Reports/Studies

  • Net-zero Emissions Will Take Deep Energy Reductions, Energy Outlook Warns

    With more than 80 per cent of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions currently associated with the energy system, deep reductions in emissions likely will be needed across the system and economy to achieve a target of net-zero emissions by 2050, says a new study by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER).

    November 25, 2020, 9:18 AM MST

  • Digital Technologies Have A Strong Return On Investment, Survey Says

    Canada’s oil and gas industry says investing in digital oilfield technologies can generate a strong return on investment even in today’s difficult market, according to a survey of industry professionals conducted as part of the Daily Oil Bulletin’s 2020 Digital Oilfield Outlook Report.

    November 25, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • CER Report Looks At Effect Of Climate Policy On Energy Trends To 2050

    Canadian consumption of fossil fuels is expected to decline over the next 30 years but without an accelerated energy transition will still make up more than 60 per cent of Canada’s fuel mix in 2050, according to a new report from the Canada Energy Regulator (CER).

    November 24, 2020, 10:48 AM MST

  • Digital Technologies Have A Strong Return On Investment, Survey Says

    Canada’s oil and gas industry says investing in digital oilfield technologies can generate a strong return on investment even in today’s difficult market, according to a survey of industry professionals conducted as part of the Daily Oil Bulletin’s 2020 Digital Oilfield Outlook Report.

    November 24, 2020, 8:18 AM MST

  • PetroLMI Surveys Examine Pandemic Impacts On Work Practices, Opportunities

    PetrolLMI, a division of Energy Safety Canada, has released the first two parts of a four-part series on work practices, productivity and opportunities in Canada’s energy workforce.

    November 23, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • Digital Technologies Have A Strong Return On Investment, Survey Says

    Canada’s oil and gas industry says investing in digital oilfield technologies can generate a strong return on investment even in today’s difficult market, according to a survey of industry professionals conducted as part of the Daily Oil Bulletin’s 2020 Digital Oilfield Outlook Report.

    November 23, 2020, 11:23 AM MST

  • Digital Oilfield Outlook Report 2020 Ready For Download

    The Canadian oil and gas industry is facing some of the biggest challenges in its history. A global pandemic has shaken a sector already undermined by a persistent glut of oil, anemic commodity prices, market access issues and mounting climate pressures. It is a potentially existential crisis through which only the best-equipped companies will thrive. Those companies will increasingly be digital.

    November 20, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • Digital Oilfield Outlook Report 2020 Ready For Download

    The Canadian oil and gas industry is facing some of the biggest challenges in its history. A global pandemic has shaken a sector already undermined by a persistent glut of oil, anemic commodity prices, market access issues and mounting climate pressures. It is a potentially existential crisis through which only the best-equipped companies will thrive.

    November 19, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • Digital Oilfield Outlook Report 2020 Ready For Download

    The Canadian oil and gas industry is facing some of the biggest challenges in its history. A global pandemic has shaken a sector already undermined by a persistent glut of oil, anemic commodity prices, market access issues and mounting climate pressures. It is a potentially existential crisis through which only the best-equipped companies will thrive. Those companies will increasingly be digital.

    November 18, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • More Capital Being Directed At Natural Gas – Latest Updates To Capital Spending, Drilling And Production Forecasts For 2021

    In light of the recent strength of natural gas prices and a relatively enticing forward strip, some Canadian natural gas-weighted producers are increasing capital programs or, in the case of Canadian Natural Resources Limited, diverting more spending to its natural gas assets.

    November 17, 2020, 9:58 AM MST

  • Greater Edmonton Region Well Suited For Canada’s First Hydrogen Node: Report

    Access to low-cost natural gas, experience in hydrogen production and carbon capture and storage and a vast network of pipeline infrastructure help make the Greater Edmonton region well-suited to become Canada's first hydrogen node, says a report released Monday.

