16 08, 2016

Alberta’s oilsands emissions cap will cost $250B but do little to cut greenhouse gas, Fraser Institute says

By |2017-10-20T16:47:58-06:00August 16th, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

CBC News Calgary The Alberta government's 100-megatonne emissions cap on future oilsands development will leave hundreds of billions of dollars in the ground while doing little to reduce greenhouse gases, says a report by the Fraser Institute. The report estimates Alberta's proposed cap will cost the national economy more than $250 billion in lost production between [...]

8 06, 2016

Natural gas is a key piece of Canada’s climate puzzle, at home and abroad

By |2016-08-17T16:52:29-06:00June 8th, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

Tim Mcmillan, The Globe and Mail As part of the Paris climate treaty, Canada has signalled its collective commitment to do its part to tackle global climate change. This is no small task. But it’s doable, and natural gas has a strategic role to play for the long term. It will require realistic, achievable solutions [...]

1 06, 2016

The Biggest Oil, Gas, Midstream and Service Companies of the Year 2016

By |2016-08-17T17:06:10-06:00June 1st, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

Alberta Oil-The Business of Energy Low oil prices have taken a toll on the Alberta Oil 200, with oilfield services firms bearing the brunt of the storm In last year’s edition of “The 200,” we said we were in “The Calm Before the Storm.” This year, the deluge has swept companies into the maelstrom of [...]

24 05, 2016

Climate Leadership Plan to Reduce Carbon Pollution Moves Alberta Forward

By |2017-10-20T16:47:58-06:00May 24th, 2016|Industry News, News Home Page|0 Comments

This proposed law implements key elements of Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan. It will create jobs by investing in a higher-value, lower-carbon, energy-efficient economy. It will help Alberta do its part by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption, and improving the energy efficiency of Alberta homes, businesses and public buildings. Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan is widely supported in both the energy industry and in civil society. Alberta is taking its place as the leader on these issues. “Our plan to reduce carbon pollution will diversify the economy, create jobs, protect the health of Albertans

16 05, 2016

What Canada Needs to Do to Capture the Energy Market

By |2017-10-20T16:47:58-06:00May 16th, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

Kirk Morrison, Alberta Oil-The Business of Energy Energy is critical to our way of life and it’s only going to get more important, especially as we try to figure out how to square our demands for energy with the impacts of climate change Lately there has been a lot of talk about Canada being too [...]

21 04, 2016

Alberta Government Releases Royalty Technical Formulas

By |2016-08-17T17:18:46-06:00April 21st, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

Daily Oil Bulletin Oil and gas producers in Alberta can move ahead on drilling and investment plans for 2017 with new technical formulas now available, the Alberta government announced late this morning. These formulas are part of the next step in implementing Alberta’s Modernized Royalty Framework and will determine royalty rates and certain cost allowances. [...]

20 04, 2016

Alberta, B.C. discuss deal to swap pipeline for electricity

By |2016-08-17T17:22:53-06:00April 20th, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

Gary Mason, The Globe and Mail Multilateral talks are ongoing between the B.C. and Alberta governments centring on a deal that would see one help facilitate the construction of an oil pipeline to the West Coast in exchange for a long-term contract to buy electricity. NDP Premier Rachel Notley said in an interview she is [...]

5 04, 2016

Virtually no drilling this summer’: Canada natural gas players fight for market share

By |2017-10-20T16:47:58-06:00April 5th, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

Calgary Herald Seven Generations Energy Ltd. and Tourmaline Oil Corp. are coming out on top in a battle for market share in Canada’s natural gas industry as prices wallow near an 18-year low and drilling is forecast to reach a virtual standstill this summer. The Calgary-based companies, along with Arc Resources Ltd. and Peyto Exploration & Development [...]

10 03, 2016

U.S.-CANADA JOINT STATEMENT ON CLIMATE, ENERGY, AND ARCTIC LEADERSHIP

By |2017-10-20T16:47:58-06:00March 10th, 2016|Industry News|0 Comments

Government of Canada  President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth.  They emphasize and embrace the special relationship between the two countries and their history of close collaboration on energy development, environmental protection, and Arctic [...]