CAPP CEO says U.S. methane regulation reversal widens its competitive advantage

A U.S. proposal to ease regulations aimed at cutting methane emissions will create another competitive advantage for American producers over Canadians, the CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says. On Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it…

Alberta government creates pair of industry panels to help reduce regulatory red tape

Alberta is moving into the next phase of its plan to cut regulatory red tape. Premier Jason Kenney’s government has announced that two industry panels tasked with advising it on redundant and ineffectual rules will begin meeting next week. READ…

Canadian energy giants take out full-page newspaper ads as federal election looms

Three of Canada’s biggest oilsands producers are going directly to voters today to ask them to “influence the outcome” of big decisions concerning the oil and gas sector as a fall federal election looms. In full-page ads in about 30…

Cenovus produces one billionth barrel from oilsands operations in northern Alberta

Cenovus Energy Inc. says its thermal oilsands operations in northern Alberta produced their one billionth barrel of bitumen on Wednesday. The milestone comes about 18 years after Cenovus’ Foster Creek facility was launched in 2001 as the first commercial oilsands…

CAPP responds to approval of Trans Mountain pipeline project

June 18 2019 6:46pm Tim McMillan, president and CEO of CAPP, responds to the approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

‘Many families didn’t survive this’: TMX approval comes too late for some

For Estrella Herrera, news that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) has been given federal approval, is providing a glimmer of hope that life for her family may finally be turning around. The Calgary mother’s face lights up as she…

Alberta companies making a go of it despite sluggish oil and gas outlook

A new forecast from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) showing sluggish growth and energy investment isn’t deterring some Alberta energy companies from continuing to try and make a go of it. Piston Well Services is one of them.…

Environment minister ‘disrespectful’ of energy industry, Canadians: CAPP CEO

CALGARY — The head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers criticized the country’s environment minister Thursday for comments he said shows she is “disrespectful” of the energy industry. Story continues below Catherine McKenna is wrong when she says the…

Crude oil production to reach 5.86 million barrels per day by 2035: CAPP

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is projecting Canadian crude oil production will increase by 1.27 million barrels per day to 5.86 million by 2035. The association’s latest forecast predicts total production in Western Canada will reach 5.76 million…

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’

Several of Canada’s leading environment groups say election demands from Canada’s oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians. The different visions for Canada’s economic and environmental policies are a preview…