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26 10, 2018

Scam Alert

By |2018-10-26T12:51:06-06:00October 26th, 2018|News Home Page, PTAC News|0 Comments

It has been brought to PTAC’s attention that a company has been claiming to sell our organization’s membership contact details. This is a scam and is NOT endorsed by PTAC. Our organization does not publicly post membership contact details, nor do we sell such information to third-parties under any circumstances. If you receive an email from [email protected], [...]

19 10, 2018

Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada Awarded the ESAA Environmental Innovation Award

By |2018-10-22T07:43:22-06:00October 19th, 2018|PTAC News|0 Comments

Banff, Canada / October 19, 2018 / Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada - PTAC is honoured to have received the Environmental Services Association of Alberta (ESAA) Environmental Innovation award on October 11, 2018 at the Remediation Technologies Symposium at the Banff Springs hotel in Banff, Alberta. This award recognizes the tireless teamwork, innovation, and [...]

18 09, 2018

Climate Change Innovation and Technology Framework Launches Three Networks

By |2018-09-18T14:29:38-06:00September 18th, 2018|PTAC News|0 Comments

Three networks launched in Alberta to reduce GHGs and provide economic opportunities. ALBERTA, Canada / Sep. 12, 2018 / Alberta Innovates – The Climate Change Innovation and Technology Framework (CCITF) program is announcing the launch of three networks in Alberta to help reduce greenhouse gasses and provide unique opportunities for Albertans. [...]

23 07, 2018

Energy Researchers Take Developments in the Lab to Downtown Calgary

By |2018-07-23T07:44:28-06:00July 23rd, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

Oil and gas industry professionals hear first-hand about promising UCalgary research By Jennifer Allford, for the Office of the Vice-President (Research), University of Calgary July 23, 2018 From a chemical dust that can reduce the viscosity of bitumen in the reservoir to better hydraulic fracturing, scores of people in oil and gas have heard first-hand [...]

4 07, 2018

Creative Destruction Lab: Call for Applications

By |2018-07-04T10:46:16-06:00July 4th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

The Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a financing and mentorship program for seed-stage massively scalable, technology and science-based startups. The program’s objective-setting methodology enhances the performance of technical founders who learn from the insights of experienced entrepreneurs, increasing their probability of success. Since 2012, over 1000 founders representing more than 500 companies have participated [...]

6 06, 2018

Nurturing Oil and Natural Gas Innovation – A perspective from Soheil Asgarpour, President, Petroleum Technology Alliance Canada

By |2018-06-06T09:31:32-06:00June 6th, 2018|PTAC News|0 Comments

Today, the oil and natural gas industry is driven more by technology and innovation than by resources. Some 25 years ago, a first wave of innovation delivered sustainable technologies such as 3-D seismic and horizontal drilling – and pushed out the ultimate date for so-called “peak oil.” A second wave provided disruptive technologies, such [...]

5 06, 2018

CAPP Releases Report on Competitive Climate Policy and Supporting Innovation Investment

By |2018-06-05T10:10:50-06:00June 5th, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has released a report highlighting how crucial it is for Canada to have the right policies, including climate, in place that maintain a vibrant and competitive oil and natural gas sector. We want to be leaders, especially in developing innovative technologies that reduce emissions and other environmental [...]

23 05, 2018

Pneumatic Vent Gas Measurement 

By |2018-05-23T13:20:48-06:00May 23rd, 2018|PTAC News|0 Comments

Air emission inventories are becoming an increasingly important method of monitoring and reporting on industry emissions, for the public, governments and individual companies. Governments are using emission inventories to negotiate international treaties, establish air emissions policy measures and targets and develop emission forecasts. It is important that upstream oil and gas operators have access to [...]

23 03, 2018

The Alberta Innovates/Husky Energy CHOPS Methane Challenge

By |2018-03-26T12:14:16-06:00March 23rd, 2018|Industry News|0 Comments

In December 2017, the Government of Alberta (GOA) published the Climate Change Innovation and Technology Framework (CCITF) as the overarching guide for the government’s investments in innovation and technology to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while preparing our province for the lower carbon economy of tomorrow. Alberta Innovates, on behalf of Economic Development & Trade, [...]