The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) has announced the publication of its second annual transmission pipeline industry performance report. The 2016 report shares details on how CEPA members are performing in the areas of safety and the environment and how the industry is contributing to the well-being of Canada.
Due to the overwhelming effects the wildfires have had in northern Alberta, in particular, the Municipality of Wood Buffalo and City of Fort McMurray, dmg :: events and the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo have announced the 2016 Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference will not take place as planned in 2017 and is now rescheduled for September 12-13, 2017.
Juniper Systems, Inc. recently announced the availability of its nonincendive Class I, II, and III, Division 2-certified version of the Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet. Called “Mesa 2 Hazloc,” the tablet is certified to perform safely in hazardous locations where explosive gases, liquids, vapors, dusts, or fibers and flyings may be present.
Bear Head LNG Corporation, Inc. has received Governor in Council approval for a licence to import natural gas from the United States and a licence to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Bear Head LNG’s project site on the Strait of Canso in Richmond County, Nova Scotia.
The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) permitted Shell Canada to resume drilling with restrictions at its Cheshire L-97 exploration well.
Forecast growth in Canadian oil production shows new major oil pipelines are urgently needed to deliver safe, secure and reliable energy to domestic and world markets, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers has announced in its 2016 Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation report.
Supporting clean technology will improve the environmental performance of Canada's oil and gas sector and will help address climate change while Canada transitions to a low-carbon economy over time.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has announced that the funding available to eligible intervenors for the Energy East hearing has been doubled from $5 to $10 million — the largest amount ever provided through its Participant Funding Program. The NEB also released the list of participants, as well as the schedule and locations of the Panel sessions.
Wellmann Group supplies on-site transport & weighing services to the whole Guinean Gulf region. On the Lagos based NIGERDOCK fabrication yard, Wellmann recently performed the transportation of the heaviest Oil & Gas structure ever manufactured in Nigeria. The 50 x 60m sized topside weighed 3,340 tons and was handled on four groups of synchronized Nicolas MHD SP modular trailers totaling 128 axle lines.
"The National Energy Board (NEB) found TransCanada's Energy East application to be complete, which means that we are one step closer to having this important project approved," said Patrick Dillon, Business Manager of the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario. As of today, 21 months remain before the NEB's report on Energy East is presented before the federal cabinet for a final decision on the project.
After just three auctions in 2016, Ritchie Bros.' Edmonton, AB team has already sold CA$451+ million of equipment and trucks—a 14% increase in sales compared to the same period last year. This includes a CA$91+ million (US$70+ million) auction held this week at the Edmonton site (June 14 – 16, 2016).
The Government of Canada believes the environment and the economy can go hand in hand. Accordingly, proposed major resource projects need to undergo a thorough review and must carry the confidence of Canadians if they are to proceed.