Regulatory


Cenovus expects to quickly boost oilsands production with new curtailment relief for rail

Friday, November 1, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc. says it will add as much as 70,000 barrels per day of oilsands output following…

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​Curtailment relief for Alberta oil companies that ship crude by rail

Friday, November 1, 2019, 7:12 AM MDT

CALGARY — The Alberta government is easing production limits on oil companies prepared to move more of their product on…

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​Ottawa needs to repair Western relations to benefit from tomorrow's oilsands success

Thursday, October 31, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

Justin Trudeau’s minority government is apparently agonizing over who is the least-worst person to act as a symbolic olive-branch bearer…

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​Alberta tables climate plan for industry; retains key parts of old legislation

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 7:24 AM MDT

EDMONTON — Alberta has introduced a new climate plan for the province's big greenhouse gas emitters that it says will…

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​Comment period opens for $20.6 billion Frontier oilsands mine

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7:35 AM MDT

CALGARY — The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is inviting public comment on the proposed Frontier oilsands mine project in…

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​Alberta budget weakens environmental, climate monitoring: Opposition

Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 7:17 AM MDT

EDMONTON — The Alberta budget tabled last week cuts funds for environmental monitoring and for managing greenhouse gas emissions.Critics say…

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Water shortages could plug CleanBC climate-change electrification plan

Monday, October 28, 2019, 7:12 AM MDT

B.C. could face seasonal or long-term water shortages and hydroelectric production disruptions lasting weeks or months by 2050, the year…

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​B.C. backing proposal for LNG bunkering hub

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:34 AM MDT

The B.C. government is throwing its support behind FortisBC and the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority in their efforts to develop…

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Kenney cuts spending in bid to balance Alberta budget by 2023

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:29 AM MDT

Alberta’s new conservative government announced spending cuts and some tax increases in an effort to balance the budget by 2023…

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Husky CEO says curtailment program preventing Alberta spending despite tax cut

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:22 AM MDT

CALGARY — The CEO of Calgary-based Husky Energy Inc. says social media speculation that layoffs put in place the morning…

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What Canada’s 2019 election means for energy and unity

Friday, October 25, 2019, 7:15 AM MDT

Canada is increasingly a country of energy pessimists and energy optimists, where the nation’s economic foundation of oil and gas…

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Three senior executives leave Alberta Energy Regulator

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 7:30 AM MDT

Three executive vice-presidents “are no longer with the AER,” the Alberta Energy Regulator said in a statement on Wednesday. Carol…

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