‘I would like to thank the senators who voted against Justin Trudeau’s attack on Alberta’: Kenney

May 16 2019 4:42pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to the Senate Transport Committee recommendation to kill Bill C-48. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator

The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffic along the B.C. coast, according to an Alberta senator. Senator Doug Black tweeted Wednesday evening that the development…

CNRL reports $961M Q1 profit up from $583M a year ago

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. reported a first-quarter profit of $961 million, up from $583 million in the same quarter last year, as it benefited from higher prices due in part to Alberta’s mandatory production curtailments. Story continues below READ MORE: Who…

TransCanada shareholders agree to drop ‘Canada’ from the name

TransCanada Corp. is officially dropping the “Canada” from its name, but CEO Russ Girling isn’t saying he expects it will make it any easier to get pipelines approved in Canada or the United States. The Calgary-based company is now to…

Former Obama envoy details ‘ice age’ with Stephen Harper over Keystone pipeline

Barack Obama’s former envoy to Ottawa has pulled back the veil on how the previous Conservative government of Stephen Harper froze him out over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. Bruce Heyman, who was the U.S. ambassador to Canada from 2014…

Higher prices and volumes credited as Suncor Energy beats estimates with a $1.47B profit

Suncor Energy Inc. is reporting first-quarter net income that beat analyst expectations thanks to higher oil prices, record downstream results, more oilsands production and a $264-million insurance gain on its assets in Libya. The Calgary-based oilsands producer and refining giant…

Calgary-based oilsands producer cuts production expectations after fire at Edmonton-area facility

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. is cutting production expectations as damage is repaired from a fire at the Scotford Upgrader northeast of Edmonton two weeks ago. The Calgary-based oilsands producer owns 70 per cent of the facility, which is operated by…

Crude by rail a ‘temporary’ solution to pipeline shortage: CN Rail CEO

The head of Canada’s largest railway says ferrying crude remains a lucrative, albeit temporary solution to Canada’s pipeline quandary. “The role of the rail industry is a recent role and probably a temporary role. We’re not here to replace pipelines;…

Workplace death at Suncor’s Fort Hills oilsands site

April 30 2019 7:02am A workplace death investigation is underway after a man who worked for Ledcor construction died on the job at the Fort Hills oilsands site in northern Alberta on Monday. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id…

AER member quits, claims he was targeted by UCP during campaign

A member of Alberta’s energy regulator, who has been singled out by incoming premier Jason Kenney as a foe of provincial oil development, has quit. Ed Whittingham has resigned from the board of directors of the Alberta Energy Regulator. “I’ve…