Surge Energy Inc. has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) under section 80 and 85 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act for a pooling order prescribing that all tracts within the drilling spacing unit in the northwest quarter of Section 17 Township 39, Range 2, West of the 4th Meridian, be operated as a unit to produce oil from the Sparky Member through four wells to be drilled in LSD 3 and 4.
December 2, 2022, 10:56 AM MST
December 1, 2022, 9:54 AM MST
Following the passage of Bill 37, changes are coming in B.C., including a new name for the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) and expanded mandate, said the regulator.
November 30, 2022, 10:39 AM MST
The federal government has approved the NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd (NGTL) West Path Delivery 2023 (WP2023) pipeline project with 34 binding conditions related to environmental protection, the involvement of Indigenous people in monitoring, safety and integrity, and employment and training.
November 30, 2022, 1:15 PM MST
On Nov. 9, 2022 Westcoast Energy Inc. applied to the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) for approval of a settlement agreement dated Nov. 3, 2022 respecting the determination of tolls for mainline transmission services in T-North and T-South for 2022 to 2026.
November 25, 2022, 7:23 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received applications from Strathcona Resources Ltd. for a temporary variance to Interim Directive 2001-03 Sulphur Recovery Guidelines for the Province of Alberta until Dec. 31, 2023, to facilitate the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning of a sulphur recovery unit (SRU) and associated sulphur management plan at Orion.
November 25, 2022, 6:31 AM MST
CNOOC Petroleum North America ULC has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) to align its existing Groundwater Monitoring Program (GMP) with the Sept. 29, 2021 issue of the Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) Directive for the Assessment of Non-Saline Groundwater in Direct Contact with Bitumen for In Situ Operations.
November 25, 2022, 12 AM MST
November 23, 2022, 12 AM MST
Liard First Nation (LFN) has withdrawn its information letter on Westcoast Energy Inc.’s planned Pointed Mountain pipeline abandonment.
November 22, 2022, 9:27 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received applications from Strathcona Resources Ltd. for a temporary variance to interim directive 2001-03 Sulphur Recovery Guidelines and for a 2.6 tonnes per day sulphur dioxide emission limit until Dec. 31, 2023 to facilitate the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a sulphur recovery unit (SRU) and associated sulphur management plan at Lindbergh.
November 22, 2022, 8:22 AM MST
Earlier this year, the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) received a Canadian Energy Regulator Act subsection 241 application from Westcoast Energy Inc., requesting approval for leave to abandon the Pointed Mountain Pipeline.
November 18, 2022, 12 AM MST
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Halloween may have passed, but some zombies are sticking around. In the oilpatch they roam in the form of "zombie corporations" and bring their own set of earthly problems. There are ways these undead can be dealt with, however — through tips, tricks and channeling your inner Sheriff Rick Grimes.
November 15, 2022, 6 AM MST
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Three energy regulator experts and former AER senior employees are offering a course to help operators understand the new mandatory liability, closure and reclamation under Alberta’s Directive 88.
November 4, 2022, 9:18 AM MDT
A company's financial health and active and inactive well inventory are now considered when the AER makes its regulatory and licensing decisions.
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The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has received applications from Canadian Natural Resources Limited seeking approval for the installation of an additional heater (heater 31-F-1C) at the existing diluent recovery unit (DRU), Train 1, Unit 31 at the Horizon oilsands mine and processing plant.
October 17, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) to modify its integrated mine, tailings and closure plan at its Base Plant’s operations.
October 14, 2022, 12 AM MDT
Voltarix Group has applied under Section 33(1) and Section 33(2) of the Pipeline Act for the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) to order the alteration of two pipelines (26131-3, 34901-1) licenced to Maga Energy Ltd.
October 12, 2022, 8 AM MDT
Cenovus Energy Inc. has applied to the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) to update its Sulphur Management plan and develop an Amine Claus regenerative Sulphur Recovery Unit to treat the produced gas entering the facility at Foster Creek.
October 6, 2022, 12 AM MDT