Regulatory


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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​Gouging, government policies blamed for B.C. gas price spikes

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 7:30 AM MDT

It seems to be a recurring pattern in B.C. Gas prices suddenly spike $0.10 per litre in the spring, but…

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Canada to fund Indigenous groups energy projects in B.C. and Alberta

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

OTTAWA — The federal government is providing up to $6 million in funding to help Indigenous communities in British Columbia…

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ExxonMobil fined $40,000 after near miss on rig off Nova Scotia last fall

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's offshore regulator has fined ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. $40,000 after a "near miss'' incident last fall that…

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​Alberta, Saskatchewan say they have no plans to put carbon tax stickers on pumps

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 7:16 AM MDT

EDMONTON — Carbon-tax-fighting governments in Alberta and Saskatchewan say they have no plans to follow Ontario's lead and force gas…

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Group wants new agency to oversee oil and gas industry in British Columbia

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Oil and Gas Commission isn't taking action that would protect the environment in the public interest,…

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​Canada’s dependence on imported fossil fuels reaches a whole new level

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 7:31 AM MDT

Stewart Muir is executive director of the Resource Works Society, based in Vancouver. It’s already well known that eastern Canada…

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​Trump promotes Shell plant that will turn Marcellus gas into plastics

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump showcased growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania's natural gas deposits by turning gas…

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​Trump plans to end methane curbs that oil companies want to keep

Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 7:13 AM MDT

The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities,…

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