July 13, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The fact is: In 2022, companies must have “exceptionally-solid relationships” with those Indigenous communities in whose backyards they are proposing major energy projects, says Tony Fogarassy, newly-appointed vice-president of business development and Indigenous affairs, Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.
July 8, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The federal government announced $13.5 million in funding for the First Nations Major Projects Coalition (FNMPC) as part of the Indigenous Natural Resource Partnerships (INRP) program.
July 8, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. maintains strong relationships with Indigenous nations, governments and groups over the life cycle of its assets, because the company sees doing so as essential to its continued success as a leading energy-delivery firm in North America, says Kim Brenneis, director of community and Indigenous engagement, Canada.
July 7, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Indigenous participation in major energy projects is “absolutely key” to the success of those projects, says Steve Saddleback, director, National Energy Business Centre of Excellence, Indian Resource Council of Canada (IRC). Fortunately, industry is “starting to realize” the vital role First Nations as rights and title holders can play on projects.
July 6, 2022, 6 AM MDT
Difficulties accessing capital is holding back many Canadian Indigenous communities’ efforts to fully participate in natural gas sector projects, panelists participating in a special webinar said last week.
July 4, 2022, 6 AM MDT
MEG Energy Corp. appointed Gary Bosgoed to its board of directors and announced the retirement of Grant Billing.
July 4, 2022, 5:11 AM MDT
Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation’s board of directors appointed Chana Martineau as its chief executive officer effective July 4, 2022.
June 23, 2022, 10:20 AM MDT
Indigenous partnership is an important component in the road to reaching net-zero targets, but limitations around access to capital has been a problem.
June 21, 2022, 9:27 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. announced a new and significant commitment to Indspire that will support initiatives across Canada aimed at enhancing education and recognizing the outstanding achievements of Indigenous people.
June 21, 2022, 4:16 PM MDT
Free Rein Resources Corporation and the Indian Resource Council (IRC) have signed an agreement to develop carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) projects in west Edmonton and Parkland County.
June 16, 2022, 10:34 AM MDT
True reconciliation as part of the energy transition must recognize the emerging regulatory role of First Nations and Indigenous Canadians, says Jody Wilson-Raybould, former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.
June 8, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The Indian Resource Council (IRC) is leading a delegation of Chiefs to Toronto on June 9, 2022 to meet with the investment community.
June 8, 2022, 3:09 PM MDT
The Indian Resource Council of Canada (IRC) plays an important role in facilitating relationships between First Nations and industry, says Stephen Buffalo, president and chief executive officer — relationships that are increasingly important for any company hoping to see new major energy projects proceed.
June 7, 2022, 6 AM MDT
Keyera Corp. is donating $30,000 to the Willow Lake Métis Nation (WLMN) as it works with the Resilience Institute to create a land development plan and environmental monitoring strategy for 205 acres of land it recently purchased in Fort McMurray.
June 7, 2022, 1:52 PM MDT
June 7, 2022, 12 AM MDT
A deal structure involving TC Energy Corporation may set the groundwork for future arrangements between industry and Indigenous communities.
June 2, 2022, 12 AM MDT
June 2, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Mikisew Group, the business entity of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, announced the 100 per cent acquisition of Edmonton-based confined space service leader, SmogBuster.
June 2, 2022, 2:43 PM MDT
For the short-term, Canadian producers “have some comfort” that currently there is enough oil and gas egress, says Tristan Goodman, president and chief executive officer, Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC), but that will not account for LNG growth, and long-term takeaway capacity will have to increase.
May 27, 2022, 10:11 AM MDT
The oil and gas sector is experiencing significant labour challenges that will cause major issues for future growth, says Tristan Goodman, president and CEO, Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC).
May 26, 2022, 7:23 AM MDT
The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) recommends approval of NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.'s (NGTL) West Path Delivery 2023 project.
May 24, 2022, 2:48 PM MDT
The Indian Resource Council of Canada (IRC) is calling on the federal government to continue funding Period 6 of Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program (SRP) — the First Nations’ Site Rehabilitation Program (FNSRP).
May 19, 2022, 12 AM MDT
The B.C. government is introducing a new oil and gas royalty system.
May 19, 2022, 2:39 PM MDT
May 9, 2022, 12 AM MDT