The world is shifting to cleaner fuels for electricity generation, led by gas, according to an outlook by Exxon Mobil Corporation. Coal’s share is forecast to shrink while natural gas, nuclear, wind, solar gain. The shift to cleaner fuels will be driven by tighter CO2 emissions and air quality policies.
March 4, 2016, 7:46 AM MST
Most fossil fuel companies pay as little attention to competition from radical energy efficiency as whalers paid to the 1857 invention of a new clean-burning kerosene lamp that killed their industry, a world-renowned energy-efficiency expert recently told a Calgary crowd.
March 3, 2016, 8:44 AM MST
Climate change presents environmental, political, social and economic challenges worldwide. As the pressure mounts for global leaders to take action to meet the commitments they made at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris in December 2015, Canada’s provincial governments are adopting policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the absence of a national climate change strategy.
February 16, 2016, 6 AM MST
U.S. shale gas and tight oil production will continue to surge while renewable sources of energy are projected to grow faster than earlier estimated, BP said today.
February 10, 2016, 11:51 AM MST
November 26, 2015, 9:03 AM MST
Enbridge Inc. says it has acquired a 24.9 per cent interest in the 400 megawatt Rampion Offshore Wind project in the United Kingdom.
November 5, 2015, 9:46 AM MST
The senior executive overseeing Calgary-based Atco Group’s new Mexican division says he believes the country is “very very serious” about the reform of its oil and gas and power sectors and his company will have a growing role in the country’s economy.
September 24, 2015, 8:12 AM MDT
Alberta must take credible action on climate change in order to secure its economic future, according to the province’s environment and parks minister.
September 14, 2015, 8:05 AM MDT
Critics of efforts by Mexico’s monopoly power utility to open up the country’s electricity market to private sector competition — a move that to date has attracted the likes of Canadian pipeline and power giants TransCanada Corporation and ATCO Gas & Pipelines, as well as Toronto-based solar power producer SkyPower — say the market is rigged in favour of the state-owned monopoly, which has kept power prices artificially low.
August 21, 2015, 11:10 AM MDT
Suncor EnergyInc. has reached an agreement with TransAlta Corporation to exchange Suncor’s Kent Breeze and its share of the Wintering Hills wind power facilities for TransAlta’s Poplar Creek cogeneration facilities.
July 8, 2015, 10:17 AM MDT
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World consumption of the top six primary sources of energy — oil, coal, renewables, hydroelectric, natural gas and nuclear — grew by 0.9 per cent last year, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2015. That marked the slowest growth rate since 1998 other than the decline in the aftermath of the global financial crisis.
June 15, 2015, 11:28 AM MDT
The Daily Oil Bulletin’s new Daily Infographic feature is a fresh way to gain a deeper understanding of oilpatch trends, current news topics and market intelligence.
June 12, 2015, 11:07 AM MDT
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February 18, 2015, 6 AM MST
A more honest look at Canada’s energy sector and the national consequences of failing to adequately support industry and pipeline projects must be fully considered, says the former head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.
January 21, 2015, 9:38 AM MST
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TransCanada Corporation today announced that it has acquired the eighth Ontario solar facility from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc.
December 29, 2014, 7:31 AM MST
AltaGas Ltd. says that its 16 megawatt Volcano Creek run-of-river hydroelectric facility has successfully completed the 72 hour period of testing required to achieve the commercial operation date (COD) pursuant to the 60-year, fully indexed electricity purchase agreement with BC Hydro.
December 22, 2014, 10:53 AM MST
Enbridge Inc. announced today a deal whereby the company will purchase an 80 per cent interest in a portfolio of two wind farms in the U.S. from E.ON, one of the world’s largest investor-owned power and gas companies.
November 28, 2014, 8:08 AM MST
AltaGas Ltd. says it has started producing power at its 16 megawatt Volcano Creek run-of-river hydroelectric facility.
November 27, 2014, 10:02 AM MST
AltaGas Ltd. reports that its 195 megawatt Forrest Kerr run-of-river hydroelectric facility has successfully completed the 72 hour period of testing required to achieve the commercial operation date pursuant to the electricity purchase agreement with BC Hydro.
October 24, 2014, 7:56 AM MDT
AltaGas Ltd. announces that its 195-megawatt Forrest Kerr run-of-river hydroelectric facility has initiated the final phase to achieve contractual commercial operations date, which involves a 72-hour period of testing to meet specific parameters set forth by BC Hydro.
October 16, 2014, 8:18 AM MDT