The federal government has approved the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) 2021 System expansion project with 35 conditions.
October 20, 2020, 12 AM MDT
October 19, 2020, 8 AM MDT
TransCanada Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd. has repeated an earlier request to the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) that it dismiss without further process a complaint from Phillips 66 Canada Ltd. about a proposed increase in 2020 variable tolls on the Keystone pipeline system in Canada unless it files evidence to support the complaint.
October 16, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT
Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC has opted for an alternate route for its expansion project in response to concerns from the Coldwater Indian Band that the approved corridor could present a risk to the reserve’s underground water supply, the main source of its water.
October 16, 2020, 10:02 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) is reviewing the methodology used to calculate its industry levy.
October 16, 2020, 10:10 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has scheduled a public hearing of regulatory appeals of its decision to issue declarations under section 106(1) of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act naming Darren O’Brien and Jeffrey Young, former directors of Trident Exploration (Alberta) Corp. and Trident Exploration (WX) Corp.
October 16, 2020, 5:23 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold a public hearing for applications from Pure Environmental Waste Management Ltd. for the Hangingstone oilfield waste disposal project in the Lower Athabasca region, about 25 to 40 kilometres south of Fort McMurray.
October 15, 2020, 9:59 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved as filed an application from Alliance Pipeline Ltd. for higher tolls and tariff amendments reflecting the annual update of pipeline abandonment surcharges to be effective Nov. 1, 2020.
October 14, 2020, 10:13 AM MDT
October 13, 2020, 8:08 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. is seeking regulatory approval for the Phase H optimization project at its Christina Lake Thermal Project (CLTP) in the Athabasca oilsands, where SAGD technology is used to extract bitumen from the McMurray formation.
October 9, 2020, 10:34 AM MDT
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. and natural gas producers are still waiting for a federal cabinet decision on the proposed $2.31-billion NGTL 2021 expansion, which is due by Oct. 19, 2020.
October 9, 2020, 7:50 AM MDT
A Canada Energy Regulator (CER) integrity specialist verified Enbridge Inc.’s plan for restarting the Youngstown Pump Station before it was returned to service on Oct. 3, 2020.
October 8, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The Alberta government is set to have discussions this fall with key groups and introduce legislation to create greater policy and regulatory certainty for geothermal investors and Albertans.
October 7, 2020, 10:17 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) says it has decided to recommence the comment process that was suspended earlier this year, related to a Dec. 20, 2019 complaint from Phillips 66 Canada Ltd. about a proposed 22.5 per cent increase in 2020 variable tolls on the Keystone pipeline system.
October 7, 2020, 6 AM MDT
The federal government today announced it is proposing to ban six single-use plastic items where there is evidence that they are found in the environment, are often not recycled, and have readily available alternatives.
October 7, 2020, 10:29 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has been notified of an above ground crude oil release that occurred on Oct. 2, 2020, at a pump station near Youngstown, Alberta.
October 4, 2020, 3:02 PM MDT
In partnership with its service providers, Obsidian Energy Ltd. has received Alberta Site Rehabilitation Program (ASRP) grants to date totaling $17 million and an additional $4 million in allocation eligibility as an area based closure (ABC) participant.
October 1, 2020, 8:42 AM MDT
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) is conducting federal environmental assessments for three proposed exploration drilling projects offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.
October 1, 2020, 10:14 AM MDT
September 30, 2020, 12 AM MDT
A notice of motion from Canadian Natural Resources Limited asking the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to dismiss an Enbridge Inc. application to convert the Canadian Mainline to contract from common carriage is “devoid of merit” and “an abuse of the commission’s process,” says Enbridge.
September 29, 2020, 6 AM MDT
When it comes to the current assessment review model (ARM) process, the province should consider working with the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) board to ensure the model is “fair and equitable” to the resource sector, while also able to share resources with all Albertans, suggested one municipal elected official during a dialogue with ministers at last week’s annual AUMA convention.
September 28, 2020, 9:22 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) will hold an online public hearing Oct. 13, 2020 to hear an appeal of an amended scheme approval that permits Canadian Natural Resources Limited to add a seventh steam assisted gravity drainage box at its Kirby North oilsands development.
September 25, 2020, 9:23 AM MDT
Alberta sees new opportunity in a sector that threatens the long-term viability of its core oil and gas industry — electrification and the battery production the transition will require in the not-too-distant future.
September 24, 2020, 9:53 AM MDT
Good news for natural gas producers: Canadians overwhelmingly seem to agree with the notion that exporting natural gas to countries that are using more polluting forms of energy is one of the most important things Canada can do to address climate change, according to the results of a Positive Energy survey.
September 24, 2020, 11:01 AM MDT
September 23, 2020, 7:50 AM MDT