Regulatory


Federal government announces new Canada Energy Regulator appointments

Thursday, August 29, 2019, 6:46 AM MDT

Cassie Doyle, a former deputy minister of Natural Resources Canada and a former Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) board member, will…

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​Steel industry says ‘hundreds of thousands’ of Canadian jobs lost with Ottawa’s LNG exemptions

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 7:23 AM MDT

The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction says the federal government is giving away hundreds of thousands of jobs to China…

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Alberta oil curtailment extended to end of 2020, number of impacted producers reduced

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 3 PM MDT

Alberta’s curtailment of oil production is being extended by one year, to the end of 2020, the province announced on…

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Bonterra has 70 workers cleaning up oil spill site in Alberta creek

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. — Bonterra Energy Corp. says it has 70 workers cleaning up the site of an oil emulsion…

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N.L. oil spills leave regulator unhappy with performance of offshore industry

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 7:06 AM MDT

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The chairman of Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore oil industry regulator says back-to-back spills from the Hibernia…

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​Kenney slams Legault on equalization comments: 'If you want to benefit from our oil and gas wealth, stop blocking pipelines'

Monday, August 19, 2019, 4:32 PM MDT

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney shot back at Quebec Premier Francois Legault on Monday as the two continue to spar over…

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​Oil companies persuade states to make pipeline protests a felony

Monday, August 19, 2019, 7:46 AM MDT

After protesters disrupted construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota by chaining themselves to construction equipment and pitching tents…

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​Husky to resume full production at White Rose following spill investigation

Monday, August 19, 2019, 7:30 AM MDT

Husky Energy expects to ramp back up to full rates this week at its White Rose project offshore Newfoundland and…

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Pipeline rupture sends about 250 barrels of oil into Alberta creek

Monday, August 19, 2019, 7:12 AM MDT

DRAYTON VALLEY, Alta. — The Alberta Energy Regulator says a pipeline has spilled 40,000 litres, or about 250 barrels, of…

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Nominate a Rising Star!

Friday, August 16, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

The Daily Oil Bulletin and Fluor Canada are searching for the best and brightest in the Canadian oil and gas…

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​Trump’s oil sanctions leave Russian exporters $1 billion richer

Friday, August 16, 2019, 7:09 AM MDT

U.S. President Donald Trump’s sanctions against Iran and Venezuela have inadvertently increased demand for a Russian brand of crude oil,…

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B.C. tanker ban already benefiting Canada’s competitors

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 1:53 PM MDT

Stewart Muir writes about energy and natural resources. He is based in British Columbia.A new Canadian law that will make…

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