Slashing methane emissions from oil and gas operations represents both challenge and opportunity. Today, the DOB features Part 2 in a five-part series, written by our technology editor Maurice Smith, that examines the multipronged efforts underway to uncover the quickest and most cost-effective solutions to get there. Part 1 is available here.
January 29, 2019, 11:07 AM MST
The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) has lowered its forecast for the number of wells to be drilled (rig released) across Canada for 2019 to 5,600 wells.
January 29, 2019, 10:07 AM MST
Oilsands companies continue to announce reductions to 2019 spending budgets due to market conditions: volatile prices and a lack of takeaway capacity.
January 29, 2019, 6 AM MST
A new voluntary area-based closure program that enables Alberta oil and gas producers in a particular area to co-ordinate their abandonment programs for inactive wells, facilities and pipelines is gaining traction, says an industry spokesman.
January 29, 2019, 7:31 AM MST
The downturn in the oil and gas industry has resulted in a sharp increase in the number of orphan properties and the Orphan Well Association (OWA) is responding to the challenge, the association says in its 2017 annual report.
January 29, 2019, 7:38 AM MST
The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday morning will release its long-awaited decision in the RedWater case that could determine who should be responsible for the abandonment of wells in the case of an operator’s insolvency.
January 29, 2019, 6:21 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has issued notice of a public hearing for a Viking formation project proposed by High Ground Energy Inc. about 38 kilometres south of Provost in east-central Alberta.
January 29, 2019, 9:27 AM MST
Precision Drilling Corporation recently delisted 19 rigs in a move an industry analyst says is reflective of current weak market conditions in Western Canada.
January 29, 2019, 11:16 AM MST
Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 29, 2019, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.
January 29, 2019, 11:49 AM MST
Councillors in Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo voted unanimously to impose a moratorium on work camps within 75 kilometres of Fort McMurray on Monday.
January 29, 2019, 11:22 AM MST
The BC Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) is launching a new mediation service to provide an additional level of support for land owners in cases where land owners and companies are not able to agree on remedies for complaints and site restoration post permit.
January 29, 2019, 11:30 AM MST
An event to align with young professionals, Indigenous groups, and key stakeholders to challenge mindsets on not only why it is a privilege to be part of the energy industry, but also how to benefit from the growth and personal development that can be gained from it.
January 29, 2019, 6 AM MST
Exxon Mobil Corporation said today that it has reached a final investment decision (FID) and started construction on a new unit at its Beaumont, Texas refinery that will increase crude refining capacity by more than 65 per cent, or 250,000 bbls/d.
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Pipestone Energy Corp. appointed Craig Nieboer as chief financial officer to be effective Feb. 11, 2019.
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