The federal government announced a combined investment of over $7.5 million to four organizations in Alberta that are advancing emerging clean technologies.
April 4, 2022, 11:10 AM MDT
Acceleware Ltd. is launching a second non-brokered private placement of 10 per cent unsecured convertible debentures due 2026, for approximate gross proceeds of $1 million.
March 23, 2022, 2:32 PM MDT
Imperial Oil Limited’s ongoing initiatives include its non-thermal cyclic solvent process (CSP) that aims to reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) intensity by 90 per cent, with no water required — an “exciting technology” for the company, says Simon Younger, senior vice-president, upstream.
March 15, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Projects to reduce the land footprint of seismic surveys and oilsands tailings ponds are two of 17 projects to receive federal funding this week.
March 10, 2022, 10:37 AM MST
Acceleware Ltd. says that heating has commenced at its commercial-scale radio frequency (RF) XL pilot project at Marwayne, Alberta.
March 9, 2022, 6:41 AM MST
Given the changing dynamics of global crude markets, spiking prices and a fast-evolving geopolitical environment driven by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s top executive believes the heavy oil market remains in good shape.
March 3, 2022, 4:17 PM MST
Acceleware Ltd. is launching a non-brokered private placement of 10 per cent unsecured convertible debentures due 2026 for approximate gross proceeds of $1.5 million.
March 1, 2022, 7:41 AM MST
A drone disguised as an elite aerial predator is giving energy companies a new option for keeping birds away from tailings ponds.
February 22, 2022, 6 AM MST
Imperial Oil Limited continues to “be excited about Kearl’s potential” as the company makes progress on its “accelerated journey” to 280,000 bbls/d, says president and CEO Brad Corson.
February 2, 2022, 12 AM MST
Imperial Oil Limited plans further reductions in greenhouse gas emissions intensity over the next decade to help support Canada’s net zero goals.
January 19, 2022, 6:02 AM MST
Imperial Oil Limited’s capital spending is forecast at $1.4 billion for 2022, reflecting continued capital discipline and efficient project execution, the company announced this morning.
December 17, 2021, 6:02 AM MST
Cenovus Energy Inc. may be taking steam up to Narrows Lake (which has pads roughly 17-18 kilometres from the company’s central processing facilities) as an economic means to accessing some of the resource, but future solvent use certainly is not off the table for the asset either, says executive management.
December 9, 2021, 3:39 PM MST
The University of Alberta is receiving close to $27 million over four years through the Alberta government’s Research Capacity Program to help build the facilities and infrastructure needed to support 11 new research projects.
November 26, 2021, 6 AM MST
Is there public support for applying genomics-enhanced wetland treatment systems to remediate processed water from the oilsands? Academics aim to answer that question as part of a nationwide study regarding the social sciences aspects of overall genomics research, exploring legal, social and economic gaps in knowledge and practices.
November 23, 2021, 6 AM MST
Treatment of recalcitrant organics, including fugitive emissions in oilsands tailings ponds, has long lacked a solution that balances strength with sustainability.
October 21, 2021, 7:08 AM MDT
The Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative has outlined additional details of its plan to achieve the goal of net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from oilsands operations.
October 21, 2021, 7:53 AM MDT
Baker Hughes and C3 AI deployed the BHC3 Production Optimization enterprise AI application at MEG Energy Corp. to improve operational efficiency, productivity, and to better visualize risk across the company’s upstream production operations.
September 14, 2021, 7:25 AM MDT
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) released a suite of research reports summarizing 100 research projects related to the areas of land, water and tailings.
August 18, 2021, 10:40 AM MDT
Oilsands tech developer Acceleware Ltd. announced that Cenovus Energy Inc. has joined the commercial-scale RF XL pilot project at Marwayne as a consortium member.
July 9, 2021, 6:07 AM MDT
Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Cenovus Energy Inc., Imperial Oil Limited, MEG Energy Corp. and Suncor Energy Inc. have formed the Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative.
June 9, 2021, 4:54 AM MDT
In the first quarter, ConocoPhillips started up the third Montney pad and completed appraisal drilling on the fourth pad.
May 4, 2021, 6:28 AM MDT
Small modular reactors (SMRs) still have a ways to go to reach the technology readiness stage for oilsands usage, says Allan Fogwill, president and chief executive officer of the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI).
April 16, 2021, 12 AM MDT
As commercial SAGD production enters its 20th year of production in northern Alberta, solvents are emerging as the next commercial advance to tackle the sector’s high emissions intensity bitumen production while cutting costs.
April 15, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. is well on its way to fully automating its 150-vehicle heavy hauler fleet in what will be the biggest investment in the autonomous trucks the world, while advancing its end pit lake mine tailings containment solution, said Jon Mitchell, vice-president, sustainability.
April 15, 2021, 12 AM MDT
Kelowna-based Vorsana Environmental Inc., a clean technology company focused on improving the environmental performance of the fossil fuel and industrial sectors, has purchased Calgary-based NanosTech, which has developed a field-based bitumen upgrading technology that can reduce CO2 emissions by 35 per cent and more, while leading to significant cost reductions for producers.
April 12, 2021, 6 AM MDT