Oil & Gas


Rising Star duo share passion for creating change in industry

Monday, October 26, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

In the spring of 2019, brothers-in-law Ben Klepacki and Connor O’Shea took a gamble and left their jobs to develop…

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Alberta to stop limits on oil production in December after nearly two years

Friday, October 23, 2020, 10:32 AM MDT

Alberta's UCP government says it will end oil curtailment quotas in December, nearly two years after the previous NDP government…

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$100 million fund to be used to cut oilpatch emissions, fuel new product development

Friday, October 23, 2020, 6:19 AM MDT

A contribution of $100 million from Ottawa will assist with the commercialization of new products from Canada's oil and gas…

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Transition finance key for Canada’s greenhouse targets, LB Says

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 7:09 AM MDT

Canada’s financial industry needs to expand access to capital markets to help transition the country with the world’s third largest…

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Western Canadian oil output still down after restoring some COVID cutbacks, CER says

Thursday, October 22, 2020, 6:08 AM MDT

The Canada Energy Regulator says most, but not all, western Canadian oil production has been restored after being cut because…

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Rising Star proud to be part of oil and gas sector

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 6 AM MDT

Shortly after graduation in mechanical engineering from the University of Alberta, Brian Van Vliet had an opportunity to experience something…

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Rising Star happy to play role helping Canadian energy industry adapt and grow

Monday, October 19, 2020, 6 AM MDT

Brett Stevenson’s academic background has prepared the native Calgarian to build a successful merchant banking firm and fund that has…

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Veteran Cathedral Energy Services CEO announces plan to retire in April

Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6:18 AM MDT

Cathedral Energy Services Ltd. says veteran CEO Scott MacFarlane plans to retire from the Calgary-based directional and horizontal drilling company…

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Oilfield safety, capitalizing on opportunities, priorities for 2020 Rising Star

Thursday, October 15, 2020, 6 AM MDT

Garrett Gramlich may be one of the youngest members of the distinguished Rising Stars group this year, but his maturity…

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OPEC+ oil boost to leave market in precarious balance, IEA says

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 6:53 AM MDT

The outlook for oil “remains fragile” as the pandemic depresses demand, and OPEC’s plans to increase supply next year will…

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Sense of community, helping others drive 2020 Rising Star

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

For Melvina Stacey the oil and gas industry represented opportunity. It meant moving away from her native Newfoundland, but it…

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‘Mentoring is two-way street’ says 2020 Rising Star

Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 6:46 AM MDT

For John Hirschmiller becoming involved in the oil and gas industry seemed almost inevitable. “I grew up in an oil…

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