Premier Notley disappointed with Ottawa’s response to Alberta oil bottleneck

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says she’s disappointed with Ottawa’s lukewarm response to the province’s plan to ease oil bottlenecks by buying more rail cars. She says it’s simplistic to dismiss buying rail cars by saying they probably wouldn’t arrive until…

Crude-by-rail exports rise in September to break record yet again: NEB

The National Energy Board says crude-by-rail exports from Canada rose to a record 269,829 barrels per day in September. That’s up more than 17 per cent from 229,544 in August and just over double the 134,132 barrels per day recorded…

Protesters rally as Minnesota regulators reaffirm approval for Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline project

Minnesota regulators reaffirmed their support Monday for Enbridge’s proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across the northern part of the state, while dozens of protesters walked out of the overflow hearing to make a point about…

American fishermen file 4th climate lawsuit naming Encana

A major Calgary-based energy company is facing its fourth lawsuit in U.S. courts over climate change. The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations — the largest commercial fishermen’s group on the West Coast — has included Encana in a lawsuit…