Government can play an effective role in resolving some of the marketplace barriers to developing the energy transition in Western Canada, says Blake Shaffer, assistant professor at the University of Calgary.
July 2, 2020, 12 AM MDT
Every energy source — renewables, fossil fuel-based, or other — has significant benefits while also carrying significant costs and risks, both economic and environmental, says Brad Hayes, president of Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.
June 29, 2020, 7:26 AM MDT
Comparative advantages matter for Alberta as the government looks at rebuilding the provincial economy, says Blake Shaffer, assistant professor who focuses on electricity markets, climate policy and energy transitions in the department of economics and School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary.
June 29, 2020, 10:13 AM MDT
Keep it local. That is a key consideration Reeve Leanne Beaupre from the County of Grande Prairie hopes government takes into account as it divvies out spending for the province’s Site Rehabilitation Program.
June 24, 2020, 9:33 AM MDT
Canada possesses a wealth of energy alternatives — from oil and gas derivatives like hydrogen and carbon to new energy opportunities such as renewables combined with energy storage — from which to cultivate on the strength of existing energy expertise and knowhow, said panelists on a JWN Energy Speaker Series webinar Tuesday.
June 24, 2020, 7:26 AM MDT
The Canadian oil and gas industry needs “net-zero” emissions which has now become a tool for competitiveness, not only a tool for the environment and the “right thing to do,” Canada’s natural resources minister said Monday.
June 23, 2020, 6:42 AM MDT
The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) is looking to possibly expand its mandate as it pursues “an open and transparent strategic review” to discuss the evolution of the industry and its future needs.
June 12, 2020, 7:20 AM MDT
The universe’s smallest molecule could have the largest potential in the energy transition says David Layzell, research director at The Transition Accelerator.
June 9, 2020, 9:02 AM MDT
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June 5, 2020, 8:09 AM MDT
The seismic shift in energy demand witnessed during COVID-19 is altering the mindset of oil companies, shifting the motivation for green investment decisions to hard-wired financial gain.
June 3, 2020, 8:33 AM MDT
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COVID-19 presents an opportunity for ‘Big Oil’ companies to accelerate their energy transition through mergers and acquisitions, says Gero Farruggio, head of global renewables at Rystad Energy AS.
June 1, 2020, 6:49 AM MDT
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When the Avatar Program kicks off on June 19, it will provide an opportunity for young professionals working in the energy industry, or recently displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic, to connect and re-connect — virtually of course — to the energy workforce and industry leaders, developing business opportunities for the future.
May 28, 2020, 7:23 AM MDT
WindRiver Power Corporation says that TC Energy Corporation has closed an equity investment in Turning Point Generation (TPG), a WindRiver subsidiary.
May 20, 2020, 6 AM MDT
A new task force will help to develop a framework to develop a hydrogen economy in the Heartland region.
May 14, 2020, 10:26 AM MDT
Veteran oil men Jim Gray and Greg Stringham have seen their share of downturns from the first major oil collapse in 1986 to the aftermath of post 9/11, and in the case of Gray, the 1970s oil crises.
May 11, 2020, 6 AM MDT
Enbridge Inc. says it has agreed to sell 49 per cent of its 50 per cent interest in a three early stage French offshore wind farms to Canada Pension Plan (CPP) investments.
May 7, 2020, 11:19 AM MDT
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Could renewables come out a winner given the current state of the energy sector, as investors looking at oil and gas versus renewables decide renewable investments are safer right now given the lower oil prices? That is a possibility Binnu Jeyakumar sees, at least to some degree, given COVID-19 and the Saudi-Russia oil price war.
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