Enbridge Inc. has failed to demonstrate a long term risk of declining volumes on the Canadian Mainline due to completion of Keystone XL and the Trans Mountain expansion, which it has argued is a major reason to seek approval for contract transportation service, says a group of Canadian shippers.
December 22, 2020, 6 AM MST
After climbing in August and September, Canadian crude-by-rail exports dipped slightly in October, new data from the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) show.
December 22, 2020, 10:08 AM MST
Seven years ago this month, after years of stakeholder consultation, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC filed its regulatory application for a proposed pipeline expansion to provide Alberta producers with increased access to Asian markets.
December 21, 2020, 11:33 AM MST
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There has been a flurry of funding announcements provincially and federally for emissions reduction projects. How can companies navigate this obstacle course to maximize benefits from these opportunities?
December 17, 2020, 12 AM MST
Citing the urgent need to keep the project on schedule, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC has asked the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to lift an approval condition that it obtain tree cutting permits from the city of Burnaby for project-related tree clearing within the city.
December 17, 2020, 12 AM MST
A contractor was seriously injured on a Trans Mountain construction site in Burnaby, B.C. on Dec. 15.
December 17, 2020, 4:13 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) says it will hold a public hearing to consider a complaint from Phillips 66 Canada Ltd. about a proposed 22.5 per cent increase in variable tolls on the Keystone pipeline system in Canada effective Jan. 1, 2020.
December 17, 2020, 9:55 AM MST
Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has appointed a 12-member advisory committee, including two Calgarians, to advise him on the Impact Assessment Act which came into effect in 2019.
December 15, 2020, 2:36 PM MST
The federal government appointed Mélanie Chartier as a new commissioner of the Canada Energy Regulator (CER).
December 15, 2020, 3:19 PM MST
December 15, 2020, 8:35 AM MST
Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) has introduced a new water policy that provides policy direction for water use in major upstream oil and gas operations where additional water conservation measures are feasible.
December 14, 2020, 7:09 AM MST
The increased use of alternatives and improvements in technology have reduced the energy industry’s need for non-saline water, although growth in oilsands production has driven a three per cent increase in non-saline water intensity since 2015, says an Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) report.
December 14, 2020, 7:23 AM MST
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December 11, 2020, 11:01 AM MST
Enbridge Inc. believes that it’s on track to hold an open season by the end of next year for Mainline transportation capacity should the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) approve its application to convert the Mainline to firm service from common carriage, analysts heard Tuesday.
December 9, 2020, 4:58 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is partnering with landowners to temporarily place a dense seismic monitoring array in the Tower Lake area to study hydraulic fracturing operations.
December 8, 2020, 4 PM MST
With the recent presidential election results in the United States — for the most part — now determined, there is “renewed concern” over the future of Keystone XL, says Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan. However, he assures the local business community that Canada’s federal government continues to promote and support the project.
December 7, 2020, 7:09 AM MST
There is “renewed focus” on national energy security, says Natural Resources Minister Seamus O’Regan, and Canadian leadership consistently highlights the importance of continental energy security with those in power south of the border — be it with the outgoing Donald Trump presidential administration or the incoming Joe Biden one.
December 7, 2020, 10:40 AM MST
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved as filed Westcoast Energy Inc.’s proposed 2021 interim transmission tolls for Zones 3 and 4 for services on the Westcoast system, effective Jan.1, 2021.
December 7, 2020, 10:47 AM MST
The Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) is a good idea, suggests Marla Orenstein, director of the Natural Resources Centre at the Canada West Foundation (CWF), as there are some potential upsides in terms of incenting technology, but it can also be a “complex and confusing” piece of legislation.
December 3, 2020, 7:30 AM MST
Canada’s emissions-intensive and trade-exposed sectors face unique challenges with the proposed Clean Fuel Standard (CFS), suggests a new report by the Canada West Foundation (CWF).
December 3, 2020, 7:28 AM MST
Amid growing concern about greenhouse gas emissions, governments and industry have focused on reducing methane emissions from the upstream oil and gas sector. And that includes leaks from wellbores as natural gas is largely composed of methane, a potent GHG.
December 2, 2020, 8:23 AM MST