Curtailment relief for Alberta oil companies that ship crude by rail

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 31, 2019 12:17 pm Updated October 31, 2019 12:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government is easing production limits on oil…

Alberta government to continue with NDP’s petrochemical credit program

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 23, 2019 4:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The United Conservative government in Alberta says it will continue with a program introduced by…

Alberta government announces its ‘energy war room’ will be launching soon

By The Canadian Press Posted October 9, 2019 4:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s energy war room is now on a legal footing and will soon be up and…

Energy sector leaders call climate strikers naive, but recognize their right to protest

Oil and gas industry insiders say demands by organizers of Friday’s Global Climate Strike to transition swiftly away from fossil fuels to 100 per cent renewable energy are naive and unrealistic. But the leaders reached on the sidelines of the…

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.…