Richard Macedo

Richard Macedo is editor of the Daily Oil Bulletin. He started as a DOB reporter in 2006 after writing for publications in all corners of British Columbia, including three years covering oilpatch issues at the daily newspaper in oilfield services centre Fort St. John.  

Early blast of winter cuts western Canada rig activity

Friday, September 21, 2018, 1:32 PM MDT

Early snowfall across areas of northwestern Alberta and the Cold Lake region last week has had a big impact on…

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​Rig activity continues to drop in Western Canada

Thursday, April 12, 2018, 4:12 PM MDT

Rig activity continued to drop in Western Canada this week, with a weekly decline of 13 rigs as the typical…

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Notley appoints ‘task force’ to advise on response to B.C.

Monday, February 12, 2018, 7:05 AM MST

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley on Friday announced the appointment of a group to advise the provincial government on economic and…

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​Rig count In western Canada declines ahead of the holiday season

Thursday, December 21, 2017, 6:02 PM MST

Rig activity steadily declined this week in western Canada as operators laid down rigs ahead of the holiday season. There…

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​Fewer rigs at work heading into the long weekend

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 5:09 PM MDT

Fewer rigs were drilling in the Western Canada Sedimentary Basin this week ahead of the Labour Day long weekend, according…

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​Canada’s rig count increases, led by Tourmaline

Thursday, August 24, 2017, 5:28 PM MDT

Western Canada’s overall rig count climbed this week. Across Western Canada, there were 224 rigs at work Thursday afternoon (35…

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Western Canada’s active rig count dips

Friday, July 28, 2017, 6:49 AM MDT

There were five fewer active rigs Thursday afternoon across Western Canada compared to the close of last week.According to Rig…

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Canadian crude oil exports by rail up for second consecutive month

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 2:49 PM MDT

In March, Canadian crude oil exports by rail climbed for the second month in a row to 155,655 bbls per…

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​Alberta should ‘embrace the 21st century’ says B.C. Green leader

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 1:35 PM MDT

During a press conference announcing a governing deal between the B.C. NDP and the B.C. Green parties, Green Party leader…

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Alberta may not be subject to federal methane regs: This week's best quotes

Friday, May 26, 2017, 2:31 PM MDT

Here are some of the best quotes from news coverage in the Daily Oil Bulletin for the week ending May…

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​Competitiveness ‘top of mind’ on methane regs: McKenna

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 3:21 PM MDT

Competitiveness is “top of mind” for the federal government, environment minister Catherine McKenna said Thursday in Calgary in announcing new…

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Data analytics pays off 'very, very quickly' in oil and gas: This week's best quotes

Friday, May 19, 2017, 1:34 PM MDT

Here are some of the best quotes from news coverage in the Daily Oil Bulletin for the week ending May…

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