Continued attempts by industry and the Alberta government to placate the wishes of anti-oil proponents by seeking social acceptance have arguably failed miserably.
March 19, 2019, 7:46 AM MDT
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The goalposts for being granted “social licence” continue to be moved further away and it’s only getting more elusive for the oil and gas sector to attain, say some prominent industry observers.
March 18, 2019, 6 AM MDT
Any notable increase in pipeline or rail capacity would need to come from new major infrastructure projects as current pipeline capacity is fully utilized and rail infrastructure is operating at or near capacity, says the National Energy Board (NEB).
March 18, 2019, 7:26 AM MDT
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The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has issued recommendations for operators working in the Duvernay in the Red Deer area following a recent seismic event.
March 15, 2019, 9:31 AM MDT
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The federal government should be in a strong position to wrap up consultations with Indigenous groups along the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion route by late May, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi suggested Wednesday.
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The Alberta government spent a total of $1.19 billion on its Climate Leadership Plan in the 2017/2018 fiscal year, according to the recently released progress report on the plan.
March 12, 2019, 7:25 AM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) informed Coastal GasLink that both the OGC and the provincial archaeological branch of the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources and Rural Development (FLNRORD) have accepted the mitigation plan for Multi-Use Site 9A following the report of artifacts having been found at the site.
March 11, 2019, 6 AM MDT
The Alberta cabinet has reappointed environmental lawyer Cindy Chiasson as a full-time commissioner to the roster of hearing commissioners of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for a term to expire on June 30, 2024.
March 11, 2019, 11:54 AM MDT
The U.S. rig count is down 11 rigs from last week to 1,027 rigs, with oil rigs down nine to 834 and gas rigs down two to 193.
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Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) board chair Sheila O’Brien is defending the recent board appointment of Ed Whittingham, former executive director of the Pembina Institute.
March 6, 2019, 12 AM MST
A Call for Bids by the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NSOPB) for two industry-nominated parcels on the Scotian Shelf near Sable Island has been met with a barrage of opposition, mainly through form letters, from Canadians concerned about the risk to wildlife.
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The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is developing regulations to impose timelines on the clean-up of dormant well sites.
March 5, 2019, 6 AM MST
The Alberta government today added its voice to the growing chorus of those demanding changes to the federal environment department’s proposed Bill C-69 which will decide on major resource projects.
February 28, 2019, 11:57 AM MST
Another company is giving up on a proposed oilsands project, although unlike other operators that have recently outright cancelled their developments, Surmont Energy Ltd. says it may re-launch the same plans in the future.
February 28, 2019, 6 AM MST
Coastal GasLink says it “acknowledges the findings” of non-compliance on three certificate conditions and is reviewing the B.C. Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) order as the company assesses its next steps.
February 28, 2019, 12 AM MST
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