Oil sands tailings pond approval terms shortened for former Shell facilities
Plans beyond the next few years do not meet the AER’s requirements and government policy.
Shell to proceed with BC energy plans despite political uncertainty
Will maintain production in the Montney region, move toward final investment decision on Kitimat LNG decision.
Quest for a million: Shell’s CCS reaches a milestone
The $1.35 billion CO2 capture and storage project transforms carbon emissions into near-liquid that’s pumped into porous rock formations.
Shell Canada head stepping down
Current vice-president of unconventionals and North America for Shell has been tapped as the company’s new leader effective Jan. 1.
Sask. to Alberta: don’t give up on carbon capture
NDP government plans to move away from what it sees as costly, ineffective technology.
Shell Canada delays Carmon Creek project startup
Energy producer wants to refine project design and retender some contracts.
Sulphur recovery issue shuts down Shell’s Scotford upgrader
Energy company was monitoring air quality when tests revealed sulphur dioxide levels were below guidelines.
LNG projects in BC want federal tax break
The BC LNG Developers Alliance wants planned gas terminals treated as manufacturing operations to gain tax concessions.
Shell Canada taps Amazon ‘warehouse’ approach to cut oil sands costs
The energy giant says the cost savings of the approach will add up to about $20 million a year.
No gas at Shell stations in Alberta due to “upset” at Scotford refinery
It’s not known when the problem at the refinery will be solved.
Siemens to supply gas turbines at Shell’s Carmon Creek project
The heavy oil project is expected to produce about 80,000 barrels of bitumen per day using steam recovery methods.
Neil Young adds Keystone XL pipeline to his protest tour
TransCanada rebutts latest salvo from the rocker that Keystone oil would go to “dirtiest” country on earth (China).
Alberta regulator approves Shell oil sands expansion despite concerns
Environmental effects from Shell’s output increase would cause damage that couldn’t be fixed, report concludes.
Teck and Shell swap oilsands leases, ending dispute
The swap sees each company now controlling an unbroken chunk of land, rather than isolated pieces.
BC bans oil and gas exploration work in northern aboriginal territory
Shell agrees to abandon plans to drill for coalbed methane.
Shell, Aux Sable offgassing project cuts refinery emissions
Offgas plant cuts Scotford refinery emissions by 125,000 tonnes.
First Nations move to block Shell’s Jackpine oilsands mine
Aboriginal band says the energy giant and Alberta failed to adequately consult them over the project’s design.
In Nova Scotia, Shell’s looking for oil, not natural gas
The company’s six-year exploration agreement is the largest exploration rights bid in Atlantic Canada.
Shell technology tackles oil sands tailings challenge
CALGARY: Shell Canada has started-up its commercial-scale Atmospheric Fines…