Ensuring that Indigenous groups are properly consulted on projects that affect them is crucial for the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) in its commitment to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, says the CER’s new chief executive officer.
February 23, 2021, 6 AM MST
A new water research program will gather Western science and Indigenous knowledge data to increase understanding of water quality and water quantity in the Peace region, said Geoscience BC.
February 23, 2021, 9:28 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator’s (CER) board of directors and its Indigenous Advisory Committee (IAC) have developed and endorsed the terms of reference for the committee, representing a key milestone in its development.
February 22, 2021, 6 AM MST
February 22, 2021, 8:25 AM MST
Indigenous suppliers play an increasingly important role in the oilsands, according to a Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) survey of producers. In 2019, companies spent about $2.4 billion on procurement from Indigenous businesses, which is up 16 per cent from 2018 and 53 per cent from 2017.
February 18, 2021, 3:45 PM MST
Oilfield service companies have until March 31, 2022 to apply for an additional $400 million in funding under the $1 billion Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP), the Alberta government said Friday.
February 16, 2021, 12 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) has decommissioned over half of British Columbia’s 770 orphan well sites.
February 16, 2021, 10:55 AM MST
The Alberta government is proposing to expand the Kitaskino Nuwenëné Wildland in northeastern Alberta with the addition of 143,800 hectares (355,000 acres) of land, creating the largest contiguous protected boreal forest area in the world.
February 12, 2021, 12 AM MST
Universal Geomatics Solutions Corp. announced today its commitment to the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program.
February 12, 2021, 10:40 AM MST
Completion of the long-awaited Moose Lake Access Management Plan for a 10-kilometre zone in the Athabasca oilsands will provide greater clarity to regulatory decision makers in relation to natural resource development and land management, Environment Minister Jason Nixon said Tuesday.
February 10, 2021, 8:30 AM MST
Every year, I speak to the MBA students at the University of Calgary and among the many questions they have, there is often a version of “I want to keep up to date with changes in sustainability or ESG but I don’t know where to look. What conference should I attend? or how do I even know when there is a new webinar.”
February 8, 2021, 8:34 AM MST
Small modular reactors (SMRs), used for decades to power naval vessels, could one day power the oilsands, says Martha Hall Findlay, chief sustainability officer at Suncor Energy Inc.
February 5, 2021, 9:52 AM MST
Shareholders of Tourmaline Oil Corp. — one of the country’s largest natural gas producers — get a double win when focusing on emissions reductions: a net cleaner methane molecule and a more profitable company, the company’s chief executive told a virtual British Columbia resources conference on Thursday.
January 29, 2021, 6:58 AM MST
Tangible and “quite sizable” efficiency gains are continuing to increase the global competitiveness of the Canadian natural gas industry, says a Shell Canada executive.
January 29, 2021, 10:58 AM MST
The proposed Suncor Energy Inc. base mine extension project in Alberta has been referred to an independent review panel.
January 28, 2021, 3:40 PM MST
Indigenous communities often withhold their consent for oil and gas projects in Canada, not because they necessarily oppose natural resource development on their lands, but because the energy companies failed to negotiate fairly, says Senator Murray Sinclair.
January 26, 2021, 7:28 AM MST
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January 25, 2021, 8:54 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) and Halfway River First Nation (HRFN) have “enhanced” existing guidance on pre-application engagement under the HRFN Oil and Gas Consultation Agreement (OGCA).
January 25, 2021, 1:40 PM MST
January 21, 2021, 8:21 AM MST
Under societal pressure from investors and stakeholders, Canadian energy companies are adding chief sustainability officers and similar positions to C-Suite boardrooms.
January 4, 2021, 7:32 AM MST
Seven years ago this month, after years of stakeholder consultation, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC filed its regulatory application for a proposed pipeline expansion to provide Alberta producers with increased access to Asian markets.
December 21, 2020, 11:33 AM MST
Creating opportunities for Indigenous Canadians — particularly youth — to engage in energy industry activity is critical as the oil and gas sector emerges from the COVID-19 downturn, says a newly-released PetroLMI report.
December 18, 2020, 11:09 AM MST
December 16, 2020, 8:27 AM MST
In the newest "Over a Barrel" episode, host Louisa DeCarlo has a frank and engaging conversation with JP Gladu, President of A2A Rail, and former President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB).
December 10, 2020, 7:09 AM MST