Grizzly oilsands project approved, now awaiting pipeline capacity increases: developer

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 5, 2019 3:05 pm Updated December 5, 2019 3:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The developer of a 12,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project approved…

Financial issues continue in AER, environment ministry: auditor general

Financial reporting problems, improper expenses and mismanagement issues at the Alberta Energy Regulator extended beyond a problematic pet project of the regulator’s former CEO, the auditor general says. Alberta’s Auditor General Doug Wylie (right) released his Report of the Auditor…

Alberta test case: Planned sale of gas wells, pipelines raises cleanup concerns

The possible transfer of hundreds of sour gas wells, pipelines and other facilities from an energy giant to a much smaller company has raised concerns about Alberta’s efforts to ensure taxpayers don’t get stuck with the cleanup bill. READ MORE: Alberta…

Failure of Calgary-based junior oil and gas producer threatens to create up to 1,400 orphan wells

The latest failure of a Calgary-based junior oil and gas producer could add more than 1,400 wells to a provincial inventory of orphaned petroleum assets, warns the Alberta Orphan Well Association. The total estimated abandonment and reclamation bill associated with…

Fort McKay First Nation chief wants to meet with premier about land approved for oilsands mine

By Bob Weber The Canadian Press Posted November 1, 2019 1:16 pm Updated November 1, 2019 1:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The chief of a First Nation that has…

Fort McKay First Nation chief calls for treaty rights to be upheld as legal battle over oilsands project continues

The chief of the Fort McKay First Nation in northern Alberta spoke outside the Court of Appeal in Edmonton on Tuesday to explain that his people don’t oppose oil extraction in its vicinity but want their treaty rights respected so…

Fort McKay First Nation asks appeal court to turn down oilsands project

October 29 2019 2:16pm An Alberta First Nation says it’s battling for its Treaty rights, asking the court of appeal to turn down an oilsands project but it’s hopeful the provincial government will step in. Kendra Slugoski explains. ‘ });…

3 executives ‘no longer with’ Alberta Energy Regulator

Three executive vice presidents with the Alberta Energy Regulator — an agency that’s currently under review — are no longer with the AER. In a statement Wednesday, the regulator said “executive vice presidents Carol Crowfoot, Stacey Schorr and Mark Taylor…