Alberta companies making a go of it despite sluggish oil and gas outlook

A new forecast from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) showing sluggish growth and energy investment isn’t deterring some Alberta energy companies from continuing to try and make a go of it. Piston Well Services is one of them.…

Provincial energy ministers condemn feds after majority of Bill C-69 amendments rejected

After the federal government announced it would be accepting half of the Senate’s recommended amendments to Bill C-69, energy ministers from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario stood firm with respect to their position on the legislation, saying the bill shouldn’t be…

Kenney talks potential legal challenges of Bill 12

May 1 2019 11:46am Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he can not predict what will happen Bill 12 if it is challenged in court. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) {…

Kenney tells B.C. premier Bill 12 is no ‘bluff’

May 1 2019 11:43am Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he told B.C. Premier John Horgan Bill 12 is not a “bluff.” ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp =…

Kenney wants to find ‘common ground’ on energy

May 1 2019 11:42am Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he wants to first seek common ground with British Columbia and the federal government on energy issues. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object”…

Oil and gas sector hopeful Alberta and Ottawa can restore investor certainty

Alberta Premier-designate Jason Kenney is entering office with high expectations from Alberta’s oil and gas sector, as he spent the campaign promising his policies will kick-start the economy and generate tens of thousands of jobs. It’s a message Tier 1…

Shell urges CAPP to adjust emission policies to support carbon pricing

Global energy giant Royal Dutch Shell is urging Canada’s largest oil and gas organization to get off the fence and support both the Paris climate accord and the pricing of carbon to encourage greenhouse gas emission reductions. In a new…

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley calls for major amendments to Bill C-69 in Senate address

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says it makes no sense for Ottawa to have spent $4.5 billion to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline while it is pushing legislation she says will prevent most future energy projects from being built. Notley was…

Feds announce initial step to help large emitters cut greenhouse gasses

Canada’s largest industrial facilities make up nearly half of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions. Delegates at the Alberta Energy Efficiency Alliance Summit at the Edmonton Convention Centre heard that stat Wednesday from Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi as he announced…

Former employees allege culture of bullying inside Alberta public service

A former government of Alberta employee says she was bullied and harassed at her job inside the department of energy for months, and when she complained, she was sent home on administrative leave. With 20 years of experience working in…