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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

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 9, 2020  

Alberta petrochemical project cost estimate rises to about $4.9B

Dehydrogenation and polypropylene upgrading plants will turn propane into plastic pellets for shipment to manufacturers around the world.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Technology
January 6, 2020  

Canadian oilpatch hopes float on Prairie helium drilling prospects

Cooling agent of choice for superconducting magnets in research and medicine.

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January 1, 2020  

Some businesses thrived, many lagged during pandemic in 2020

Here are the lists of winners and losers

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 19, 2019  

Indigenous opposition to pipeline shouldn’t outweigh others: Provinces

Court heard from four Indigenous groups from British Columbia on Trans Mountain.

News Government Oil & Gas General
December 16, 2019  

First Nation alleges Ottawa withheld info during Trans Mountain consultation

Indigenous groups arguing in the court the Canadian government predetermined the outcome before its latest approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 11, 2019  

Chevron looking to sell its 50% stake in its Kitimat LNG project

Lower long-term prices for oil and natural gas will reduce the value of its assets.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
December 10, 2019  

Cenovus capital spending to edge higher in 2020, production to rise

Increase largely due to a deferral of spending following the mandatory production curtailments in Alberta.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General
November 27, 2019  

Rail strike, pipeline spill lead Alberta to extend oil curtailment levels

Government will gradually increasing the amount that can be produced.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 25, 2019  

Feds won’t explain how pipeline expansion will raise $500M in tax revenue [UPDATED]

Cited by the government when it approved the project a second time last June.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 25, 2019  

Canacol making LNG for retail customers in Colombia

Will replace diesel, fuel oil, compressed natural gas and propane that cost more or have higher emissions.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 20, 2019  

Competition Bureau clears Pembina Pipeline deal

Buying Kinder Morgan Canada and the US portion of the Cochin system.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 19, 2019  

Trans Mountain received $320M in government subsidies: report

Money included direct subsidies and indirect subsidies that were not clearly disclosed to taxpayer.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 18, 2019  

Tanker crash, fuel spill prompts BC ministry monitoring

About 25% of the crude being transported spilled on the ground or into the nearby river.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 11, 2019  

Keystone pipeline restarted after breach in North Dakota

TC Energy will operate the pipeline at a reduced pressure with a gradual increase in the volume of crude oil.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 7, 2019  

Failure of Houston Oil & Gas threatens to create up to 1,400 orphan wells

Estimated abandonment and reclamation bill associated with wells, pipeline segments and other assets is $81.5 million.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 1, 2019  

Cenovus boosts oil output plans on curtailment relief for rail

To startup its $675-million, 50,000-barrel-per-day Christina Lake phase G oil sands expansion project.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 1, 2019  

Encana HQ move to US an oilpatch ‘tragedy’: Cenovus CEO

Foreign companies have also taken billions of dollars with them as they left the Canadian oilpatch.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
October 31, 2019  

Keystone pipeline shut down to investigate potential ND oil leak

Some wetlands appear to have been affected, but not any sources of drinking water.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 30, 2019  

Alberta climate plan for industry retains key parts of old legislation

$30 a tonne for emissions over benchmark or collect credits if beneath.