Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) employees and resources were diverted to the not-for-profit International Centre for Regulatory Excellence incorporated by Jim Ellis, the regulator’s former president and CEO, an investigation by the province’s public interest commissioner has determined.
October 7, 2019, 9:41 AM MDT
Separate investigations by three independent officers of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta into activities at the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and the International Centre of Regulatory Excellence (ICORE) found a conflict of interest by the former CEO of the AER, Jim Ellis, gross mismanagement and waste of public resources, and critical failures related to board oversight and management override of internal controls.
October 4, 2019, 11:07 AM MDT
A discussion about the future of Canadian natural resources and climate change must start with fact, Alberta’s energy minister said Wednesday.
October 3, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Energy Minister Sonya Savage says she is hoping to see a deal on crude-by-rail contracts “very, very soon” and before the government’s Oct. 24 budget.
October 3, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Just because an energy producer does not have an environmental, social and governance (ESG) report to measure the sustainability and ethical impacts of investing in the business, it does not necessarily mean the company somehow lacks in such strong standards, says Derek Evans.
October 3, 2019, 10:31 AM MDT
A resource assessment has identified an additional three billion bbls of oil and 5.8 tcf of gas potential offshore Newfoundland.
October 3, 2019, 11:48 AM MDT
October 2, 2019, 7:12 AM MDT
Safety is a key concern for the oil and gas industry in Alberta, which is in part why the County of Grande Prairie is working with neighbouring municipalities and other stakeholders to ensure twinning on Highway 40 actually occurs.
September 26, 2019, 2:44 PM MDT
The Alberta government is increasing oil production limits for November and December “to ensure alignment with takeaway capacity.”
September 26, 2019, 3:23 PM MDT
The Alberta government is prepared to amend a law that could limit oil exports to other provinces if considered necessary to comply with a Federal Court interim ruling against the legislation, says Premier Jason Kenney.
September 25, 2019, 12 AM MDT
The provincial government has created a task force to find ways to strengthen apprenticeship education to meet labour demands.
September 25, 2019, 2:02 PM MDT
A Federal Court judge has granted the British Columbia government a temporary injunction against an Alberta law that could have limited oil exports to other provinces.
September 24, 2019, 10:31 AM MDT
Montreal — A new transcontinental pipeline project similar in concept to TC Energy Corporation’s defunct Energy East project is in its formative stages.
September 23, 2019, 8:40 AM MDT
Alberta’s first budget under the UCP government will be released on Oct. 24.
September 23, 2019, 10:16 AM MDT
While the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion continues to face legal challenges, a retired TC Energy Corporation executive and author continues to believe the project will get built.
September 20, 2019, 11:52 AM MDT
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) is seeking feedback from the public and Indigenous groups on initial project designs of a proposed new floating LNG project near Kitimat, B.C.
September 20, 2019, 6 AM MDT
The energy industry was challenged Wednesday to take a look at transforming the sector, including its dealings with Indigenous communities.
September 19, 2019, 9:45 AM MDT
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September 18, 2019, 9:32 AM MDT
Public opinion polls are looking bleak for the federal Conservative Party, and hence Western Canada’s oil industry, now that the writ has been dropped.
September 17, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Market access and lack of infrastructure have to be seen as more than a petroleum sector problem if a Canadian federal government is to be persuaded to introduce legislation and policies to address those problems, an industry audience heard Thursday.
September 13, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Alberta’s self-anointed “Gas City” is turning off the taps of more than 2,000 producing wells due to weak market conditions.
September 13, 2019, 9:19 AM MDT
September 12, 2019, 10:08 AM MDT
The Alberta government has launched a constitutional challenge to the federal government’s Bill C-69 which came into effect last month, Premier Jason Kenney said Tuesday.
September 10, 2019, 6:07 PM MDT
Grant Sprague and Bev Yee are very capable senior bureaucrats.
September 9, 2019, 4:08 AM MDT