June 25, 2020, 8:03 AM MDT
Keep it local. That is a key consideration Reeve Leanne Beaupre from the County of Grande Prairie hopes government takes into account as it divvies out spending for the province’s Site Rehabilitation Program.
June 24, 2020, 9:33 AM MDT
Alberta Energy will continue to defer all public offerings (land sales) and direct purchases of petroleum and natural gas (P&NG) and oilsands Crown mineral rights until fall 2020, the government announced on Tuesday.
June 24, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Proton Technologies will deploy its patented process to extract hydrogen from existing oil reservoirs, while carbon dioxide will remain trapped in the ground, the Saskatchewan government announced this morning.
June 24, 2020, 10:45 AM MDT
The Canadian oil and gas industry needs “net-zero” emissions which has now become a tool for competitiveness, not only a tool for the environment and the “right thing to do,” Canada’s natural resources minister said Monday.
June 23, 2020, 6:42 AM MDT
Although the federal government still has “a ways to go” in delivering assistance to the beleaguered oil and gas industry, Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan said Monday it is working to “try to get it right.”
June 23, 2020, 11:26 AM MDT
King Salman has painted his kingdom into a corner by concentrating power in his matrilineal line of the royal family, and his young and inexperienced son Mohammad bin Salman (MBS) in particular, since ascending the throne in January 2015. By making MBS crown prince in June 2017, after pushing aside two previous princes from other lines of the family, and making his son de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia, the king has inadvertently made the House of Saud brittle.
June 23, 2020, 7:32 AM MDT
Environmental reporting temporarily paused by government during the provincial public health emergency will resume on July 15, four weeks earlier than planned, the Alberta government announced this morning.
June 23, 2020, 11:18 AM MDT
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June 17, 2020, 11:04 AM MDT
Saskatchewan's 2020-21 budget is providing support for the growth and future economic development of the province's natural resource sectors.
June 16, 2020, 10:11 AM MDT
The Alberta government says it plans to combine two provincially funded emissions reduction agencies into one under new legislation as part of its ongoing work to reduce red tape.
June 12, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), rather than the cabinet, under legislation introduced Thursday in the legislature, would have the final say on the approval and terms and conditions of any oilsands projects.
June 12, 2020, 11:33 AM MDT
June 12, 2020, 11:18 AM MDT
Through its various service providers, Medicine Hat is hoping to access money from Alberta’s and Saskatchewan’s federally-funded wellsite abandonment and reclamation programs.
June 11, 2020, 8:03 AM MDT
Dave Nikolejsin, B.C.'s deputy minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, has quit, and in a letter sent to colleagues appears to caution the NDP government against being too restrictive when it comes to its policies on natural resources.
June 10, 2020, 2:50 PM MDT
More than 300 oilfield service industry participants from across the province have expressed “significant interest” in Saskatchewan’s new Accelerated Site Closure Program, says a ministry spokesperson.
June 8, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Freehold Royalties Ltd. has received notices of reassessment from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) in which the agency has denied the deduction of certain non-capital losses and other tax attributes in computing the company's income for taxation years ending in 2015 to 2018.
June 8, 2020, 3:30 PM MDT
June 5, 2020, 8:18 AM MDT
The Alberta energy department has reviewed and processed more than 6,600 of the more than 36,000 applications it received for the first round of the federally-funded Site Rehabilitation Program and money is flowing to oilfield service contractors, Energy Minister Sonya Savage said Wednesday.
June 4, 2020, 6:05 AM MDT
Saskatchewan’s June land sale generated $442,125 this week.
June 4, 2020, 9:55 AM MDT
Exploratory drilling projects in the offshore area east of Newfoundland and Labrador that were included in a regional assessment will not have to undergo a project-specific federal impact assessment, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) has announced.
June 4, 2020, 9:26 AM MDT
As Canadian governments look to rebuilding the economy while managing the health risks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the oil and natural gas industry offers a pathway to a rapid and sustainable recovery, says the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
June 4, 2020, 11:19 AM MDT