After reviewing the submissions made to the Alberta Energy Regulator’s Production Curtailment Issues Panel and considering the advice of the panel, the government of Alberta has decided to amend the curtailment rules.
December 31, 2018, 10:26 AM MST
In September 2018, the amount of crude oil available for export exceeded available pipeline capacity by an estimated 202,000 bbls/d, according to a new report by the National Energy Board (NEB).
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Faced with increased competition for investment from south of the border, Canadian oil and gas industry groups say changes are needed to reduce regulatory uncertainty and inefficiencies in the system.
December 24, 2018, 4:05 AM MST
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Alberta Energy has finalized the curtailment consolidation and transfer of allocations process where operators can consolidate or transfer their curtailment allocations in order to meet their curtailment requirements.
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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
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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
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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.
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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