Canadian oil sector welcomes federal aid for large firms despite climate change conditions

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 11, 2020 5:39 pm Updated May 11, 2020 5:41 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The oil and gas sector and the Alberta government…

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…

Teck Resources exits energy industry group CAPP, citing cost cutting

Teck Resources Ltd. is leaving the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, an industry organization whose members represent about 80 per cent of Canada’s oil and gas production. The move was made as part of a cost-cutting drive, Teck spokesman Chris…

Alberta energy minister responds to decision to lift pause on indigenous consultations

April 24 2020 8:29pm Alberta energy minister Jason Nixon responds to the government’s decision to a pause on consultations with indigenous communities. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp…

Alberta asks First Nations to resume industry consultations after coronavirus pause

The Alberta government has asked about 30 First Nations to resume consultations with resource companies seeking approval on new projects, lifting a pause that was meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Related News In late March, the government implemented…

Oil lobby group asks Trudeau government to suspend environmental, lobbying laws due to COVID-19

Canada’s largest oil and gas lobby group says the federal government should consider suspending dozens of environmental regulations, laws and policies due to the economic and public health crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Related News The Canadian Association of…

Financier predicts new respect for oilpatch as Canada recovers from COVID-19 pandemic

Calgary energy investor Mac Van Wielingen says there’s an opportunity for the oil and gas sector to regain public respect and support when Canada tries to restore its economy after the COVID-19 pandemic ends. The industry has suffered since global…

Patience running short for federal energy industry aid, Alberta minister says

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 7, 2020 11:12 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta’s energy minister says patience in her province is wearing thin for a promised aid…