Alberta energy minister fires back at ‘unelected, unaccountable’ UN for criticism of energy projects

Alberta’s energy minister says the United Nations is an unelected, unaccountable body that has no business criticizing Canada’s energy megaprojects. Sonya Savage, in a statement, says that it’s the job of elected leaders, not the UN, to make decisions on…

Trans Mountain CEO outlines estimated timeline of pipeline expansion

December 3 2019 5:30pm Ian Anderson, president and CEO of Trans Mountain says pipe for the expansion project will be in the ground before Christmas. Anderson said they hope to be working in B.C. by next spring. ‘ }); }…

Trans Mountain CEO marks ‘very important milestone’ for pipeline expansion project

December 3 2019 4:56pm Ian Anderson, president and CEO of Trans Mountain says pipe for the expansion project will be in the ground before Christmas. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != “object” )…

CN Rail strike, Keystone pipeline spill lead Alberta to extend oil curtailment levels

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 27, 2019 1:05 pm Updated November 27, 2019 1:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government says it will leave its oil…

Alberta government to allow new conventional oil well drilling

Just in time for the winter drilling season, the Alberta government is hoping to boost production by allowing new wells to be drilled. Effective Friday, the province said all producers can drill new conventional oil wells without being restricted by…

UCP government appoints Greg Clark as new head of Alberta’s balancing pool

Nearly seven months after losing his seat in Calgary-Elbow, former MLA Greg Clark has been hired to chair Alberta’s balancing pool. The former Alberta Party leader lost his seat in April’s provincial election to the UCP’s Doug Schweitzer, who was…

Curtailment relief for Alberta oil companies that ship crude by rail

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 31, 2019 12:17 pm Updated October 31, 2019 12:31 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Alberta government is easing production limits on oil…

Alberta government to continue with NDP’s petrochemical credit program

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 23, 2019 4:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The United Conservative government in Alberta says it will continue with a program introduced by…

3 executives ‘no longer with’ Alberta Energy Regulator

Three executive vice presidents with the Alberta Energy Regulator — an agency that’s currently under review — are no longer with the AER. In a statement Wednesday, the regulator said “executive vice presidents Carol Crowfoot, Stacey Schorr and Mark Taylor…