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Indigenous energy summit to discuss pipeline ownership options

January 16, 2019

First Nations that produce oil and gas in Canada will hear presentations Wednesday at the Indigenous Energy Summit on how they might take ownership of major energy projects, including the Trans Mountain pipeline. Steven Saddleback of the Indian Resource Council

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RCMP reviewing procedures after pipeline blockade arrests

January 15, 2019

The RCMP will review the actions of its officers who arrested 14 people at an Indigenous pipeline blockade in northwestern British Columbia last week. The Mounties enforced a court injunction Jan. 7 allowing Coastal GasLink workers and contractors access to a

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Notley fed up with federal inaction on pipeline

January 15, 2019

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley expressed frustration again Monday about a lack of progress in completing the Trans Mountain pipeline. Notley’s comments came after a federal cabinet shuffle that left Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi in his portfolio. She said that’s probably

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Growing presence in Canadian power generation has new director

January 14, 2019

Jeff Reid has been named director of Canada for the Burns & McDonnell Energy Group, which is the company’s power generation division. In this new role, he will oversee new generation opportunities, power generation upgrades, retrofits and related expansion activities throughout all provinces

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Ottawa pledges support for Saskatchewan geothermal facility

January 14, 2019

A new geothermal power facility near Estevan, Sask. is receiving $25.6 million in funding from Ottawa. The project – led by DEEP Earth Energy Production Corporation – is the first of its kind in Canada. “DEEP’s project has the potential to transform how

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Heavy crude prices inch upwards amid production cutbacks

January 14, 2019

Output cuts in Alberta and Saudi Arabia are combining to leave heavy-crude refiners from the Gulf of Mexico to Asia in a bind. While curtailments in Alberta have propelled local prices to their strongest level in almost a decade, other

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Shell looks to sell Canadian refinery, focusing on LNG project

January 14, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is seeking buyers for an Ontario refinery and some sour gas facilities in Alberta as the company focuses on its $31 billion liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia. “These assets have been a cornerstone of

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Founding members stepping down as Canbriam transforms leadership team

January 14, 2019

Canbriam Energy announced the retirements of two of its founding members, CEO Gary Gardiner and Chief Technology Officer, John Nieto. In addition, Chief Financial Officer Rob Froese and the VP of Drilling & Completions, Art Flaws, are retiring. “The contributions

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U.S. arctic drilling plans draws concern from Canada, First Nations

January 14, 2019

The Canadian government, two territories and several First Nations are expressing concerns to the United States over plans to open the calving grounds of a large cross-border caribou herd to energy drilling, despite international agreements to protect it. “Canada is concerned

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“Plugging in” docked container ships seen as solution to GHG emissions, noise

January 11, 2019

The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has selected Schneider Electric Canada Inc. to develop a solution to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG), air emissions and noise from ships while docked at Centerm Container Terminal which is operated by DP World Vancouver. Schneider