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News Oil & Gas General
May 28, 2019  

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.

News Government Oil & Gas General
November 29, 2018  

New Brunswick legislators set to vote on partial lifting of fracking moratorium

The decision of the former Tory government of premier David Alward to embrace the shale gas industry was polarizing.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General
November 19, 2018  

Resource firm planning new N.B. wells if Tories lift fracking moratorium [UPDATED]

Corridor Resources wants to expand but the previous Liberal government imposed a moratorium in 2014 that prohibits hydraulic fracturing.

News Oil & Gas General
October 30, 2018  

Bedrock stress a factor in fracking-caused earthquakes: study

While the link between fracking and earthquakes is well-established, precisely how that link works remains mysterious.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
September 18, 2017  

Anti fracking suit seeks to block BLM oil drilling in Nevada

Conservation groups say the Bureau of Land Management is reversing course on limiting drilling on a vast stretch of federal land.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
June 30, 2017  

Seeking energy dominance by exporting oil, gas and coal to global markets.

Seeking energy dominance by exporting oil, gas and coal to global markets.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Transportation General Sustainability
October 31, 2016  

No environmental concerns after train hauling sand derails

25 rail cars that came off the track were carrying fracking sand.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 31, 2016  

Too many unknowns to recommend fracking in NL

Review panel calls for a continued freeze until risks and benefits are better understood.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
May 27, 2016  

NB fracking ban will continue indefinitely: minister

Government will not allow fracking unless conditions include a water disposal plan and consultation with First Nations are met.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 30, 2016  

NB fracking moratorium stays until conditions met

Government wants a plan for regulations, waste-water disposal, consulting First Nations, a royalty structure and a social licence.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 29, 2016  

Business groups urge an end to NB fracking moratorium

Jobs that would be created to lift province out of and economic slump.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
December 16, 2015  

BC confirms August quake caused by fracking

A 4.6-magnitude seismic event typically aren’t a risk to public or environmental safety

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
September 9, 2015  

Ruling ends fracking water licence at BC’s Tsea Lake

Flawed science, lack of consultation cited; Nexen can use water it has stored in area pits only.

News Energy Manufacturing General
August 27, 2015  

Fracking company linked to BC temblor in 2014

Progress Energy paused operations last week when another quake occurred.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 20, 2015  

Canuck companies vie for more of frack sand market

There are challenges, but producers are optimistic for industry’s long-term potential.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
June 15, 2015  

Small earthquake hits Northern Alberta

Same area as other quakes were linked to fracking.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
March 26, 2015  

Ont. rejects NDP call for natural gas fracking ban

Liberals say there’s no need to outlaw something that’s not happening.

News Energy Government Oil & Gas General Sustainability
March 25, 2015  

NB appoints commission to study conditions on fracking

Energy Minister Donald Arseneault says moratorium won’t be lifted until government’s conditions are met.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
March 9, 2015  

Yukon regrets releasing fracking docs to media

E-mail to other government departments mistakenly went to local reporter.

Insight Energy Government Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
December 28, 2014  

Keep your dirty oil, just send the cheque

Without energy equalization payments, healthcare, education and social programs would suffer from major funding cuts.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 18, 2014  

Albertans tell province to do more to protect water

Government offers a 20-point conservation action plan, but most measures won’t kick in until 2016.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
December 2, 2014  

NB premier wants fracking moratorium by Christmas

More information needed before allowing it to go ahead.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
October 30, 2014  

Questions swirl over NB Liberal position on fracking

It’s accused of wavering on an election promise to impose a moratorium.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General
October 29, 2014  

NS approves disposal of 5M litres of fracking waste

Will be used as a coolant at a Lafarge cement plant in Brookfield.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
October 9, 2014  

Environmental coalition says bill to ban fracking is badly flawed

Nova Scotia Fracking Resource and Action Coalition says there’s shortcomings related to the definition for fracking, community consent and exemptions for research.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 5, 2014  

Nova Scotia missing economic opportunity with fracking ban: finance minister

Joe Oliver argues that fracking is ongoing in several provinces without any contamination of drinking water.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 4, 2014  

Nova Scotia bans fracking for onshore shale gas

Energy Minister Andrew Younger said Nova Scotians have made it clear they are “not comfortable” with fracking.

News General
August 12, 2014  

Newfoundland launches external review of fracking

Panel of experts will be tasked with examining industry’s potential impact.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 24, 2014  

Ottawa criticized for leaving fracking chemicals off pollutant list

US report finds 29 of 750 chemicals are considered toxic or carcinogenic.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
April 21, 2014  

BC environment minister warned about LNG GHG emissions

The province’s dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses some big environmental challenges.

News Energy General Production
March 25, 2014  

LNG terminal on Oregon coast gets conditional approval

Calgary-based Veresen leads the $7 billion liquefied natural gas project.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability Technology
January 8, 2014  

Critics say plans to increase exports of LNG could accelerate fracking boom

Approving liquefied natural gas exports could lead to higher prices that could harm the economy