Pieridae Energy buying Shell Alberta natural gas assets to feed LNG plant
Proposed $10-billion LNG project is to produce about 10 million tonnes per year.
Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario criticize passage of federal environment bills
Bill C-48 and Bill C-69 passed in Senate, but still face opposition.
Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers
Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Alberta energy war room must avoid online mudslinging: experts
Kenney government aims to get the $30-million Calgary-based war room running this summer.
Kenney seeks alliance with Quebec’s Francois Legault
Wants to revive what he called the historic alliance between the two provinces.
Alberta bill in fall to help First Nations invest in energy projects
The province to provide $1 billion to provide financial backstops and loan guarantees.
TC Energy selling stake in Northern Courier pipeline to AIMCo for $1.15B
TC Energy will retain a 15% stake and remain the operator of the pipeline.
Alberta regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake
Oilfield firms that engage in hydraulic fracturing within five kilometres of the dam must report any seismic events greater than 1.0 magnitude.
Green’s call for ban on foreign oil imports, use Alberta oil instead
Promise is in line with the Conservative party’s economic and climate strategy.
Alberta throne speech followed by bill to repeal provincial carbon tax
An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax will kill Alberta’s greenhouse gas levy as of May 30.
Carbon tax on agenda in upcoming Alberta legislature session
Kenney has appointed a panel to come up with ways to reduce spending in the budget this fall.
Kenney says provincial carbon tax will die May 30
Ending the tax would open the door to the federal government imposing its tax.
Construction accident in Alberta’s energy sector kills two workers
RCMP and the provincial Occupational Health and Safety Department are investigating.
Ballard fuel-cell modules to power trucks in Alberta hydrogen project
AZETEC will test hydrogen’s ability to fuel the province’s freight transportation sector.
Feds to exempt oil sands from new reviews
…unless new Alberta premier Jason Kenney lifts emissions cap.
Cenovus says Alberta production curtailments are working
Energy company showed a profit in Q1 compared to a loss a year ago.
Oil and gas sector applauds pro-business Alberta government
But province’s difficulty in moving oil to market will remain a major challenge.
Kenney’s premiership to pose challenges, opportunities for Trudeau
Kenney could be a foil for Trudeau in the months to come.
Kenney says Bill 1 will repeal the carbon tax; swearing in set for April 30
He plans to recall the legislature in the third week of May.
Kenney’s UCP defeats NDP with majority in Alberta election
UCP took back many of the breakthrough NDP wins in Calgary and rural regions in 2015.
Decision day in Alberta: Voters head to polls in provincial election
Rachel Notley’s NDP goes up against Jason Kenney’s United Conservatives.
Alberta’s UCP would create Indigenous crown corporation, help investments
In the leadup to the April 16 provincial election, Kenney has been hammering the Alberta NDP and federal Liberals.
Alberta Liberal leader would give municipalities veto over oil and gas drilling
David Khan would provide municipalities greater autonomy by amending the Municipal Government Act.
Alberta NDP’s Notley promises $1.4B to expand network of roads for heavy loads
Re-elected NDP government would work to increase the network to cover 10,000 kilometres over the next six years.
Carbon tax, oil and gas investment dominate Day 2 of Alberta campaign
Notley plans to double incentives for petrochemical and upgrading projects over the next decade to $7 billion.
Alberta government announces further easing of oil production restrictions
Effective June 1, the province will allow 3.71 million barrels per day to be produced.
Oil curtailment mistakes spawn costly Alberta rail plan: Husky execs
Punishes companies like Husky that have made investments in refineries and pipeline capacity, rewards those that have not.
CP Rail CEO objects to oil production curtailments
Keith Creel told a US audience governments stepping in isn’t healthy in a commercial space.
Alberta Opposition Leader Jason Kenney says he would shelve oil by rail deal
Premier Rachel Notley announced the province will lease 4,400 railcars to get more oil to foreign markets.
Cenovus Energy vows to build crude by rail capacity
Company is confident Alberta will encourage its as an alternative to delayed new export pipelines.
‘Not out of the woods:’ Alberta easing oil production cuts as price improves
Cost differential narrows but lack of pipeline capacity continue to impede critical market access.
Alberta to partially backstop new $2B dollar bitumen upgrader
Would convert 77,000 barrels of diluted bitumen daily into medium synthetic crude and an ultra low sulphur diesel.