‘He came here to listen’: Alberta energy minister ‘very encouraged’ by meeting with federal counterpart

Alberta’s energy minister said she has an optimistic outlook on the future after meeting with Canada’s newly-appointed natural resources minister in Calgary. “He listened, he heard he understood. I was very encouraged with the tone and the direction and the…

Encana CEO defends plan to move HQ to Denver after investor criticism

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 20, 2019 1:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The CEO of Encana Corp. is firing back after Canadian investment manager Letko, Brosseau &…

Investor vows to vote against Encana moving HQ from Calgary to Denver

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 19, 2019 4:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Canadian investment management firm with a four per cent stake in Calgary-based Encana Corp.…

2 B.C. First Nations drop out of Trans Mountain court challenge, sign deals with corporation

Two B.C. First Nations that had been part of a court challenge against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion have now left the group and sided with the Crown corporation. The Upper Nicola Band, based in Merritt, and the Stk’emlupsemc te…

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…

Drilling association forecasts almost no growth in 2020 oilpatch activity

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 13, 2019 12:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The association that represents Canadian drilling companies is forecasting a minuscule improvement in drilling activity…

Imperial ‘scurrying’ to ramp up crude-by-rail but uninterested in rail contracts

Imperial Oil Ltd. is “scurrying” to quickly ramp up crude-by-rail shipments from its Edmonton terminal to take advantage of improved profitability caused by the Keystone pipeline spill in North Dakota, CEO Rich Kruger said Tuesday. But the company has little…

Sturgeon Refinery facing more delays after tests, won’t process bitumen until early 2020

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 5, 2019 4:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new refinery northeast of Edmonton is facing more delays and won’t begin processing oilsands…