Energy and the environment continue to be hot topics as the Oct. 21 federal election beckons and the four main parties have divergent platforms on the files, a situation that is likely putting Canadian oil and gas management teams even more on edge.
October 16, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Key highlights of the Liberal, Conservative, NDP and Green platforms as they relate to energy and the environment.
October 16, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Tight global supplies and demand growth will result in healthy values for medium and heavy sour crudes, although high sulphur fuel oils will be challenged by the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new sulphur limits, an energy forum heard recently.
October 16, 2019, 8:42 AM MDT
Canadian oil supply held largely steady in August at 5.6 million bbls/d, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported, as higher output of raw bitumen was offset by lower production of synthetic crude.
October 11, 2019, 8:46 AM MDT
Governments across Canada licensed 5,617 new wells in the first nine months of 2019, down 20 per cent from 7,019 permits granted in January-September 2018.
October 9, 2019, 8:07 AM MDT
University of Calgary engineering professor Ian Gates had the industry’s attention with the allure of a way to bypass the pipeline plights in the country.
October 7, 2019, 8:07 AM MDT
October 4, 2019, 7:33 AM MDT
A discussion about the future of Canadian natural resources and climate change must start with fact, Alberta’s energy minister said Wednesday.
October 3, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. continues to expand its takeaway capacity and has added volumes in existing pipeline infrastructure while ramping up its crude-by-rail volumes with clear sight to its year-end goal of transporting 100,000 bbls/d by train.
October 3, 2019, 11:05 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. is “building out the business case” to construct a diluent recovery unit (DRU) at its Bruderheim transloading terminal in Alberta, a project that potentially could allow crude-by-rail to become a more permanent structural component of the company’s transportation strategy.
October 2, 2019, 11:49 AM MDT
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October 2, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. must suspend its current open season offering firm service on the Canadian Mainline until the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved all tolls and associated terms and conditions, the regulator ruled today.
September 27, 2019, 3:41 PM MDT
September 27, 2019, 11:19 AM MDT
A group of parcels in the Peace River oilsands helped to power Alberta’s Wednesday land sale.
September 26, 2019, 8:31 AM MDT
Alberta has every right to be proud of the innovation and entrepreneurial prowess that has created, in many ways, a world-leading oil and gas sector. But that success doesn’t give it the right to disregard environmental limits and carry on business as usual in an increasingly climate conscious world, says the founder of Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
September 25, 2019, 7:19 AM MDT
While the Sept. 14 drone strikes on Saudi crude oil facilities gave pause for thought for commodity price forecasters, it’s not yet clear whether the incident will affect prices going forward.
September 24, 2019, 12 AM MDT
The world needs more Canadian energy as global demand continues to ramp up to meet the needs of a growing population, the chief executive of Suncor Energy Inc. said Tuesday.
September 18, 2019, 7:45 AM MDT
To the surprise of no one, Alberta’s oilsands industry has hit a major negative milestone. The last wave of new major projects is over, and aside from a mining optimization and two drilling projects, for the first time in more than 15 years, no new production capacity is under construction.
September 18, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Market access and lack of infrastructure have to be seen as more than a petroleum sector problem if a Canadian federal government is to be persuaded to introduce legislation and policies to address those problems, an industry audience heard Thursday.
September 13, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. has urged the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to deny requests that it stay the company’s current Canadian Mainline binding open season to gauge shipper interest in its plan to convert common carriage to firm service.
September 12, 2019, 12 AM MDT
The Government of Alberta has issued approval for MEG Energy Corp. to build a 120,000-bbl/d phased new greenfield SAGD project, and while a news release issued by the province said this will enable the company to proceed to a final investment decision, it is unlikely that will happen in the near future.
September 11, 2019, 12 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. is going ahead with a major capital project at its oilsands Base Plant that is expected to increase profits while reducing environmental impacts.
September 9, 2019, 8:04 PM MDT
Value Creation Inc. says it has formed an alliance with three Alberta First Nations to support its vision of “transforming oilsands into [a] clean oil industry,” starting with its planned partial upgrader in the Edmonton region.
September 9, 2019, 11:05 AM MDT
Commissioner Steve Allan has launched a website to support the independent public inquiry into foreign funding of anti-energy campaigns.
September 9, 2019, 11:39 AM MDT