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…

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…

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit

Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an…

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…

Oil lobby group calls on parties to campaign on regulatory help for pipelines

The country’s largest oil-and-gas lobby group is urging political parties to ensure their campaign platforms include support for major pipeline and LNG projects and a regulatory regime that would allow projects to be completed faster. The Canadian Association of Petroleum…

Oil and gas sector ‘encouraged’ by new Alberta premier’s many pro-business pledges

The Alberta oilpatch is applauding the provincial election win by Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives. READ MORE: Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party wins majority government The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers offered congratulations and welcomed the UCP’s commitment to…