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News Oil & Gas General
June 18, 2020  

Coastal GasLink set to lay first pipe as it ramps up LNG pipeline

Construction also begins this summer on a compressor and metering stations.

News Oil & Gas General
June 18, 2020  

800 Enbridge staff take voluntary buyouts offered to cut costs

The Calgary-based pipeline company announced in May it would defer $1 billion in capital spending this year

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 16, 2020  

Scientists criticize Alberta’s monitoring suspension, lack of consultation

Most of it could have been done safely, says Jay White, president of the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations
June 15, 2020  

Trans Mountain says pipeline has restarted after spill in Abbotsford, BC

Cause of the spill related to a fitting on a one-inch, or 2.5-centimetre, piece of pipe.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
June 12, 2020  

Alberta ends agency created to handle green rebates and programs

Will be folded into other departments or the current Emissions Reduction Alberta.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 9, 2020  

Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of monitoring in oilpatch

Appeal argues suspensions were made without any rationale linking specific activities to COVID-19 risks.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
June 9, 2020  

Oil and gas spending estimates adjusted lower as uncertainties persist

$23.3 billion to be invested in Canada this year, down from about $37 billion in a January forecast.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
June 5, 2020  

First Nations, environmentalists ask for restart of oilpatch monitoring

Companies no longer have to monitor fumes released by burning, or look for and repair leaks of methane, a greenhouse gas.

News Oil & Gas General
June 2, 2020  

Trans Mountain reaches ‘key milestone’ as construction begins in BC

Will deliver about 300,000 barrels of petroleum products daily, but expansion will boost to 890,000 barrels.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
May 28, 2020  

BC swamped with funding applications to restore oil and gas wells: minister

The federal government announced in April BC would receive $120 million to clean up inactive oil and gas sites.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
May 26, 2020  

Gathering limits make it a ‘great time to be building a pipeline:’ Alberta minister

Sonya Savage said, “Now is a great time to be building a pipeline because you can’t have protests of more than 15 people”

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 20, 2020  

Observers warn lawsuits likely if Democrat Biden cancels Keystone XL

Candidate’s comment represents a significant risk for the US$8-billion project.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 14, 2020  

Chiefs, governments to sign rights understanding after BC pipeline protests

Memorandum doesn’t address Wet’suwet’en opposition to the pipeline, part of a $40-billion LNG export terminal project in Kitimat.

News Energy Oil & Gas Economy General
May 14, 2020  

Norway’s wealth fund excludes oil sands investments over GHG emissions

Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, Suncor Energy and Imperial Oil are out.

News Government Oil & Gas General
May 14, 2020  

BC lays out $120 million plan to clean up inactive oil and gas wells

Premier John Horgan says restoring more than 2,000 inactive oil and gas wells would support upwards of 1,200 jobs.