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News Energy Government Manufacturing General
March 26, 2018  

Ontario energy minister downplays dispute between auditor and electricity system operator

Lysyk’s agency launched a special audit late last year, said IESO is using “bogus” accounting practices.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 21, 2018  

Judge dismisses residents’ court challenge of NS tire burning project

Lafarge plans to burn about 20 tonnes of tires a day in place of fossil fuels such as coal.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 21, 2018  

Oil sands technology alliance aims for cuts in industry’s need for steam

It’s responsible for about 56 million tonnes per year of the total of 71 million tonnes of GHGs emitted.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
March 19, 2018  

Alberta suspends caribou protection plan, asks for assistance from Ottawa

Wants to collaborate with the feds rather than have an environmental protection order imposed.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 19, 2018  

TransCanada says no material change expected from US pipeline tax change

Master limited partnerships to recover an income tax allowance from cost of service tariffs no longer allowed.

News Energy Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 15, 2018  

Power utilities forced to adapt as climate change brings wilder weather

Significant weather events have consistently increased over the last five years, according to the CEA.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 15, 2018  

NEB approves 266 km TransCanada pipeline abandonment in NW Alberta

Plan calls for the removal of a 9 km section of the pipeline running through the Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation Reserve Land.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 15, 2018  

Ottawa offering $500M for projects aimed at cutting greenhouse gasses

$50 million of the total set aside for Indigenous communities, SMEs, non-profits and small municipalities.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 15, 2018  

Act now or forever play global catch up on clean technology: report

Smart Prosperity Institute says clean technology will be a $2.2-trillion industry worldwide by 2022.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 14, 2018  

Nexen Energy pleads not guilty in oil sands explosion that killed two workers

Men were doing maintenance inside a hydrogen compressor building at the Long Lake upgrader when the explosion occurred.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 14, 2018  

Condensate growth boosts Seven Generation’s Q4 revenue, income

Results linked to company’s status as Canada’s largest producer of condensate.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 14, 2018  

Trans Mountain seeks permanent injunction against protesters in court

Interim injunction granted as it tries to prevent protesters from blocking two work sites.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
March 14, 2018  

Horgan says court is the best place for pipeline debate with Alberta

BC premier says the province will test its jurisdiction on environmental and economic grounds.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Facilities Maintenance General Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
March 14, 2018  

Suncor says Syncrude maintenance turnaround planned for April to start early

Will help deal with an issue that is constraining capacity on a line that feeds bitumen from the mine to the upgrader.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 12, 2018  

Alberta commits extra $1B on incentives for more oil upgrading

Money is to be used for loan guarantees, grants and royalty credits.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 9, 2018  

Shock and oil: Alberta premier threatens to turn off taps in BC dispute

Notley said the government will not stand for further delays and harassment.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 7, 2018  

Alberta politicians to debate motion on pipelines as legislature set to resume

Backs Premier Rachel Notley’s fight with BC over the Trans Mountain pipeline.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 5, 2018  

Kenney threatens to limit flow of oil to BC, and put toll on natural gas

Alberta opposition leader warns of serious consequences for BC if it blocks the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 5, 2018  

IEA says crude by rail shipments to more than double to 390,000 barrels a day

Could peak as high as 590,000 barrels in 2019 if producers don’t resort to crude storage in peak months.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 28, 2018  

Trump’s plan to ease climate change rules riles Californians

Hundreds push back at hearing over EPA’s efforts to repeal restrictions on power plant emissions.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 12, 2018  

Suncor Energy increases stake in Syncrude, acquires stake in Fenja Development

Buying Mocal Energy’s 5% interest in the oil sands developer for approximately $920 million.

News Energy Manufacturing General
January 22, 2018  

Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panels

US solar business has boomed in recent years, driven by falling prices from imports.

Insight Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 18, 2018  

Forging new sources for biofuel, hydrocarbon-based products

Innovation turns low-grade fats and oils into valuable fuel.

Feature Energy Manufacturing General
December 10, 2017  

Save energy: Cash in on Ontario’s rebate programs

Programs are tailored to help mitigate high energy costs.

Feature Energy Transportation General Sustainability Technology
December 10, 2017  

Gaining traction: Ballard’s faith in hydrogen is paying off

Is the clean tech innovator about to achieve its breakout moment?

Insight Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
November 29, 2017  

Fossil fuels remain key to energy future: report

US is eager to grab new business, underscoring the urgent need to secure access to offshore markets.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 20, 2017  

Ontario must pull the plug on painful electricity-related policies

Rates for industry are among highest in North America, thanks to a series of bad policy decisions.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 1, 2017  

The short-circuit in Ontario’s manufacturing sector

High electricity prices are responsible for 75,000 manufacturing job losses.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
September 12, 2017  

Another blow to pipeline projects in Canada

NEB to judge projects based on greenhouse gas emissions upstream and downstream.

Insight Energy Manufacturing General
September 5, 2017  

Ontarians pay a high price for ‘globally adjusted’ electricity

Years of government mismanagement of the power sector must be corrected

Feature Energy Government Manufacturing Sustainability
August 24, 2017  

What’s up with tidal energy?

An OREA project will fill tidal energy knowledge gaps and look at issues related to conversion technologies.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations
August 22, 2017  

Our $38-million-a-day gift to Americans

Donald Trump says Canada’s energy exports are unfair to the US, but he’s clearly unaware that we’ve given Americans the biggest trade gift ever…