April 30, 2020, 8:04 AM MDT
Yangarra Resources Ltd. will qualify for 75 per cent wage coverage from the federal government due to the significant reduction in revenue from 2019.
April 29, 2020, 3:53 PM MDT
April 29, 2020, 8:11 AM MDT
A $1 billion federally-funded program aimed at putting energy workers back to work immediately while accelerating well site abandonment and reclamation efforts will launch May 1 with an initial $100 million, the Alberta government said Friday.
April 27, 2020, 12 AM MDT
James Rajotte, a former Alberta Conservative Member of Parliament and telecommunications executive, will be off to Washington, D.C. May 1 to serve as Alberta’s new senior representative in Washington, D.C.
April 27, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Public health officials have been able to trace a total of 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across Canada that are linked to the Kearl Lake oilsands project work camp in northern Alberta, Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, said Wednesday.
April 23, 2020, 9:37 AM MDT
Alberta Energy says the provincial government is making progress towards reaching an equivalency agreement on methane reductions with Environment and Climate Change Canada and hopes to have a draft agreement by April 30, 2020.
April 23, 2020, 5:47 AM MDT
Saskatchewan’s Ministry of Energy and Resources is implementing relief for oil and gas dispositions issued under The Oil and Gas Tenure Registry Regulations and active on March 31, 2020 by granting a 12- month extension to their current term.
April 22, 2020, 9:28 AM MDT
The Alberta government is continuing to discuss with the federal government a provincial equivalency agreement for new federal methane regulations that came into effect Jan. 1, 2020.
April 21, 2020, 9:30 AM MDT
The Alberta government will be launching a procurement process to take a large inventory of unremediated wells to complete reclamation work with money from the federal government, Premier Jason Kenney said Friday.
April 20, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Indigenous communities that need more time for industry consultations during the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a timeline extension, says the Alberta government.
April 20, 2020, 3:31 PM MDT
Pieridae Energy Limited is in discussions with different levels of government on how its proposed Goldboro LNG project could benefit from infrastructure funding that might become available with the restart to the economy, says its chief executive officer.
April 17, 2020, 6:20 AM MDT
Three cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Imperial Oil Limited’s Kearl Lake oilsands project and another six persons have been tested and isolated pending the outcome of testing, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health said Wednesday.
April 16, 2020, 12 AM MDT
April 16, 2020, 8:41 AM MDT
The Saskatchewan government is implementing a series of relief measures for the provincial oil and gas sector in response to the unprecedented economic downturn resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 15, 2020, 7:59 AM MDT
In an effort to speed up cash flow and support the liquidity of active projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) is temporarily adjusting its payment holdback policy to a lower percentage held until project completion.
April 15, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Despite misplaying his hand horribly, and rather remarkably being outsmarted by both Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin made virtue of adversity by agreeing to the historic OPEC+ deal finalized on April 12. This has allowed him to relay the groundwork for his strategy to win the price war against the U.S. shale industry.
April 14, 2020, 7:59 AM MDT
With the collapse in oil prices hammering industry cash flows, many oil and gas companies are looking for help from the financial community and governments to survive until the crisis abates.
April 14, 2020, 10:03 AM MDT
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he would have more to say “shortly” about federal government assistance for the oil and gas industry, along with aid to other sectors.
April 14, 2020, 11:28 AM MDT
April 13, 2020, 8:48 AM MDT
April 13, 2020, 8:44 AM MDT
Energy Minister Sonya Savage in a ministerial order has temporarily suspended a number of reporting requirements that affect the energy industry, citing the COVID-19 outbreak that may affect the availability of industry staff and limit capacity to comply with reporting requirements.
April 13, 2020, 10:29 AM MDT
The greatest opportunity Canada has in the “current health and economic collapse” is to reset national priorities, Mac Van Wielingen says. He noted that the country was already in a slow-burning crisis long before COVID-19.
April 9, 2020, 7:37 AM MDT
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says Canada and the United States need to band together and “defend” the North American petroleum sector, an initiative he believes is even more necessary amid the OPEC-Russia price war.
April 8, 2020, 9:19 AM MDT
April 8, 2020, 7:53 AM MDT