oil and gas

Alberta justice minister cleared in ethics case tied to oil funding inquiry

Alberta justice minister cleared in ethics case tied to oil funding inquiry

“They were simply acquaintances in Calgary who occasionally communicated”

Alberta justice minister cleared in ethics case tied to oil funding inquiry
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration gave energy companies hundreds of breaks on payments for oil and gas extraction from U.S. lands and the Gulf of Mexico during the pandemic, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Trump administration cuts oil, gas fees in hundreds of cases

Critics argue breaks on fees unnecessary

  • Jun 11, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration gave energy companies hundreds of breaks on payments for oil and gas extraction from U.S. lands and the Gulf of Mexico during the pandemic, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Alberta’s Opposition leader Rachel Notley called for the head of the province’s energy regulator to resign over the suspension of monitoring in the oil patch, in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta First Nations appeal suspension of environmental monitoring in oilpatch

Calls for head of Alberta Energy Regulator to resign

Alberta’s Opposition leader Rachel Notley called for the head of the province’s energy regulator to resign over the suspension of monitoring in the oil patch, in a June 8, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Oil and gas spending estimates adjusted lower as uncertainties persist

Oil and gas spending estimates adjusted lower as uncertainties persist

  • Jun 8, 2020
Biden vowing to rip up Keystone XL approvals if former VP wins White House

Biden vowing to rip up Keystone XL approvals if former VP wins White House

Biden is no stranger to standing in the way of the Calgary-based TC Energy project

Biden vowing to rip up Keystone XL approvals if former VP wins White House
Alberta’s energy regulator said Calgary-based Pieridae Energy’s attempted purchase of the southern Alberta assets from Shell Canada goes against the intent of environmental laws, in a May 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Alberta’s energy regulator said Calgary-based Pieridae Energy’s attempted purchase of the southern Alberta assets from Shell Canada goes against the intent of environmental laws, in a May 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Enbridge Inc. reported a first-quarter loss of over one billion, in a May 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Enbridge Inc. reported a first-quarter loss of over one billion, in a May 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Imperial Oil Ltd. has reported the death of 50 birds that landed on tailings areas near its Kearl oilsands project in northern Alberta, in a May 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Imperial Oil Ltd. has reported the death of 50 birds that landed on tailings areas near its Kearl oilsands project in northern Alberta, in a May 5, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Trainees Dan Brook and Bradley Williams are directed by instructor Clint Dyck while training to lay down drill pipe on a rig floor, at Precision Drilling in Nisku, on January 20, 2016. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Trainees Dan Brook and Bradley Williams are directed by instructor Clint Dyck while training to lay down drill pipe on a rig floor, at Precision Drilling in Nisku, on January 20, 2016. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Lobbying in Ottawa hit monthly records amid oil crash and pandemic, stats show

Lobbying in Ottawa hit monthly records amid oil crash and pandemic, stats show

February and March are typically among the heaviest lobbying periods

Lobbying in Ottawa hit monthly records amid oil crash and pandemic, stats show
Crescent Point Energy Corp. further reduced its capital spending plan, as well as its production, in an April 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Crescent Point Energy Corp. further reduced its capital spending plan, as well as its production, in an April 20, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers CEO Tim McMillan said Canada’s energy sector is facing an unprecedented fiscal assault from a global collapse in oil prices, in an April 17 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers CEO Tim McMillan said Canada’s energy sector is facing an unprecedented fiscal assault from a global collapse in oil prices, in an April 17 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Global pact forged to contain oil price crash

Global pact forged to contain oil price crash

Countries agree to cut about 9 million barrels a day

Global pact forged to contain oil price crash
Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape
Premier noted unemployment rate headed to 25 per cent Tuesday. CP photo                                Premier noted unemployment rate headed to 25 per cent Tuesday. CP photo
Premier noted unemployment rate headed to 25 per cent Tuesday. CP photo                                Premier noted unemployment rate headed to 25 per cent Tuesday. CP photo
The global economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the oil industry in the U.S., in an April 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
The global economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the oil industry in the U.S., in an April 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Cenovus. (The Canadian Press)

Cenovus spending cut expected to set trend as sector adjusts to oil prices

Analysts said Canadian oil production this year is expected to fall as more producers follow Cenovus’s example

Cenovus. (The Canadian Press)

Alberta premier says all options on table to fight oil price collapse

Jason Kenney says government will do whatever it takes to rescue province from oil price collapse

FILE - Pumpjacks at work pumping crude oil near Halkirk, Alta., June 20, 2007. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal)

Oil prices plunge: Alberta Opposition leader urges premier to resubmit budget

Rachel Notley says Premier Jason Kenney needs to withdraw his budget and submit a new one

FILE - Pumpjacks at work pumping crude oil near Halkirk, Alta., June 20, 2007. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal)
Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

The Alberta Energy Regulator lists about 30 approved but not operating in situ projects

Environment and Climate Change Minister Jonathan Wilkinson responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday, February 25, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld