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News Energy General Sustainability Technology
December 8, 2020  

TransAlta acquires a stake in EMG and its wastewater technology

PurEffluent produces a biogas stream that can be used as fuel to generate electricity.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
December 8, 2020  

Environment groups fight KXL despite Biden’s promise to block pipeline

The cite international banks lined up to back the projects as evidence they are far from dead.

News Energy General Production
December 8, 2020  

Federal officials hear arguments on Enbridge pipeline tunnel

Canadian pipeline company wants to drill a nearly 6.4-kilometre tunnel through bedrock under the Straits of Mackinac.

News Energy General
December 8, 2020  

Cardinal Energy jumps on billionaire Edwards’ increased investment

Proceeds of the private placement are to be used to repay 5.5% subordinated convertible debentures maturing on Dec. 31.

News Energy General
December 8, 2020  

Layoffs at Husky worksite after company gets $41.5M in public cash

Will leave just 10 skilled tradespeople at a site that once employed 2,700.

News Energy Manufacturing General
December 7, 2020  

Funding for General Fusion from US Department of Energy

Potential to improve the quality of the plasma used to create fusion.

News Energy General
December 4, 2020  

Hydrogen’s future murky despite home heating projects in Alberta, Ontario

Will take time and government support to overcome cost competitiveness, lack of infrastructure.

Insight Energy Government Oil & Gas Economy General Sustainability
December 3, 2020  

How to cut global emissions, boost the economy

Exporting LNG to displace coal is a powerful way to lead in helping to reduce global emissions.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
December 3, 2020  

Baytex Energy sets lower capital budget for 2021

Spending of between $225 million and $275 million next year.

News Energy Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

Enbridge starts construction on Line 3 in Minnesota

Energy company is replacing the deteriorating pipeline, built in the 1960s, runs at only half its original capacity.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 25, 2020  

Imperial Oil to lay off 200 workers following cost cutting analysis

Also reduced the number of contractors it employs by about 450 since the start of the year.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production Sustainability
November 25, 2020  

May be no need for Trans Mountain expansion: Canada Energy Regulator

Under an evolving scenario, Line 3 alone is enough added capacity to handle an 15% increase before peaking in 2039.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 25, 2020  

Imperial Oil to end Syncrude services contract as Suncor takes over

Switching operatorship a sign the oil sands mining industry has evolved from a high-cost and risky, to more proven and predictable.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 24, 2020  

Fossil fuels declining, but still big in Canada’s energy use by 2050: report

Even with many more policies to curb emissions, oil and gas would still make up nearly two-thirds of energy sources.

News Energy Manufacturing General Production
November 24, 2020  

US Army Corps of Engineers approves key Line 3 permit

It’s compliant with all federal laws and regulations, decision is based on balancing development with protecting the environment.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
November 24, 2020  

Suncor agrees to begin operating Syncrude by end of next year

Agreement required from Imperial Oil Resources, CNOOC Oil Sands Canada and Sinopec Oil Sands Partnership.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
November 23, 2020  

Public could be on the hook for costs of decommissioning NL offshore

…but how much of it will be borne by taxpayers is not public information.

News Energy General
November 23, 2020  

Boralex signs $283M deal for control of seven US solar power plants

Operations were commissioned between 2014 and 2017 with long-term power purchase agreements.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 20, 2020  

Boralex consolidates ownership in three wind farms with CDPQ stake

They have long-term power purchase agreements with Hydro-Quebec Distribution, expiring between 2032 and 2033.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Production
November 19, 2020  

Drilling forecast calls for 14% rebound in 2021 from depths of 2020

The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors expects 3,771 wells to be drilled next year.

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 19, 2020  

Small nuclear reactor plan laying out key actions coming in a few weeks

Proponents consider them ideal as part of the regular electricity grid and remote locations, but critics point to radioactive waste.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
November 18, 2020  

TC Energy says Keystone XL pipeline fits Biden agenda

Forging ahead with construction despite president-elect’s vow to rip up the presidential permit allowing it to cross the border.

Insight Energy General
November 17, 2020  

Why oil and gas are fundamental to Canada

$493 billion in energy revenues paid to governments since 2000 is more than family allowance and children’s benefits since 1970.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
November 17, 2020  

Natural Law Energy inks deal with TC Energy to invest in Keystone XL

Indigenous group represents four First Nations in Alberta and one in Saskatchewan.

News Energy General
November 17, 2020  

General Fusion commissions AL_A to design fusion demonstration plant

Will showcase the Vancouver energy innovator’s magnetized target fusion.

News Energy General
November 13, 2020  

45,000 L of oil spilled at Churchill Falls hydroelectric station in Labrador

From a transformer on Oct. 29 after a mechanical failure and a fire, cleanup ongoing.

News Energy Manufacturing General
November 12, 2020  

Shell customers can offset carbon emissions for two cents per litre

Will help energy company to produce or buy offset credits to reduce net CO2 emissions from production, refining and burning of fossil fuels.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 12, 2020  

Methane emissions from oilpatch twice as high as thought: survey

Could complicate regulatory attempts to nearly halve releases over the next five years.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
November 10, 2020  

Biden win bad news for Keystone XL, but new relationship with Canada

Better aligned with Canada’s federal stance on climate change, could make Canadian companies more competitive with their US peers.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
November 5, 2020  

Tourmaline Oil buys two privately held oil and gas firms for $526M

Expects its production at the end of 2020 to be about 400,000 boe/d with the successful completion of the two acquisitions.

News Energy General Sustainability
November 5, 2020  

Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas

Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
October 29, 2020  

Husky Energy reports $7B loss in Q3, hit by impairment charges

Related to lower long-term commodity price assumptions and reduced capital investment.