Plant.ca

Industry
Oil & Gas

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 31, 2020  

New talks planned over disputed gas pipeline in northern BC

Wet’suwet’en say they have agreed to the discussions in an effort to de-escalate the dispute over the Coastal GasLink pipeline.

News Oil & Gas General
January 31, 2020  

Industry group forecasts $2B rise in oil and gas spending this year

After spending declines in four of the past five years, about 6% more will be invested in the Canadian upstream sector this year compared with 2019

News Oil & Gas General
January 30, 2020  

Former UN committee member defends stance on LNG pipeline in BC

Committee called for three major resource projects in BC to be halted until free, prior and informed consent of all affected Indigenous groups was granted.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 30, 2020  

Panel suggests schools ‘balance’ climate change, oil sands lessons

Looking for research, evidence-based knowledge to be transferred to students through curriculum.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 30, 2020  

Cenovus credits quota easing as it ramps up crude by rail

Shipments to 100,000 barrels per day by the end of last month, which energy company says bodes well for its oil sands expansion plans.

News Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 29, 2020  

Alberta’s climate plan part of decision on Teck oil sands mine: Wilkinson

Environment minister says decisions on new projects consider how they fit with Canada’s goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.

News Oil & Gas General
January 28, 2020  

Former MP Nathan Cullen appointed BC liaison in pipeline dispute

Will work with Wet’suwet’en leaders, the RCMP, Coastal GasLink, the provincial public sector and other parties.

News Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 28, 2020  

Kenny wants Ottawa to approve Teck mine for benefit of First Nations

Alberta premier says there is no reason to delay the go-ahead for the $20.6-billion project near Wood Buffalo National Park.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
January 21, 2020  

Oil and gas industry needs to do more on climate change: IEA

Report says the industry requires a variety of approaches depending on an individual company’s circumstances.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 16, 2020  

Supreme Court to hear BC case to halt Trans Mountain expansion

Key Constitutional question is whether BC’s authority to protect its own environment can include interfering in a federal project.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 14, 2020  

LNG pipeline will proceed despite protests: Horgan

Courts have ruled in favour of the project, the rule of law will apply.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
January 13, 2020  

BC human rights commissioner asks Canadian government to halt pipeline project

Believes Canada is shirking its obligations as a signatory to the UN Committee for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
January 10, 2020  

Oil sands producer Cenovus aims for ‘net zero’ GHG emissions by 2050

CALGARY — Oil sands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. will