Sulvaris Inc. has received final regulatory approval from Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development (AESRD) and commenced construction of a new Vitasul production facility in central Alberta.
February 20, 2014, 8:04 AM MST
Keyera Corp. is to provide sulphur handling and forming services at its Strachan gas plant for Suncor Energy Inc. under a long-term, fee-for-service agreement.
June 21, 2013, 12 PM MDT
All living things need sulphur and as it's crucial to the growth of plants it is a major component of fertilizer.
May 14, 2013, 12 PM MDT
A new sulphur fertilizer production facility will be constructed in central Alberta in a 50/50 joint venture announced Monday between Sulvaris Inc. and Keyera Corp.
March 12, 2013, 12 PM MDT
Last year, for the first time, all 1.8 million tonnes of sulphur produced by Alberta's oilsands projects found a market thanks to soaring prices for the commodity, but when they fall again -- and they will -- the province will still have far too much sulphur on its hands.
March 28, 2012, 12 PM MDT
Sulphur producers in northern Alberta could have a processing facility nearby as early as next year if Alberta Sulphur Terminals (AST) receives the remaining approvals for a proposed $30 million sulphur-forming plant in Alberta's Industrial Heartland near Bruderheim.
July 22, 2010, 12 PM MDT
Uncertainty about whether Suncor Energy Inc. is appropriately disposing of sulphur from its oilsands operations has triggered an Energy Resources Conservation Board review of the company's commercial scheme approval.
January 26, 2010, 12 PM MST
Industry and provincial government efforts to improve sulphur recovery and reduce emissions from Alberta sour gas plants continues to pay dividends, says a new report by the Alberta Resources Conservation Board (ERCB).
July 30, 2009, 12 PM MDT
A panel of the Natural Resources Conservation Board (NRCB) has determined that Alberta Sulphur Terminals' proposed $30 million sulphur forming plant is in the public interest, and is not likely to result in significant adverse social or environmental effects.
July 30, 2009, 12 PM MDT
Reduced demand from China and a generally weaker economy are at the root of a dramatic collapse in sulphur prices from historic highs last summer.
July 21, 2009, 12 PM MDT
While the rapid descent of oil prices from historic highs in 2008 had eyes popping, the fall of sulphur prices has been more dramatic with Vancouver prices sinking by some 90% since last year.
May 5, 2009, 12 PM MDT
While Saskatchewan is clearly the hot spot for drilling in 2008 with the strongest growth compared to last year, the two regions in Alberta showing the greatest decline in activity are in the southeast and northeast regions of the province.
October 27, 2008, 12 PM MDT
Imperial Oil Limited, Canada's largest integrated oil company, says it plans to spend more than $100 million to construct a tail gas clean-up unit at its Sarnia, Ontario refinery.
September 30, 2008, 12 PM MDT
More creative solutions are needed to handle the expected rise in sulphur production associated with growth in oilsands output, a conference heard last week.
July 25, 2008, 12 PM MDT
Often dismissed as a bothersome, virtually worthless byproduct of sour oil or natural gas production, sulphur has taken on a new sheen as prices have skyrocketed to all-time highs, injecting new revenue into the balance sheets of some producers.
June 17, 2008, 12 PM MDT
Who knew a junior oil and gas company called Fairborne Energy Ltd. would wind up in the fertilizer business?
June 2, 2008, 12 PM MDT
The current glut of elemental sulphur in Alberta will only worsen if new market streams are not identified and enacted upon, as supply will continue to usurp demand and stockpiles will be a thorn in the side of the oil and gas industry, says a Calgary-based sulphur expert.
October 11, 2006, 12 PM MDT
Western Canada's natural gas plant-owners and operators are still mulling over an as-yet-unproven process for disposing of waste sulphur while simultaneously "sweetening" subsurface sour gas reservoirs.
December 13, 2005, 12 PM MST
Operators of Alberta's grandfathered sour natural gas plants reduced sulphur emissions in 2003 for the second year in a row, says the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board in a new report.
August 30, 2004, 12 PM MDT
Washington -- Finding a home for vast amounts of excess sulphur recovered from petroleum and natural gas is turning out to be a perplexing problem for oil and gas companies, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.
November 11, 2003, 12 PM MST
Sulphur prices have finally strengthened after several years in the cellar, thanks to China's growing demand for fertilizer and possibly the trend toward acid gas injection.
May 12, 2003, 12 PM MDT
Washington -- Oil and gas companies are being urged to develop markets for the vast amounts of sulphur they recover from their products or risk expensive disposal costs or even refinery slowdowns.
April 14, 2003, 12 PM MDT