Husky Energy Inc. is preparing to move ahead with remediation and production restart activities at the White Rose Field, offshore Newfoundland.
January 30, 2019, 10:22 AM MST
Slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations represents both challenge and opportunity. Today, the DOB features Part 2 in a five-part series, written by our technology editor Maurice Smith, that examines the multipronged efforts underway to uncover the quickest and most cost-effective solutions to get there. Part 1 is available here.
January 29, 2019, 11:07 AM MST
A new voluntary area-based closure program that enables Alberta oil and gas producers in a particular area to co-ordinate their abandonment programs for inactive wells, facilities and pipelines is gaining traction, says an industry spokesman.
January 29, 2019, 7:31 AM MST
The downturn in the oil and gas industry has resulted in a sharp increase in the number of orphan properties and the Orphan Well Association (OWA) is responding to the challenge, the association says in its 2017 annual report.
January 29, 2019, 7:38 AM MST
The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday morning will release its long-awaited decision in the RedWater case that could determine who should be responsible for the abandonment of wells in the case of an operator’s insolvency.
January 29, 2019, 6:21 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has issued notice of a public hearing for a Viking formation project proposed by High Ground Energy Inc. about 38 kilometres south of Provost in east-central Alberta.
January 29, 2019, 9:27 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is launching a new mediation service to provide an additional level of support for land owners in cases where land owners and companies are not able to agree on remedies for complaints and site restoration post permit.
January 29, 2019, 11:30 AM MST
Slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations represents both challenge and opportunity. Today, the DOB starts a five-part series, written by our technology editor Maurice Smith, that examines the multipronged efforts underway to uncover the quickest and most cost-effective solutions to get there.
January 28, 2019, 10:01 AM MST
The Coastal GasLink pipeline, which will deliver natural gas from northeast British Columbia to the LNG Canada facility at Kitimat, is directed and managed separately from other TransCanada Corporation subsidiaries, says Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd.
January 28, 2019, 10:26 AM MST
The National Energy Board (NEB) should be cautious in accepting amendments to conditions of approval for the Trans Mountain expansion, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC has warned.
January 28, 2019, 11:53 AM MST
Updated evidence presented to the National Energy Board’s reconsideration of the Trans Mountain expansion approval has bolstered the board’s previous finding that in context marine shipping is safe and low risk, says the Alberta government.
January 25, 2019, 7:56 AM MST
Taken as a whole, the benefits associated with the Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC expansion project are so important that the significant adverse environmental effects of project-related marine shipping are justified in the circumstances, the company has told the National Energy Board.
January 25, 2019, 7:58 AM MST
January 25, 2019, 9:07 AM MST
The National Energy Board (NEB) is to hear final oral argument May 30, 2019 in an application from TransCanada Pipelines Limited for North Bay Junction long term fixed price (NBJLTFP) service.
January 24, 2019, 7:23 AM MST
The Saskatchewan government is in talks with the federal government on an equivalency agreement for its methane regulations.
January 24, 2019, 12 AM MST
Husky Energy Inc. needs to add to its facilities at the Tucker SAGD project in order to keep it running at nameplate capacity, a milestone the company reached in December 2018 after nearly 12 years of effort.
January 24, 2019, 11:03 AM MST
A motion asking the National Energy Board (NEB) to reconsider an earlier ruling to exclude the indirect impact of greenhouse gases in its reconsideration of the Trans Mountain expansion should be dismissed, says an industry group.
January 24, 2019, 9:33 AM MST
January 24, 2019, 4:30 AM MST
The Saskatchewan government has released regulations with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from venting and flaring in the province’s upstream oil and gas sector by 4.5 million tonnes per year by 2025.
January 23, 2019, 9:41 AM MST
An environmental group wants the National Energy Board (NEB) to delay its reconsideration report to the federal cabinet on the Trans Mountain expansion until the regulator has considered the indirect effects of the project on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
January 22, 2019, 10 AM MST
The regulatory hearing considering Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s proposed Mildred Lake Extension (MLX) project begins this morning in Fort McMurray.
January 22, 2019, 3:36 AM MST
TransCanada Corporation’s Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd. may begin winter clearing work immediately on the North Spread of its Keystone XL project, the National Energy Board (NEB) has ruled.
January 22, 2019, 12 AM MST
NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) has urged the National Energy Board (NEB) to deny requests from Indigenous groups seeking more Aboriginal oversight and control into compliance with conditions on the company’s proposed West Path delivery project.
January 22, 2019, 7:02 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is changing how funds are collected for the Orphan Site Reclamation Fund.
January 22, 2019, 11:56 AM MST
A third SAGD project in three months has been withdrawn from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER). Acting on the request of partners BP Canada and Value Creation Inc., the AER has rescinded its approvals for the Terre de Grace joint venture.
January 18, 2019, 6 AM MST