Most of Ottawa’s $1.6B bailout for Alberta oil and gas industry has been handed out

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 15, 2019 1:43 pm Updated November 15, 2019 1:44 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Canada’s $1.6-billion bailout package for Alberta’s battered oil industry…

Review of Canadian fossil fuel subsidies appears to be behind schedule: environmental advocate

Canada’s promise to produce an inventory of its fossil fuel subsidies as part of a joint peer review with Argentina appears to be off schedule and may not deliver results until 2021, an environmental advocate says. The peer review, which…

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.…