The Ontario government's announcement to spend up to $100 million to support the introduction of renewable natural gas without considering more affordable energy solutions, such as low-emission propane, is a missed opportunity.
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has expressed disappointment with the New Brunswick government's decision to extend the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
TransCanada Corporation has announced that its Coastal GasLink pipeline project now has 13 signed project agreements with First Nations and is in continuing consultation with an additional eight First Nations along the proposed pipeline route. Kitselas First Nation and McLeod Lake Indian Band are among the latest First Nations to have signed agreements that outline benefits and commitments that will be provided to these communities during construction and for as long as the pipeline is in service.
Despite drastically reduced commodity prices, a changing political climate, and the inability to access new markets for Canadian oil products Canada's oil and energy sector remains positive about its global position as it adapts to new market realities that depend on collaboration between industry, government, special interest groups, and the general public. Adaptability in a shifting landscape are the focus of PwC's annual report; Energy Visions: Customers, Carbon, and Costs, A New Business Model Now?
Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Jim Ellis, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Energy Regulator, have announced the establishment of a three-member joint panel to review Teck Resources Limited's proposed Frontier Oil Sands Mine project in northern Alberta.
The National Energy Board (NEB) has issued a Board Order to TransCanada Keystone Pipeline GP Ltd. (Keystone) to ensure that environmental protection and mitigation measures continue on the Keystone XL project (Project) despite the US Department of State's decision of November 3, 2015 to not issue a Presidential Permit to construct and operate the US section of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
OPW Engineered Systems, part of OPW's Fluid segment within Dover Corporation, has added the LYNX coupler to its complete line of terminal solution offerings. Based on OPW Engineered Systems' existing couplers, LYNX incorporates a U-pin design that enables an operator to disassemble the coupler in a matter of seconds.
A recent UBC study could make it easier for oil and gas companies to prevent pipeline failures.
The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) commends the National Energy Board (NEB) for recommending the federal government approve the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and concluding the Project is in the best interest of our country.
Fortis Inc. has announced that Fortis Hawaii Energy Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, has entered into an agreement with Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc., to export liquefied natural gas ("LNG") to Hawaii to be used for local power generation.
To further support its work in encouraging mineral, coal, and oil and gas exploration investment in British Columbia through the collection and distribution of publicly available geoscience data, Energy and Mines Minister Bill Bennett announced that the Province will provide $5 million in funding to Geoscience BC.
Global Petroleum Show (GPS) will kick off in Calgary, Alberta from Tuesday, June 7 to Thursday, June 9 at Stampede Park. The annual event will welcome industry professionals from across the globe to discuss timely and relevant topics as they relate to the oil and gas industry. As the industry continues to respond to both the current economic climate and the ongoing challenges in the Fort McMurray region, the Show and its impact on the oil and gas industry are more important than ever.
Ressources & Energy Squatex and its partner Petrolympic Ltd. have announced a major reassessment of resources for the eastern part the Massé structure performed independently by Sproule Associates Limited. The Massé structure is located in the Lower St. Lawrence permits, some 25 km southeast of Mont-Joli, in the Appalachian Basin of Quebec. Squatex owns a 70% interest in 656,093 hectares (1,621,241 acres) of exploration permits in Quebec over which it is the operator under a joint operation agreement with Petrolympic (30%).
The Bakken oil and gas field is leaking a lot of methane, but less than some satellites report and less than the latest Environmental Protection Agency inventory for petroleum systems, according to the researchers’ calculations. That's the finding of the first field study measuring emissions of this potent greenhouse gas from the Bakken, which spans parts of North Dakota and Montana. The work was published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres.