Canadian drillers add most rigs in a week in five years: Baker Hughes

Energy firms in Canada boosted the number of rigs drilling for oil and natural gas last week by the most since January 2015 as producers returned en masse from Christmas breaks to take advantage of rising crude prices. Drillers added…

War room will keep second logo, push on with research and response work, says CEO

The chief commander of Alberta’s oil and gas war room says its second logo is here to stay, despite similarities with the emblem of a California software company. Canadian Energy Centre CEO and managing director Tom Olsen speaks at the…

Alberta energy minister fires back at ‘unelected, unaccountable’ UN for criticism of energy projects

Alberta’s energy minister says the United Nations is an unelected, unaccountable body that has no business criticizing Canada’s energy megaprojects. Sonya Savage, in a statement, says that it’s the job of elected leaders, not the UN, to make decisions on…

Canadian oil prices to improve, curtailment to end in 2020: forecast

Canadian crude oil prices are expected to strengthen and natural gas prices are expected to continue to improve into 2020, according to professional services company Deloitte Canada. “We’re really expecting 2020 to be a lot more constructive for oil and…

Alberta opposition says $30M energy war room a parade of errors, should be shut down

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted January 6, 2020 3:16 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Opposition in Alberta says the government’s $30-million energy war room has been such a…

Alberta drilling rights auctions fall to record low

A key indicator of future oil and gas drilling activity in Alberta has fallen to a record low as pipeline capacity constraints continue to restrain oilpatch spending. This week’s auction of Crown drilling rights — which allow energy exploration on…

Indigenous opposition to Trans Mountain pipeline shouldn’t outweigh public interest: Provinces

The governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan are urging the Federal Court of Appeal to defer to cabinet’s approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline because they say Indigenous opposition shouldn’t outweigh other public interests in the project. Alberta and Saskatchewan are…

Big oil, big banks and environment leaders link up to solve climate crisis

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 17, 2019 1:45 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Some of Canada’s biggest oil companies are joining forces with environmentalists to develop policies for…

Alberta’s ‘Fair Deal Panel’ holds town hall in Calgary

Alberta’s “Fair Deal Panel” is making its way across Alberta, holding a town hall in Calgary on Tuesday night. The panel is made up of current and former politicians along with business, Indigenous and legal leaders. Related News They have…