Why scientists intentionally spilled oil into a Canadian lake
A research team carefully spilled dilbit into mini-lakes to uncover the real-world responses of the oil and its impact on aquatic life
New pipelines and mines must show path to ‘net zero’
The Impact Assessment Act was passed before the last election to overhaul how federal environmental assessments are done
Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain approval
The court dismissed the appeal July 2 from the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxweyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band, effectively ending the years-long legal battle over the project
Trans Mountain reaches ‘key milestone’ as construction begins in BC
Will deliver about 300,000 barrels of petroleum products daily, but expansion will boost to 890,000 barrels.
Alberta government stands by Savage’s pipeline, COVID comments
Minister said on a podcast that gathering limits make it a “great time to be building a pipeline.”
Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion: analysts
Canadian law agencies reluctance to provide enforcement for approved projects is among competitive disadvantages.
Non-destructive testing firm Eddyfi/NDT acquires NDT Global
Company will now have 1,000+ employees working in 20 global offices and serving customers in 110 countries.
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
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.
Alberta judge denies B.C.’s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps’ bill
The legal battle is part of the fallout over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
Kinder Morgan income falls despite rise in pipeline, terminals revenue
Earnings boosted by the gain on the sale of controversial pipeline expansion to federal government.
Liberals nominate well known anti-pipeline activist to take Montreal NDP seat
Steven Guilbeault in 1993 helped found a major environmental advocacy group in Quebec called Equiterre.
Corporate Calgary ready to trade pipeline, tax protests for Stampede partying
Tough economic times have had an effect on Calgary’s landmark festival.
Liberals reject most Tory amendments to environmental assessment bill
Environment groups hailed the government’s decision as a win for the planet.
Oil lobby group calls for more timely regulatory regime for pipelines
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers released its election wish list on Monday.
Scheer promises coast to coast energy corridor as he outlines economic vows
Will ensure Canada no longer needs foreign oil – and be “fuelled exclusively by Canadians by 2030.”
Pro-pipeline protesters chant outside natural resources minister announcement
Protest by the group Canada Action attracted about 300 people.
Ahead of Trudeau meeting, Kenney calls assessment bill a threat to unity [UPDATED]
Kenney spent as much or more time during the Alberta election campaign attacking Trudeau than his main provincial adversary, Rachel Notley.
PSAC cuts oil and gas drilling forecast again as slowdown deepens
Slowdown due to decaying investor confidence as export pipeline projects are delayed.
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.
More oil to market in Canada requires more pipelines: NEB
Report says moving more oil by rail is also not a “perfect substitute” because doing so is more expensive and complex.
Cenovus Energy vows to build crude by rail capacity
Company is confident Alberta will encourage its as an alternative to delayed new export pipelines.
Alberta premier fed up with federal government for inaction on oil and gas
Notley said partisanship should have nothing to do with support for the resource sector.
Trudeau touts controversial pipeline project in speech to supporters in BC
The PM was heckled by Indigenous protestors over arrests at a pipeline blockade in northwestern BC.
TransCanada name change ‘de-emphasizes’ Canada for leery investors: analyst
TransCanada says its new name, TC Energy, reflects its diverse business interests in pipelines, power generation and energy storage operations.
Groups preparing new Trans Mountain legal challenge, argue government’s mind made up
Trudeau has said many times the pipeline is going to be built.
Ottawa to announce $1.6B boost Tuesday for battered energy sector
It is a package based, in some ways, on those offered to softwood, steel and aluminum producers.
Energy assessment law needed to avoid another Trans Mountain impasse, PM says
Trudeau believes his government’s Impact Assessment Act will fix a flawed review process.
New Brunswick premier hopes to convince Quebec of Energy East benefits
Energy East could help Alberta oil prices, says Blaine Higgs.
New NB premier hopes to bring Energy East pipeline back from the dead
Blaine Higgs said he discussed Energy East two weeks ago with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Alberta buying its own rail cars to move oil without feds: Notley
The province has already started talks with a third party to buy enough rail cars and locomotives to put two more oil trains a day on the tracks.
Keystone XL pipeline builder asks judge to allow some work
A year-long delay would cost TransCanada US$949 million.