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…

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…

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…