Premier Jason Kenney pitching more Alberta oil in wake of Saudi supply disruption

The supply disruption caused by an attack on a major Saudi oil processing facility has renewed calls from Alberta politicians to get more energy from that province into the world market. “Instability in the Middle East underscores the importance of…

Alberta government asks Court of Appeal whether Bill C-69 is constitutional

The Alberta government has officially asked the province’s Appeal Court whether Ottawa’s new environmental assessment process for major construction projects like pipelines is constitutional. The government filed its challenge with the court on Tuesday, asking it whether the federal government…

Trans Mountain restarting pipeline construction ‘not reason to celebrate’: Jason Kenney

Alberta’s premier says Trans Mountain announcing it will resume construction on its pipeline expansion project is a step forward, but not a reason to celebrate. Story continues below On Wednesday morning, Trans Mountain Corp. advised construction contractors to get ready…

Alberta to continue oil production curtailment until 2020 as pipeline delays persist

The Alberta government says some oil companies may have to limit their production until the end of 2020 as pipeline delays persist. Energy Minister Sonya Savage says the current limit is being extended because there are no new pipeline expansions…

Cleanup of central Alberta oil spill expected to take 3 weeks

Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion leak from a pipeline into a creek that feeds the North Saskatchewan River in west central Alberta. Story continues below In an update posted…