April 4, 2018, 9:10 AM MDT
April 3, 2018, 3:23 AM MDT
The $165-million Water Technology Development Centre (WTDC) that was deferred by Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) following the oil price collapse in 2014 is back under construction.
March 22, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) says that since its launch six years ago, companies have made 431 technology implementation decisions based on their work in the partnership.
March 20, 2018, 11:22 AM MDT
March 20, 2018, 8:14 AM MDT
Ottawa isn’t backing down on its nation-wide carbon tax as it is at risk of losing one of its strongest provincial backers in Rachel Notley’s Alberta if a bitumen export pipeline through B.C. is not built.
March 16, 2018, 11:39 AM MDT
Through Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD), the Government of Canada will invest over $3 million in funding in the Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre, Light House Sustainable Building Centre and Geoscience BC as they “develop projects and technologies that advances sustainable environmental objectives.”
March 16, 2018, 9:43 AM MDT
The oil and gas industry can turn threats into opportunities by embracing new technologies to cut costs and produce a better product, an SPE Canada conference in Calgary heard on Tuesday.
March 14, 2018, 5:32 AM MDT
Renaissance Oil Corp. and partner LUKOIL have has finished drilling six wells of the approved 10 Chicontepec well appraisal program for the Amatitlán block.
March 14, 2018, 6 AM MDT
The Alberta government’s recent offering of up to $1 billion in support for commercialization of bitumen partial upgrading (BPU) technologies isn’t just about “adding value” to products within Alberta. It’s also about addressing the industry’s challenges with tight access to pipeline capacity.
March 13, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Directional driller Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. says that in early 2018 it will be introducing a new high performance motor whose design improves the mud flow characteristics of the motor along with delivering more energy to the drill bit.
March 12, 2018, 6 AM MDT
U.S. defense contractor and information technology giant Harris Corporation believes it has ironed out early production problems with its combined radiofrequency and solvent bitumen extraction process with commercial production expected to start soon.
March 8, 2018, 6 AM MST
Crescent Point Energy Corp. exceeded its 2017 production guidance as it continued to test new technologies, such as injection control device (ICD) waterflood systems, maximizing recoveries and growing reserves to a new record for the company.
March 1, 2018, 11:35 AM MST
Pason Systems Inc. generated consolidated revenue of $66.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, up 36 per cent from $48.8 million in the same period of 2016.
February 28, 2018, 6 AM MST
Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Mexico’s state-owned oil and gas company, is moving rapidly into a digital world, as it faces growing competition, as a result of the end of its monopoly, as well as the need to adjust to the advent of electric vehicles (EVs).
February 28, 2018, 9:58 AM MST
Partially upgrading bitumen to a medium or heavy crude could “dramatically increase” the number of refineries that could take Alberta crude, says a report released on Monday.
February 27, 2018, 3:19 AM MST
The Alberta government “has definitely listened to the concerns from industry on how to develop the right framework for encouraging value-add, particularly partial upgrading,” says an official with the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP).
February 27, 2018, 3:52 AM MST
The Alberta government should transform its Invest Alberta agency into a “world-class organization that has the capacity to secure multibillion-dollar projects when competing with the best investment agencies in the world,” says a report by the province’s Energy Diversification Advisory Committee (EDAC).
February 27, 2018, 4 AM MST
Questor Technology Inc. plans to spend $10 million in 2018 which will be used primarily to expand its U.S. operations.
February 27, 2018, 6:58 AM MST
There are some five million sensors collecting data on industrial equipment across Canada, with exponential growth in numbers expected as the Industrial Internet of Things takes hold.
February 26, 2018, 6 AM MST
February 23, 2018, 10:14 AM MST
Intelligent Wellhead Systems is receiving $1.1 million towards a clean technology innovation that will enhance environmental and safety measures in oil and gas recovery.
February 22, 2018, 10:44 AM MST
GuildOne Inc. has marked what it believes is a world first in the execution of a royalty smart contract using the company’s new Royalty Ledger blockchain application.
February 20, 2018, 6 AM MST
The increase of automation on the drilling rig does not replace the need for highly-skilled, competent rig operators, says Kevin Neveu. In fact, it increases the skill sets required to be an effective driller.
February 16, 2018, 3:11 AM MST
Ensign Energy Services Inc. says that on Jan. 9, 2018, it successfully drilled Canada's longest land-based well, to-date, with a measured depth of 7,770 metres.
February 16, 2018, 10:18 AM MST