Alberta introduces bill to put deadlines on energy project approvals

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 27, 2020 6:05 pm Updated May 27, 2020 6:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta is introducing legislation to allow the government to…

Alberta energy minister faces backlash for saying COVID-19 pandemic a ‘great time’ to build pipeline

May 26 2020 7:59pm Alberta Energy Minister Sonya Savage is facing backlash for saying the COVID-19 pandemic is a good time to be building the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Fletcher Kent has more. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id =…

Sturgeon Refinery now processing Alberta bitumen

May 20 2020 5:56pm The Sturgeon Refinery began producing diesel from synthetic oil in late 2017, but problems with a gasifier unit on site delayed the switch to bitumen. Provincial affairs reporter Tom Vernon has this update. ‘ }); }…

Lawsuits likely if Democrat Joe Biden cancels Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian observers warn

Billions of dollars in lawsuits will likely result if Joe Biden is elected U.S. president this November and carries out a threat to cancel the presidential permit allowing operation of the Keystone XL pipeline, Canadian observers say. The promised action…

Premier Kenney fires back at comments about oil industry , says they’re ‘un-Canadian’

May 7 2020 8:49pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney fired back at comments by former Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Bloc Quebecois Leader Yves-Francois Blanchet about the oil industry. Tom Vernon has the details. ‘ }); } else { var…

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…

Low oil prices likely to remain for 12-18 months due to oversupply: Alberta premier

April 29 2020 3:57pm Premier Jason Kenney says the Alberta government is predicting extremely low oil prices will remain in place for 12 to 18 months due to the global inventory oversupply amid the COVID-19 pandemic slowdown. ‘ }); }…