July 28, 2017, 3:41 AM MDT
July 10, 2017, 9:27 AM MDT
Future oil and gas production in Canada could be limited by demand constraints, and a reduced demand for fossil fuels over the coming decades could significantly reduce investment in the hydrocarbon sector, making the industry a less attractive and a riskier business, says a recently-released report.
June 26, 2017, 8:22 AM MDT
Global energy markets are continuing to undergo long-term changes as they adapt to nearer-term price challenges, with the oil market in particular last year responding to the oversupply that has dominated the market in recent years, says BP in its 2017 edition of its Statistical Review of World Energy.
June 13, 2017, 11:48 AM MDT
Canada’s energy sector is concerned about the environmental impacts associated with using too much energy, which is why more Canadian energy, not less, is exactly what the world energy diet needs to stave off climate change.
May 29, 2017, 6 AM MDT
The head of Alberta’s biggest regulated power transmission firm believes the price of wind power will be “very competitive” with natural gas-fired power when the province holds its first renewable-power auction later this year.
April 20, 2017, 10:11 AM MDT
Alberta’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade defended his government’s climate plan on Wednesday as people in industry voiced fears that the carbon emissions reduction strategy would hurt the province’s competitiveness.
February 2, 2017, 11:41 AM MST
While non-fossil fuels are expected to account for half of the growth in energy supplies over the next 20 years, crude oil and natural gas will remain the main source of supply, accounting for more than 75 per cent in 2035 compared with 86 per cent in 2015, says BP in its 2017 Energy Outlook.
January 25, 2017, 11:41 AM MST
December 6, 2016, 8:07 AM MST
The National Energy Board (NEB) has updated its long-term energy outlook, lowering both the future price of crude and the estimated increase in Canadian oil production by 2040.
October 26, 2016, 8:33 AM MDT
October 25, 2016, 6:50 AM MDT
The International Energy Agency (IEA) said today that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost reductions.
October 25, 2016, 8:43 AM MDT
October 6, 2016, 11:28 AM MDT
Mexico City — One of Canada’s foremost natural gas supply and demand experts argued that Albertans could face much higher electricity prices in the future, as the provincial government forces utilities to stop burning coal for power by 2030, while shifting to more renewables and natural gas.
October 4, 2016, 6 AM MDT
It’s an era of change for Canada’s oil and gas companies as producers come under increasing regulatory, environmental and social pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the sustainability of their operations.
August 4, 2016, 6 AM MDT
Primary energy consumption fell slightly in 2015 as a decline in coal use exceeded increases in natural gas, petroleum, and renewables use. In most cases, changes between 2014 and 2015 reflect longer-term trends in energy use.
July 22, 2016, 8:23 AM MDT
July 5, 2016, 9:56 AM MDT
It is increasingly plausible to foresee a future in which cheap renewable electricity becomes the world’s primary power source and fossil fuels are relegated to a minority status, says a new report.
June 16, 2016, 7:39 AM MDT
As Alberta and Saskatchewan set higher targets for renewable power generation, developers and financial lenders are optimistic of the prospect of new projects, yet they wait for more details from the respective governments.
June 10, 2016, 10:49 AM MDT
June 3, 2016, 11:04 AM MDT
June 1, 2016, 9:51 AM MDT
While more Canadian-based companies in the energy sector may be looking to invest in jurisdictions where environmental regulations are weaker, that ultimately will only delay an inevitable and needed shift to technologies that tackle climate change, says the author of a report by the Calgary-based Canada West Foundation.
May 31, 2016, 8:17 AM MDT
May 27, 2016, 11:19 AM MDT
May 19, 2016, 8:23 AM MDT
The Alberta and British Columbia governments are having discussions about the possibility of Alberta obtaining hydro-electric power from B.C. should Alberta obtain access to tidewater for its crude oil, says a spokesperson for Alberta Premier Rachel Notley.
April 21, 2016, 11:46 AM MDT