Tourmaline Oil buys two privately held oil and gas firms for $526M
Expects its production at the end of 2020 to be about 400,000 boe/d with the successful completion of the two acquisitions.
Hundreds of coal mining jobs to end as Transalta switches to natural gas
Will result in hundreds of mine job losses as employment drops to 40 to 50 people involved in reclamation work.
Maxim Power switches from coal to natural gas near Grande Cache
GE Gas Power helps with the conversion, power plant now generates half the NOx emissions of coal.
2020’s crude price crash offers a bright spot for natural gas producers
Futures contracts have recently surged to a nearly four-year high of about $2.75 per thousand cubic feet.
FortisBC implementing a Clean Growth Innovation Fund
Focused on supporting innovation that reliably and economically reduces emissions.
Electrifying Quebec’s economy will require natural gas: MEI
Research paper contends there’s not enough hydro capacity with power being used for heating.
Wet’suwet’en pact with Ottawa and BC disputed by elected chiefs
They don’t support the proposed MOU on rights and title, hereditary chiefs have signed on.
OPG’s Atura Power finalizes purchase of TC Energy natural gas assets
Includes combined cycle power generating plants in Napanee, Halton Hills and Toronto.
Ontario expanding natural gas to more communities
Construction work has officially started to build a natural gas distribution pipeline and facilities to serve Scugog Island
Saskatchewan going ahead with natural gas power station
Will use both gas and a steam turbine to produce electricity.
Trump to promote turning natural gas into plastics in Pennsylvania
Part of a continued push by the administration to increase the economy’s dependence on fossil fuels.
Low prices, LNG uncertainty add to frustration for natural gas producers
Industry was staggered by project delays and all but halted by declining global price trends.
Natural gas producers demand government action in open letter to Kenney
The CEOs say their gas price problems have developed over many years.
Global boom in natural gas is undermining climate change action: report
One expert says the idea that natural gas is a solution for climate change is “a fallacy.”
Woodfibre LNG developer buying Calgary natural gas producer
Pacific Oil & Gas strikes cash deal for Canbriam Energy, which produces natural gas from BC’s Montney formation.