Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and eight cabinet ministers along with their deputy ministers and senior government officials will be heading to Ottawa this weekend to meet with their federal counterparts in pressing Alberta’s demands for “a fair deal in the Canadian federation.”
December 6, 2019, 1:47 PM MST
Suncor Energy Inc. has applied under the Oil Sands Conservation Act and the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act to modify certain elements of the Meadow Creek East project.
December 6, 2019, 1:53 PM MST
Alberta’s planned $30-a-tonne carbon price on emissions from industry has received the green light from the federal government.
December 6, 2019, 10:07 AM MST
December 6, 2019, 8:04 AM MST
December 5, 2019, 7:39 AM MST
The Alberta government cabinet on the recommendation of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has approved Grizzly Oil Sands ULC’s development plan (scheme application) for its May River SAGD project in the Athabasca oilsands.
December 5, 2019, 11:44 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) in response to a request from the O’Chiese First Nation has decided to include oral cross examination in its hearing on NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) proposed Edson Mainline expansion project.
December 4, 2019, 1:15 PM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved an application from Chevron Canada to export LNG for a term of 40 years.
December 4, 2019, 8:30 PM MST
Reaching Canada’s emission targets requires more stringent climate policies than are currently being enforced, says Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, with increased carbon pricing as the commission’s preferred method.
November 29, 2019, 7:51 AM MST
Next week the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) will hear an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) proposing an update to its rate design and service to reflect the changing dynamics of natural gas production and demand in Western Canada.
November 28, 2019, 7:20 AM MST
The applied-for surcharge level that NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) has proposed on tolls for North Montney Mainline (NMML) shippers is excessive and is a significant departure from principles of cost causation, says PETRONAS Energy Canada Ltd.
November 28, 2019, 6:54 AM MST
Westcoast Energy Inc., doing business as Spectra Energy Transmission, has applied to the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) for approval of 2020 interim tolls to be effective Jan. 1, 2020 for transmission Zones 3 and 4 in British Columbia.
November 27, 2019, 12 AM MST
Roughly 10 per cent of lost time injuries in Alberta’s oil and gas sector actually relate to vehicle incidents, says Murray Elliott, which means safe driving practices are essential to ensuring the health and safety of oilfield workers and those impacted by industry activity.
November 26, 2019, 9:43 AM MST
The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (IAAC) is seeking comments from the public and Indigenous groups on a draft environmental assessment report on the Jeanne D'Arc Basin multi-well exploration drilling project offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.
November 26, 2019, 12 AM MST
Cleaning up thousands of orphan wells in Alberta will require a radical approach, says a researcher with Alberta Liabilities Disclosure Project.
November 25, 2019, 6 AM MST
Canadian Natural Resources Limited is seeking Alberta Energy Regulator approval to integrate Horizon South (Joslyn north mine) with the Horizon oilsands mine and processing plant.
November 25, 2019, 10:26 AM MST
Assuming liability for a producer’s old oil and gas wells — as did Skye Asset Retirement Inc. on Tuesday for an undisclosed Calgary-based company’s package of Saskatchewan wells — might be a new idea, says Ryan Smith, but it is also an idea that helps solve an industry issue, representing a model that could apply across Canada’s energy sector.
November 21, 2019, 11:23 AM MST
Skye Asset Retirement Inc. has entered into the first ever sale and funding agreement (SFA) to acquire the licenses and associated liability for a package of oil and gas wells that Skye will take through full closure and restoration.
November 21, 2019, 7:29 AM MST
TC Energy Corporation will be looking to mitigate the impact of reduced operating pressure on volumes moving through the Keystone pipeline following a rupture last month in North Dakota, a senior executive said today.
November 19, 2019, 11:41 AM MST
A new agreement between the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) and Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) sets the stage for consistent information sharing that will ultimately help with environmental performance improvement, representatives told the DOB.
November 18, 2019, 11:33 AM MST
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) staff members have prepared a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for Pembina Pipeline Corporation’s Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector gas pipeline projects.
November 18, 2019, 11:45 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) received applications from Canadian Natural Resources Limited for approval to integrate Horizon South (previously called the Joslyn north mine) with the Horizon oilsands mine and processing plant.
November 18, 2019, 7:37 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) will hold detailed route hearings in January 2020 in response to statements of opposition from five parties concerning portions of the proposed route for Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC’s expansion project.
November 18, 2019, 8:31 AM MST
Zargon Oil & Gas Ltd. says it remains committed to reducing its inactive well count in order to facilitate possible business combinations with other small producers.
November 14, 2019, 8:47 AM MST
The Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation (ANSN) territory has asked the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to require NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) to reroute its proposed 2021 system expansion to avoid the Little Smoky caribou range, the last remaining caribou herd in Alexis territory.
November 12, 2019, 7:54 AM MST