STP ComplianceEHS (STP) has released new environmental, health and safety (EHS) audit protocols for Ontario and Alberta Oil and Petroleum Refining.
June 26, 2020, 6:45 AM MDT
If there is a COVID-19 silver lining, then it might be that companies may continue with current OHS protocols post-pandemic, leading to workplaces in oil and gas, and elsewhere, that are cleaner, safer and less infection prone.
June 19, 2020, 9:17 AM MDT
Bravo Target Safety (BTS) launched this week a new suite of technology solutions and services — Target Tech — which addresses the need for zero-contact solutions during the Covid-19 pandemic.
May 29, 2020, 9:25 AM MDT
Provincial governments are slowly restarting their economies in stages, and companies in the energy sector will likely take a similar, methodical approach in returning to “normal.”
May 19, 2020, 6:37 AM MDT
High Arctic Energy Services Inc. achieved a world-class milestone of seven years ‘total recordable incident free’ as of April 16 at the company’s production services operation with its major customer at Cold Lake.
May 6, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Imperial Oil Limited has taken several steps to protect its Kearl Lake workforce in response to a COVID-19 outbreak, president and CEO Brad Corson said on Friday.
May 4, 2020, 12 AM MDT
A total of 83 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified in an outbreak at Imperial Oil Limited’s Kearl Lake oilsands mine, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health said Wednesday.
April 30, 2020, 12 AM MDT
As workplace infections spread in Alberta, the Alberta Federation of Labour has called on the Alberta government to reassess its approach to keeping workers and the public safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 17, 2020, 9:35 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
Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. has lowered its capital program and dividend in response to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on near term hydrocarbon demand and commodity prices.
April 15, 2020, 3:44 PM MDT
Alberta companies are finding ways to protect their workers from COVID-19 at facilities and camp and construction sites while continuing to operate, a webinar organized by the Alberta Chamber of Resources (ACR) heard Wednesday.
April 9, 2020, 11 AM MDT
While many oil and gas producers have halted their drilling programs with the collapse in oil prices, two natural gas weighted companies, Birchcliff Energy Ltd. and Peyto Exploration & Development Corp., are still in the field, an energy symposium heard Tuesday.
April 8, 2020, 12 AM MDT
A spokesperson for LNG Canada says the project owners still plan to have the plant operating by the mid-2020s.
April 8, 2020, 2:10 PM MDT
STEP Energy Services Ltd. is reducing its 2020 capital program by 50 per cent to $23.5 million in response to the rapidly-deteriorating business conditions brought on by COVID-19 and the Saudi-Russia oil price war, which caused a material decline in commodity prices globally, resulting in expected spending-plan reductions for clients.
April 2, 2020, 7:10 AM MDT
Tervita Corporation is reducing its 2020 capital budget to $60 million, down 29 per cent from its previously-announced budget, in response to less customer spending in light of COVID-19 and collapsing global oil prices. The company is also reducing its staff as part of efforts to reduce fixed costs.
April 1, 2020, 7:30 AM MDT
Calfrac Well Services Ltd. has lowered its 2020 capital program to $55 million from $100.5 million.
March 30, 2020, 12 AM MDT
In response to the current global environment and lower anticipated customer demand, Horizon North Logistics Inc. is taking a series of steps to mitigate negative impacts, including reducing its sustaining capital spending by 38 per cent to $13 million, which includes a pause on mat manufacturing.
March 27, 2020, 7 AM MDT
With worries about the impacts on Canada’s energy sector from the Saudi-Russia oil price war, concerns over an economic fallout and the looming prospect of a global recession, not to mention fears surrounding COVID-19, it is a good idea for those feeling overwhelmed to find strategies that help them feel under control, says Anita DeLongis, limited as those strategies might be.
March 26, 2020, 6:47 AM MDT
Work is continuing on both the Coastal GasLink pipeline project and the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion with extra precautions to ensure the health and safety of employees amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
March 25, 2020, 9:27 AM MDT
Murphy Oil Corporation announced that president and CEO, Roger Jenkins, has pending test results, a presumptive diagnosis of COVID-19, and has taken a temporary medical leave.
March 25, 2020, 8:17 PM MDT
Amid the Russia-Saudi price war coupled with the global pandemic, the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) has scrapped its oilfield services mid-year activity update in April.
March 24, 2020, 10:12 AM MDT
For all of the challenges facing the energy sector, occupational health and safety during a global pandemic is likely one all parties can agree should be a key focus, says Gary Mar, president and chief executive officer of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC). Quite simply: “job one” for OFS companies is employee well-being.
March 20, 2020, 7:54 AM MDT
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. has been cited by a Canada Energy Regulator inspector for multiple non-compliances and/or hazards to the environment at Spread 1 of the North Montney Mainline project near Chetwynd, B.C.
February 7, 2020, 10:46 AM MST
November 29, 2019, 12 AM MST
The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has approved Suncor Energy Inc.’s plan to resume operations on the mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU) Transocean Barents, following a Sept. 6, 2019 incident which resulted in an injured Transocean employee.
October 4, 2019, 7:20 AM MDT