    November 17, 2020, 6:16 AM MST

  • Digital Oilfield Outlook Report 2020 Ready For Download

    The Canadian oil and gas industry is facing some of the biggest challenges in its history. A global pandemic has shaken a sector already undermined by a persistent glut of oil, anemic commodity prices, market access issues and mounting climate pressures.

    November 17, 2020, 10:08 AM MST

  • Canadian Supply To Recover In 2021 Following 2020 Drop

    Total Canadian oil supply is expected to decline by roughly 340,000 bbls/d in 2020 followed by a 300,000-bbl/d recovery next year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported today in its monthly oil report.

    November 12, 2020, 4:01 AM MST

  • LNG Can Advance Reconciliation: Conference Board Report

    The Conference Board of Canada has released a new report which says the economic benefits of LNG development are so extensive it will help lift Indigenous communities out of poverty and advance reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians.

    November 11, 2020, 2:45 PM MST

  • Guidance Season Kicks Off - Latest Updates To Capital Spending, Drilling And Production Forecasts For 2021

    Guidance season officially kicked off last week with several producers announcing 2021 budgets, as well as a stated focus next year on free cash flow generation.

    November 10, 2020, 11:13 AM MST

  • Canada Sees Resurgence In Upstream M&A

    Canadian upstream activity sprung to life in Q3 with a series of deals agreed involving ConocoPhillips, Canadian Natural Resources Limited and Whitecap Resources Inc., based on Evaluate Energy’s latest M&A report, available here.

    November 5, 2020, 6 AM MST

  • As GHG-Intensity Gains Prominence, Canadian Producers Straddle Both Ends Of The Divide

    Thanks to strict limits on flaring and venting on the one hand and energy-intensive oilsands production on the other, Canadian oil and gas production sits at either end of the greenhouse gas emissions-intensity spectrum.

    October 21, 2020, 12:39 PM MDT

  • Lauerman: Another Oil Price Boom On The Horizon?

    The Daily Oil Bulletin published several articles about the International Energy Agency’s World Energy Outlook 2020, its latest long-term scenarios, when released on Oct. 13. And by simply glancing at their titles I knew which one of them would be the most read — IEA Warns That Ample Global Crude Supply ‘Should Not Be Taken For Granted’ — although I must admit to being surprised it only came in second place among all the articles published in DOB that day.

    October 15, 2020, 7:32 AM MDT

  • Solar The New King In Bold IEA Net-Zero Emissions Scenario

    Long criticized for not taking proper account for the tide of cheap renewables transforming energy markets and what it would take to meet Paris accord goals, the International Energy Agency (IEA) broke with tradition and produced a net-zero emissions scenario in its annual World Energy Outlook published this week.

    October 15, 2020, 12 AM MDT

  • IEA Examines Role Of Lifestyle Choices In Outlook

    Different lifestyle choices would be necessary in order to reduce emissions, a topic analyzed by the International Energy Agency (IEA) for the first time in this year’s World Energy Outlook assessment.

    October 15, 2020, 12 AM MDT

  • Canadian Supply Declined In August, Says IEA; Recovery Expected For 2021

    Canadian oil supply declined by 70,000 bbls/d in August as synthetic crude production fell by 95,000 bbls/d month-on-month to 890,000 bbls/d, the International Energy Agency (IEA) reported this morning in its monthly oil report.

    October 14, 2020, 6 AM MDT

  • Green Hydrogen, Electric Trucks ‘Ripe For Investment’ By EU Recovery Fund

    October 14, 2020, 8:45 AM MDT

  • IEA Says Oil Producers May Struggle To Gauge Demand Amid Second Wave

    October 14, 2020, 8:36 AM MDT

  • Pandemic Could Delay Energy Demand Recovery To 2025: IEA

    October 13, 2020, 7:58 AM MDT

  • Alberta Natural Gas Strategy: Province Has ‘Big Plans’ For Natural Gas Industry, Says Nally

    The Alberta government is targeting exports of hydrogen and hydrogen products across Canada, North America and overseas by 2040 as part of its new strategy to revive the natural gas industry in the province.

    October 7, 2020, 12 AM MDT

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