Oilsands

Federal Government Invests $2.1 Million In Clean Water Technology

A project that treats saline wasterwater and converts the salts into chemicals such as hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide has been given a $2.1 million boost.

May 24, 2019, 12 AM MDT


Quest CCS Reports Milestone Of Four Million Tonnes

The Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility has captured and safely stored four million tonnes of CO2, ahead of schedule and at a lower cost than anticipated, reported Royal Dutch Shell plc.

May 23, 2019, 3:34 AM MDT


Imperial Approved To Install ConDex Unit At Kearl, Demo GHG Reduction

Imperial Oil Limited has received regulatory approval for a demonstration of ConDex boiler flue gas and water recovery at its Kearl oilsands mine. The project is one of 11 to receive funding from Emissions Reduction Alberta earlier this year.

May 23, 2019, 12 AM MDT


UCP Government Promises Royalties Guarantee Act

A bill to be introduced in the spring session of the Alberta Legislature will provide certainty to producers that the royalty structure in place when a well is drilled remains in place for the life of the well, the newly-elected United Conservative Party (UCP), said on Wednesday.

May 22, 2019, 7:08 PM MDT


Imperial Planning New VAPEX Tech Pilot With Aspen Startup

Imperial Oil Limited is proposing to start field-testing a new in situ oilsands technology along with the startup of its Aspen project in 2023.

May 21, 2019, 11:05 AM MDT