United Conservative government to review energy regulator, replaces board members

The Alberta government has announced a review of the province’s energy regulator. READ MORE: Natural gas producers demand government action in open letter to Kenney Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the review will look at overall changes to the Alberta…

Alberta hires former journalist to create strategy to fight criticism of oil and gas industry

The Alberta government has hired a former journalist to develop a plan to fight back against oil and gas industry foes. Claudia Cattaneo retired last year as the National Post’s western business columnist based in Calgary. Energy Minster Sonya Savage…

Greenhouse gas intensity decreasing at Suncor, CNRL: report

Greenhouse gas emissions intensity of Canada’s two largest oil and gas producers continues to trend in the right direction: downward, according to sustainability reports highlighted by energy publication JWN. Story continues below JWN Energy said Suncor Energy and Canadian Natural…

Kenney government launches inquiry into foreign-funded groups that criticize Alberta’s oil industry

Alberta’s provincial government is launching an inquiry into foreign-funded interest groups with campaigns against Alberta oil. Premier Jason Kenney made the announcement on Thursday, appointing forensic and restructuring accountant Steve Allen to commission the inquiry. The authority of the $2.5-million…

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…