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Majority of Canadians “tired of nothing getting built”

March 13, 2019

A significant proportion of Canadians and British Columbians are in favour of resource development projects, a new Research Co. poll conducted on behalf of LNG Canada — a liquefied natural gas project currently under construction in Kitimat, B.C. — has

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Indigenous artifacts at construction site not likely there originally: regulator

March 12, 2019

Indigenous artifacts found at the construction site of a contentious pipeline project were likely not in their original location, says British Columbia’s energy regulator. According to Canadian Press, the Unist’ot’en clan – a hereditary house group of the Wet’suwet’en First

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Forestry sector advocate Peter deMarsh among dead in Ethiopian plane crash

March 11, 2019

Forest Products Association of Canada President and CEO Derek Nighbor issued the following statement today upon learning that Peter deMarsh, a life-long advocate of the Canadian forest sector and woodlot owners, was among those who perished in Sunday’s crash of

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Cognite to build North American HQ in U.S.

March 11, 2019

Cognite, a provider of structured and contextualized data for industrial applications, today announced that it will enter the North American technology market and open a U.S. headquarters facility this summer. Global demand for Cognite solutions has gone far beyond the

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Pipeline delays spook traders on long-term crude market

March 11, 2019

North American energy traders are reluctant to take up long-term positions on Canadian crude price moves, preferring to stick to spot deals, as uncertainty around government intervention in the market grows following delays to a critical pipeline project. According to

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No fracking link to second Alberta earthquake

March 11, 2019

A second earthquake in less than a week shook central Alberta on Sunday, although a seismologist notes it occurred in a different geologic region than a quake last week that’s been linked to fracking. Honn Kao with the Geological Survey of Canada told Canadian

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Norway dumping shares in oil & gas – including Canadian companies

March 8, 2019

Norway’s (US)$1-trillion wealth fund, the biggest of its kind in the world, will begin dumping shares in oil and gas companies including some Canadian names, but stopped short of barring major producers like Suncor, ExxonMobil and Chevron. The move was

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Petrochemical upgrade facility receives boost from Alberta’s energy diversification strategy

March 8, 2019

Alberta is throwing its support behind Inter Pipeline Ltd’s new $600 million petrochemical upgrading facility that would produce valuable consumer products derived from propane like acrylic acid, that is used in many everyday consumer products. “For decades, Albertans settled for less

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Line 3 delay makes oil sands project expansion unlikely

March 8, 2019

The CEO of MEG Energy Corp. says a one-year delay in Enbridge Inc.’s Line 3 pipeline replacement project makes it highly unlikely it will approve an option to spend about $75 million to complete an expansion of its Christina Lake oil sands project in

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Gluts aren’t deterring flurry of oil sands land grabs

March 8, 2019

Drillers are moving ahead in a corner of Canada’s oil sands that saw a flurry of land grabs in recent years, unfazed by a glut of crude that depressed prices last year and the mandatory production cuts that followed. Cenovus