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…

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he’s open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline “if it’s done right,” a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil line from…

Majority in every province but 1 back Liberals’ Trans Mountain decision, and it’s not B.C.: Poll

A new poll has found that nearly six in 10 Canadians back the federal government’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX). Ottawa re-approved the pipeline on Tuesday, following a court-mandated deeper round of consultations with Indigenous groups…

‘It is possible:’ Victoria mayor says fossil-free future not optional

Victoria’s mayor says cities need to move to a fossil-free future — at the same time as they protect jobs. Lisa Helps says her city is working hard to get there. “City by city, if people turns their minds to…

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here

The federal government is widely expected to green light the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project a second time Tuesday but, even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months away. The federal cabinet will be reconsidering the…

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision

Observers on the front lines of Western Canada’s oil and gas sector are looking forward to what’s widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion on Tuesday while acknowledging the decision by Ottawa won’t solve all problems.…

Indigenous group from Alberta adds rival bid for Trans Mountain pipeline

The British Columbia director for a First Nations consortium planning to buy a majority stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline says the emergence of a rival Alberta Indigenous bidder raises concerns about weakening his group’s all-inclusive bid. READ MORE: Burnaby…

CNRL buying Devon Energy’s Canadian oil assets for $3.8 billion

Calgary-based oil company Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. has signed a deal to buy the Canadian operations of Devon Energy Corp. for $3.8 billion. Story continues below The assets include thermal in situ oilsands production and conventional primary heavy crude oil…

‘I would like to thank the senators who voted against Justin Trudeau’s attack on Alberta’: Kenney

May 16 2019 4:42pm Alberta Premier Jason Kenney responds to the Senate Transport Committee recommendation to kill Bill C-48. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({…