Alberta test case: Planned sale of gas wells, pipelines raises cleanup concerns

The possible transfer of hundreds of sour gas wells, pipelines and other facilities from an energy giant to a much smaller company has raised concerns about Alberta’s efforts to ensure taxpayers don’t get stuck with the cleanup bill. READ MORE: Alberta…

Enbridge topping up Mainline oil capacity as shipments drive Q3 results record

Oil export options for western Canadian producers continue to expand in small increments as delays persist for major proposed pipeline projects. On Friday, Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. said an optimization program on its Mainline system — which accounts for about 70…

Keystone pipeline to remain closed until corrective action taken after North Dakota oil leak

Federal regulators in the United States have ordered the Keystone pipeline to remain shut down until its Calgary-based owner takes corrective action aimed at determining the cause of a breach that leaked an estimated 1.4 million litres (383,000 gallons) of…

Treaty 8 chiefs call Wexit a ‘bad idea’ as support for separating from Canada grows in Alberta

Treaty 8 First Nations chiefs issued a joint statement on Tuesday calling for cooler heads to prevail amid indications the desire to separate from Canada is growing among people in Alberta and Saskatchewan. “As chiefs, with our united voices and…

First Nation and environmental groups seek leave to appeal Trans Mountain pipeline ruling

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 5, 2019 6:19 pm Updated November 5, 2019 6:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A British Columbia First Nation and three environmental groups…

Keystone pipeline leaks more than 1.4M litres of oil in North Dakota

By James MacPherson The Canadian Press Posted October 31, 2019 11:02 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ North Dakota regulators say the Keystone pipeline leaked more than 1.4 million litres (383,000…

U.S. State Department review doesn’t ease worries of Keystone XL pipeline opponents

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline said U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is understating the potential for the line to break and spill into water bodies such as Montana’s Missouri River, as the U.S. State Department held the sole…