The province made the right decision in not appealing a landmark court ruling halting new industrial development that does not first receive the approval of the Blueberry River First Nations, says Murray Rankin, B.C.’s minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation.
January 21, 2022, 6:08 AM MST
When asked about the perception that it’s difficult to build major developments in British Columbia, LNG Canada’s CEO replied that his company’s major LNG project, now more than 50 per cent complete, ticked many boxes.
January 21, 2022, 5:02 AM MST
An alliance of four First Nations created to pursue ownership in major infrastructure projects has its eye on the energy sector.
January 21, 2022, 11:33 AM MST
The Council of the First Nation of the Abenakis of Wolinak in Quebec and Questerre Energy Corporation have signed a joint economic development agreement.
January 20, 2022, 8:38 AM MST
BluEarth Renewables has reached commercial operations at its Hays and Jenner Solar Facilities in southern Alberta, with a combined capacity of 46 MW.
January 20, 2022, 7:25 AM MST
As the new CEO and commissioner at the BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC), Michelle Carr says one of her top priorities early in her tenure has been a focus on the complex negotiations resulting from the recent B.C. Supreme Court decision concerning the Blueberry River First Nations and approvals for forestry and resource development.
January 13, 2022, 7:14 AM MST
December 22, 2021, 1:29 PM MST
The Saskatchewan government announced the third and final phase of the Accelerated Site Closure Program (ASCP), with the allocation of an additional $55 million in funding to eligible companies.
December 20, 2021, 1:19 PM MST
As part of its updated environmental, social and governance (ESG) plan and targets, Cenovus Energy Inc. is looking to further enhance and grow its Indigenous reconciliation efforts.
December 8, 2021, 3:59 PM MST
Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. has released its second annual sustainability report, outlining the company's progress on environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and how these factors help guide Tamarack's strategy.
December 3, 2021, 12 AM MST
When oil and gas companies face the myriad of regulatory approvals required for a new project, an essential member of the team is their regulatory counsel. And for her part, Martha Peden, vice-president of regulatory and public affairs at NorthRiver Midstream Inc., relishes the variety of that work.
December 1, 2021, 6 AM MST
The Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) announced that the Northern Courier Pipeline System sale has closed, marking the end of years of collaboration and negotiations among all partners and making the Astisiy Limited Partnership comprised of Suncor Energy Inc. and the eight Indigenous communities the official owners of a 15 per cent stake in the Northern Courier Pipeline System (NCPS).
November 30, 2021, 10:06 AM MST
As project manager with Landmark Resource Management Ltd., a Victoria-based natural resource management consulting firm, Brad Densmore helps both Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients navigate the evolving area of ESG (environmental, social and governance).
November 23, 2021, 6 AM MST
Woodfibre LNG has signed an engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction (EPFC) contract with McDermott International.
November 23, 2021, 8:04 AM MST
Steel River Group Ltd. announced a new partnership with Loon River First Nation.
November 23, 2021, 7:56 AM MST
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November 18, 2021, 9:04 AM MST
Two Métis organizations will legally challenge federal legislation with funding from Alberta’s Indigenous Litigation Fund, the province announced yesterday.
November 16, 2021, 11:13 AM MST
Storm Resources Ltd.’s capital investment is expected to be $115 to $120 million, an increase of $5 million from previous guidance in order to drill and complete an additional well at Umbach.
November 11, 2021, 5:09 AM MST
ARC Resources Ltd. outlined a preliminary 2022 capital budget of $1.2 to $1.3 billion that is expected to deliver average production in the range of 335,000 to 350,000 boe/d.
November 5, 2021, 12 AM MDT
North American Construction Group Ltd. conducted “major fleet remobilization” between mine sites in its oilsands operations during this year’s third quarter, reflecting recent “project wins” for the company.
October 29, 2021, 8:49 AM MDT
Canada’s oil and gas industry remains committed to meaningful dialogue and developing respectful relationships with Indigenous communities, creating mutual benefits from resource development, and pathways to prosperity that support reconciliation, says a newly-released Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) report.
October 28, 2021, 10:23 AM MDT
On Sept. 22, 2021, Westcoast Energy Inc. submitted an application regarding a proposed decommissioning (removal) of its Grizzly Valley Mainline at the Pine River crossing and construction of a tie-in of that pipeline to the Fort St. John Mainline upstream of the crossing.
October 25, 2021, 10:54 AM MDT
I believe the answer to Net Zero is in the idea of a circular economy. We can use a lot of the same technologies to reduce emissions from production of the oilsands for the consumption side too. Already there is a circular economy building around emissions. With carbon as a feedstock we wouldn’t treat carbon as a waste disposal problem; it would become a valuable product to make things from. The Three Rs are the path to sustainability: reduce, reuse, return all of our emissions.
October 20, 2021, 6 AM MDT