Alberta and BC are dropping the gloves over pipelines
Notley warns of retaliation if BC’s obstruction of the pipeline continues.
Saskatchewan premier says his province will also table BC oil ban bill
Bill aims to give the energy minister authority to intervene in the market, via direct licences to companies.
Alberta move to cut energy shipments expected to hit more than BC fuel prices
Could damage Alberta and Canadian businesses and citizens as well as those in BC.
The high cost of pipeline obstructionism
A lack of capacity to cheaply transport crude is costing Canada billions.
BC rejects Trudeau’s claim it has been silent on Trans Mountain demands
List of items was provided to the federal Liberals right after BC warned it was considering restricting the flow of diluted bitumen.
Energy shippers nervous about Alberta plan to control oil, gas exports
Would have the power to direct truckers, pipeline companies and rail operators on how much product can be shipped and when.
Paramount pipeline leaks 290,000 litres of oil, saltwater in Alberta
Pipeline has been isolated and depressurized, cleanup is underway.
Horgan still blocking Trans Mountain after meeting with PM, Notley
Trudeau insists the Kinder Morgan pipeline is within federal jurisdiction, Horgan’s government has no authority to block it.
Trudeau pledges money, new law to make Trans Mountain pipeline happen
…But positions of Notley and Horgan appear all the more entrenched after April 15 meeting.
OEB pulls plug on Hydro One Orillia Power Distribution deal
Not satisfied no harm assessment test requirement had been met.
Tide turns for Canada’s oil industry, but pipeline issues a constraint
Ability to expand export markets beyond North America key to competitiveness.
Notley ‘a little bit more convinced’ about federal action on Trans Mountain
Morneau vowed to consider all options to get Kinder Morgan Inc.’s stalled pipeline project moving again.
Muskrat Falls report recommends soil removal from megaproject’s reservoir
Initiatives aimed at limiting a spike of methylmercury in wild food sources, such as fish and seals.
Morneau, Notley to talk about how to get Trans Mountain back on track
Singh suggests a joint reference question to the Supreme Court of Canada to fast-track a resolution on jurisdictional issues.
New technologies won’t cure Canada’s export oil pipeline headaches
Refinery with a carbon capture is processing upgraded synthetic crude now, moving to processing raw bitumen soon.
Ex-Ontario political aide gets four months jail for deleted gas plant e-mails
David Livingston, chief of staff to former Liberal premier Dalton McGuinty, led from court in handcuffs. Will appeal.
Cabinet to hold emergency meeting in bid to save pipeline expansion
The pipeline is within federal jurisdiction, but BC premier is trying to use provincial power to kill the expansion.
Kinder Morgan Canada shares open lower after BC pipeline work suspended
Will consult with stakeholders on the viability of its $7.4-billion project with continuing opposition from the government.
Political solution needed for Trans Mountain project: Kinder Morgan CEO
Alberta premier Rachel Notley is looking at investing in the project to ensure it’s completed.
Pollution to products: CO2 competition enters final round
The 10 finalists will collect $5 million in prize money, or $500,000 apiece.
Alberta premier spells out retaliation in ‘frank chat’ with BC premier
Introducing legislation this week to give Alberta the power to reduce oil flows to the provinces.
Trans Mountain pipeline on hold as pressure mounts on BC to drop opposition
Decision based on the BC government’s legal challenges to the pipeline, the need to protect shareholders.
Cenovus Energy hires Husky Energy executive as its next chief
Energy executive replaces Ivor Ruste who is set to retire on April 30.
Trudeau heads west with his environment and economy balancing act
Trans Mountain pipeline protesters plan to give him a less-than-warm welcome.
Carbon tax revenue could go straight to Ontario residents: McKenna
Warning in response to Tory Leader Doug Ford’s plans to scrap cap-and-trade and reject a carbon tax.
Crescent Point buys ‘dominant’ stake in Alberta’s East Shale Duvernay oil play
Largest oil producer in Saskatchewan and has assets in North Dakota and Utah.
Putin and Erdogan to launch Turkey’s 1st nuclear reactor
Turkey and Russia have put aside traditional rivalries and differences on regional issues to forge closer ties.
Toshiba CEO promises turnaround in 5 years, beefed up ethics
Company will withdraw from all overseas nuclear operations as energy business moves toward renewables.
New Brunswick town explores geothermal energy at old mine site
Engineers could begin tapping into the green energy source by 2020.
NB Power settlement for Point Lepreau project could lead to lower rates: CEO
The utility had asked the province’s Energy and Utilities Board to raise rates by about 2%.
Alberta gets ‘definitive victory’ on Trans Mountain appeal in federal court
Federal Court of Appeal dismissed BC government’s bid to challenge a NEB ruling allowing Kinder Morgan to bypass local bylaws during construction.
Husky faces charges from 2016 oil spill into the North Saskatchewan River
225,000 litres of diluted heavy oil from a Husky pipeline near Maidstone was spilled.