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News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 10, 2020  

CPP investment CEO bullish on oil despite price crash, emissions debate

He cites demand for fossil fuels, which is expected to remain strong for many years.

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

All options on table to fight oil price collapse: Kenny

Alberta premier says province’s ability to continue contributing to federal taxes is now at risk.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General Production
March 5, 2020  

OPEC looks to cut production as virus outbreak hits demand

Stalled air travel and manufacturing all but stopped in China, sapping demand for fuel following plunging crude prices.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 4, 2020  

Most Canadians unhappy with Trudeau’s handling of blockade crisis: poll

Respondents are split on whether the Coastal GasLink pipeline project should be stopped permanently or paused temporarily to negotiate further with Indigenous leaders.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 3, 2020  

Teck decision underscores investment crisis in Canada

The federal government is to blame for a significant drop in investment across 10 of the 15 major sectors of the Canadian economy.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 3, 2020  

New coronavirus stifling oil and gas economy: Kenny

Industry sideswiped as it works on efficiencies and reducing emissions, while the government focuses on job creation.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 3, 2020  

Suncor files application for base oil sands mine extension

Energy company is preparing for when the current base mine is depleted in about 2035.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 2, 2020  

Few approved oil sands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

Output could grow by as much as 1.3 million bpd but more capacity for transport needed.

News Government Oil & Gas General
February 27, 2020  

Alberta legislature resumes: Focus on jobs and bill to punish protesters

The government introduced a bill that proposes stiffer penalties for anyone who tries to shut down critical economic infrastructure, including railways

News Oil & Gas General
February 27, 2020  

Kenney warns cancelled energy projects stand in the way of Indigenous prosperity

He announced that the Woodland Cree First Nation in northwest Alberta will receive a $187,688 grant to intervene in support of Alberta’s constitutional challenge of Bill C-69

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 26, 2020  

Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion: analysts

Canadian law agencies reluctance to provide enforcement for approved projects is among competitive disadvantages.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
February 25, 2020  

Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change

Ottawa says “not true”, it is not true” Teck was told that the cabinet was going to defer.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 24, 2020  

Teck withdraws Frontier mine application, cites climate change discourse

Wants jurisdictions to have a framework in place that reconciles resource development and climate change.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 20, 2020  

Atlantic offshore energy operators raising their EH&S game

CAPP report outlines 13 near and long-term initiatives to improve environment, health and safety performance.

News Oil & Gas General
February 20, 2020  

Chiefs want RCMP, pipeline firm to leave before meeting with government

Hereditary chiefs have communicated their terms to Carolyn Bennett, the minister responsible for Crown-Indigenous relations.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 20, 2020  

Shelved Suncor thermal oil sands project wins Alberta approval

Would use steam to produce bitumen from wells, can now apply for environmental and local development permits.

News Oil & Gas Transportation General
February 20, 2020  

No injuries as CN train carrying crude oil derails in NW Ontario

CN says 31 cars came off the tracks near Emo, Ont, most carrying crude and at least two were leaking.

News Oil & Gas General
February 20, 2020  

Higher costs should kill Trans Mountain pipeline: Bloc, NDP, Greens

A Nanos survey shows respondents are increasingly uncomfortable spending public money to continue the project.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 19, 2020  

Court gives Alberta 10 days to make decision on oil sands project

Prosper Petroleum has asked the court to force the Tory government to rule on a project that was approved by the Alberta Energy Regulator in June 2018.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
February 13, 2020  

Cenovus ramps crude by rail to 120,000 bpd, no provincial contracts

Company used a provincial program that relaxed quota constraints on production if it was shipped out on new rail capacity.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 11, 2020  

Pipeline protesters expect long term change as awareness grows

Traffic blocked, nearly 60 people were arrested for obstructing busy ports in Vancouver and in nearby Delta.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 10, 2020  

Liberals face heat as cost of Trans Mountain expansion hits $12.6B

$2.5 billion already spent, leaving an additional $8.4 billion needed to complete work, plus $1.7 billion of carrying costs.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 6, 2020  

Suncor posts $2.3B loss, writes down oil sands and offshore assets

Accounts for $393 million accounts for higher capital cost estimates for the West White Rose Project.

News Oil & Gas General
February 6, 2020  

Opponents to ramp up protests against Trans Mountain in BC

The Tsleil-Waututh and Squamish First Nations may still seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada

News Oil & Gas General
February 6, 2020  

Regina police make more refinery arrests, investigating paintball damage

Unifor says the accused are Local 594 members who were on a peaceful picket line at one of the refinery gates.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
February 5, 2020  

Moe forms cabinet committee on pipeline expansions in Saskatchewan

Moe said the idea for the committee came from communities, Indigenous leaders and businesses that want to expand pipeline access into the U.S.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 5, 2020  

Kenney lauds Trudeau after latest Trans Mountain court ruling

Federal Court of Appeal’s three judges unanimously rule to dismiss four challenges by First Nations in BC.

News Energy Oil & Gas Sustainability
February 4, 2020  

Miner Teck sets target to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2050

Looking at other ways of move materials, cleaner power, efficiency measures, producing more metals used in EVs and renewable power generation.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 4, 2020  

Moe promises mediator in refinery dispute if Unifor pulls blockades

Saskatchewan premier says the illegal blockade is restricting the flow of fuel to communities across the province.

News Oil & Gas General
February 4, 2020  

Dow to expand Alberta ethylene plant: more than US$200M

The Michigan-based company will add a process furnace to increase annual capacity by about 130,000 tonnes.

News Oil & Gas General
February 4, 2020  

Federal Court of Appeal to release Trans Mountain decision

Four BC First Nations filed challenges after the federal government approved the project a second time last June.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
February 3, 2020  

Unifor blockade of Regina Co-op Refinery back up

Federated Co-operatives says in a statement that it’s still confident there’s a path to a deal.