New Alberta carbon capture project now fully operational

The Alberta Carbon Trunk Line, a major carbon capture project, is now full operational, according to the North West Redwater Partnership. The system is part of the NWR Sturgeon Refinery, a bitumen refinery which itself only became fully operational earlier…

Alberta First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring

The leader of a First Nation surrounded by oilsands development is frustrated by the Alberta Energy Regulator’s decision to suspend a wide array of environmental reporting requirements for oilsands companies. “We are surprised and disappointed there was no effort to…

Alberta energy companies losing billions in downturn

April 29 2020 8:17pm First quarter numbers show red ink and expense cuts, as energy companies grapple with low oil prices. Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon has the details. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof…

Crude oil futures prices turn negative for the first time in history

April 20 2020 8:06pm For the first time ever the price for a barrel of oil closed the day in negative territory. As provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon explains, the plunge was caused by a dramatic drop in demand. ‘…

Keystone XL work should stop due to coronavirus concerns, pipeline opponents argue

Native American tribes and environmental groups pressured a federal judge on Thursday to shut down work on the disputed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Nebraska, citing fears that workers could spread the coronavirus and construction could damage land. After…

Keystone XL pipeline permit canceled by U.S. judge over endangered species concerns

A U.S. judge canceled a key permit Wednesday for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that’s expected to stretch from Canada to Nebraska, another setback for the disputed project that got underway less than two weeks ago following years of delays.…

Despite OPEC agreement, Canadian oilpatch cutbacks expected to continue

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 13, 2020 12:48 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Energy market analysts say Canadian oil wells will likely continue to be shut down amid…

COVID-19 plan key part of Keystone XL construction acceleration, says CEO

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 8, 2020 12:08 pm Updated April 8, 2020 12:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The CEO of TC Energy Corp. says the company…

Patience running short for federal energy industry aid, Alberta minister says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 7, 2020 11:12 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s energy minister says patience in her province is wearing thin for a promised aid…

Cenovus Energy suspends dividend, cuts capital spending plan, salaries

By The Canadian Press Posted April 2, 2020 8:45 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Cenovus Energy Inc. is temporarily suspending its dividend and cutting its capital spending plan by an…