Paul Wells

Paul Wells is a reporter with the Daily Oil Bulletin (DOB). He joined JWN in 2006, where his beats include environmental issues and unconventional resources.

From 1992 to 2002, Paul was an editor for two the Cochrane Times and Airdrie Echo. He had his own freelance business from 1995 until 2005 and regular clients included Sun Media (special sections), the Calgary Herald and Alberta Report.


​LNG Canada project a ‘significant milestone’ for the country, London event hears

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 7:09 AM MST

The long and winding road that eventually led the $40 billion LNG Canada project to get shovels in the ground…

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ESG front and centre in Canadian LNG’s efforts to attract investment

Friday, December 6, 2019, 7:22 AM MST

While Canada’s nascent LNG industry boasts many attractive qualities such as cheap and abundant feedstock, selling the sector’s environmental, social…

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​Imaginea Energy CEO Suzanne West dies after battle with cancer

Wednesday, March 7, 2018, 4:44 PM MST

Suzanne West, founder and president and CEO of Imaginea Energy Corp., died Tuesday after a short battle with brain cancer.…

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Notley announces halt to imports of B.C. wine as Trans Mountain saga continues to heat up

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 5:41 PM MST

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley stepped up her push-back on the British Columbia government’s continued opposition of the Trans Mountain pipeline…

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​Canadian revenue dominates NCS Multistage first results as a public company

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 2:15 PM MDT

In its first results report as a public company, NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. said its first quarter revenues increased 154…

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​Carr not losing sleep over international oil majors divesting oilsands

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:59 PM MDT

Federal Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr says he’s not concerned that recent deals that have seen ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch…

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The companies that dominate the oilsands are staying and figuring out how to get bigger

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 7:53 AM MST

While the oilsands sector is still licking its wounds from the fallout of the oil price collapse, the ability of…

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Expanding SAGD cogeneration could help environment, public grid

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 7:39 AM MST

Expanding the use of combined heat and power technology (called cogeneration) at oilsands SAGD projects would cut more greenhouse gas…

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Montney magic: The top 10 players in Canada’s ‘most important resource play’

Monday, February 13, 2017, 7:29 AM MST

In a recent presentation on western Canada’s Montney play to a gathering of U.S. investors, TD Securities’ Juan Jarrah pulled…

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Get ready for more Montney consolidation deals: analyst

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 7:27 AM MST

Ten years ago, when explorers began punching holes in the Montney gas play south of Dawson Creek, B.C., nobody could…

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K​inder Morgan Canada president keenly aware that Trans Mountain opposition will likely mount

Thursday, December 1, 2016, 7:27 AM MST

While the federal government’s approval of the Trans Mountain expansion is welcome news, Kinder Morgan Canada’s top official is well…

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