 2018, 11:11 AM MST
The Alberta government has been urged by its natural gas advisory panel to take a leadership role in resolving the “serious and troubling headwinds currently assaulting” the province’s natural gas resources.
December 11, 2018, 3:44 AM MST
The National Energy Board (NEB) said it is taking steps to address a request from federal Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi who is seeking board advice on how to optimize oil transportation capacity on existing pipelines and rail.
December 10, 2018, 10:23 AM MST
Alberta is creating a LNG Investment Team to work directly with industry on reducing barriers for securing final investment decisions on export projects that will increase the value of Alberta’s natural gas resources, the government announced this morning.
December 10, 2018, 11:13 AM MST
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December 10, 2018, 3:31 AM MST
A continued and enhanced focus on reducing methane emissions from natural gas operations and a push to increase industrial and upstream electrification are among the initiatives in British Columbia’s updated climate change plan most affecting the oil and gas industry.
December 6, 2018, 9:19 AM MST
December 6, 2018, 3:51 AM MST
The Saskatchewan government announced plans for a Waterflood Development Program, which will incentivize the conversion of producing wells into waterflood injection wells or the drilling of new dedicated waterflood injection wells.
December 5, 2018, 11:04 AM MST
Edmonton, Regina — On Dec. 2, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced that her province would be temporarily curtailing oil production by 325,000 bbls/d to address the province’s current storage glut, a result of insufficient takeaway capacity via pipelines. The result has been oil prices for Western Canadian Select so low the province’s energy resources are “being sold for pennies on the dollar,” according to the premier.
December 4, 2018, 8:16 AM MST
While Alberta Premier Rachel Notley’s decision to curtail crude output should help narrow differentials in the relative short term, it has also struck a divisive chord within the province’s exploration and production sector.
December 3, 2018, 10:56 AM MST