The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has decided to proceed with the hearing on NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) proposed Edson Mainline expansion, although it has extended timelines to recognize the particular challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created for participation by Indigenous groups.
May 27, 2020, 11:24 AM MDT
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The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has issued a hearing order on Enbridge Inc.’s application seeking approval of a new service and tolling framework for the Canadian Mainline, including firm (contract) service for up to 90 per cent of capacity.
May 25, 2020, 10:34 AM MDT
Jean-Denis Charlebois has accepted the position of secretary of the commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) for a one-year period, the commission has announced.
May 25, 2020, 11:15 AM MDT
After hitting a record in February, Canadian crude oil exports by rail decelerated in March, a trend which should continue for rail export numbers for the coming months following the oil market turmoil and demand destruction from COVID-19 caused prices to tank.
May 22, 2020, 10:08 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has temporarily suspended some environmental monitoring requirements that are difficult for workers to perform safely while complying with current public health orders due to COVID-19.
May 22, 2020, 10:59 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has denied an application from NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) for leave to abandon the Etzikom pipelines that are part of the NGTL System in southeastern Alberta and terminate firm shipper contracts, determining it is not in the public interest.
May 21, 2020, 11:45 AM MDT
A hydrogeological study filed with Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has demonstrated that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion poses a “very low” risk to water sourced by wells on the Coldwater Indian Reserve No. 1 near Merritt, British Columbia, says the company.
May 20, 2020, 10:17 AM MDT
The federal cabinet has extended by five months the deadline for a decision on NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) proposed 2021 system expansion project, citing disruptions to Phase 3 Indigenous consultations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 20, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The Canadian Energy Regulator (CER) has decided to proceed with a single-phase hearing on Enbridge Inc.’s proposal to introduce contract (firm) service on its Canadian Mainline, despite pleas from a number of producers that a hearing order be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 20, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) noted that wells shut-in due to the current economic climate provide opportunities to gather and analyze reservoir data for better understanding and characterization of existing development.
May 20, 2020, 10:47 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) has approved an application from Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC to construct a new 30-inch crude oil delivery line between its Burnaby Terminal and the Westridge Marine Terminal within a tunnel through Burnaby Mountain.
May 19, 2020, 6:51 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has refused applications from Shell Canada Limited and Pieridae Alberta Production Ltd. that proposed to split existing environmental approvals at the Waterton and Jumping Pound sour gas plants, saying that would be contrary to the legislation.
May 15, 2020, 11:15 AM MDT
The Canada Energy Regulator (CER) says it will reconsider and establish the geographic focus of a detailed route hearing in British Columbia for the Trans Mountain expansion and issue a ruling after receiving additional comments.
May 14, 2020, 10:09 AM MDT
Irving Oil Limited’s recent move to source western Canadian crude oil for its 320,000 bbl/d Saint John refinery, the largest in the country, using foreign tanker ships rather than rail or non-existent pipeline is nothing short of genius and an indictment on Canadian energy policy (see Irving Oil Applies To CTA For Tankers To Ship Canadian Crude To Its Saint John Refinery).
May 13, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT
Warning that regulatory delays are jeopardizing its ability to start construction of its expansion project in priority areas by July 2020, Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC has asked the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to reduce the scope for a detailed route hearing in British Columbia.
May 13, 2020, 10:39 AM MDT
A preliminary equivalency agreement between the Alberta and federal governments is expected to reduce methane emissions from Alberta’s upstream oil and gas industry by 45 per cent from 2014 levels by 2025, says the province.
May 13, 2020, 12 AM MDT
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May 12, 2020, 11:24 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc.’s plan to use a portion of the Legacy Line 3 pipeline from Regina to Cromer for light sweet crude oil storage on a temporary basis has run into opposition from a Saskatchewan First Nations tribal council.
May 6, 2020, 10:47 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. does not yet have a firm in-service date for the United States segment of its Line 3 replacement project as it still needs permits from the state of Minnesota, the company’s chief executive said Tuesday.
May 6, 2020, 12 AM MDT
May 6, 2020, 8:33 AM MDT
The current uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic is creating challenges for the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) as it attempts to balance proponent deadlines for new pipeline projects with the concerns by First Nations stakeholders about their ability to adequately participate in proceedings.
May 5, 2020, 12 AM MDT
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) says it denied five applications from Highwood Oil Company Ltd. to transfer assets to 1852797 AB because Highwood sought to vary the conditions proposed by the regulator.
May 5, 2020, 5:22 PM MDT