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Is there a fracking link to Red Deer earthquake?

March 5, 2019

The Alberta Energy Regulator is investigating to see if a fracking operation caused an earthquake in central Alberta Monday. Natural Resources Canada told the National Post a 4.6-magnitude earthquake rocked Sylvan Lake and Red Deer just before 6 a.m. The federal

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U.S. governor wants to cut out-of-state pipeline protest funding at the source

March 5, 2019

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said that she’s proposing legislation before construction begins on the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would create a way to go after out-of-state money that funds pipeline protests. The legislation would let the state follow

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Ottawa’s Minerals and Metals Plan unveiled at PDAC

March 5, 2019

The Canadian Minerals and Metals Plan was unveiled yesterday at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto, Ont., with government officials on hand calling it a milestone in Canada’s mining history. “In a world increasingly looking for

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Pipeline delay hits oil sands shares hard

March 5, 2019

The delay to Enbridge Inc.’s Line 3 crude oil pipeline expansion hammered shares of Canadian oil-sands producers — including Cenovus Energy Inc., MEG Energy Corp. and Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. — as investors grappled with the prospect of another year

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Kenney remains opposed to shipping crude by rail

March 5, 2019

United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney, who will be challenging Alberta Premier Rachel Notley in an election this year, continues to oppose the current government’s plan to get into the crude-by-rail shipping market despite a one-year delay to a key

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Million litres of crude released in Manitoba train spill

March 1, 2019

Investigators say at least one million litres of crude oil was released when a train derailed last month on a ranch in western Manitoba. The Transportation Safety Board told Canadian Press the spill was mostly contained in a low-lying area next

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Parkland Fuel shares jump on strong Q4 numbers

March 1, 2019

Shares in Parkland Fuel Corp. rose about seven per cent after Canada’s largest independent fuel marketer reported strong fourth-quarter results driven by higher refining profit margins. The Calgary-based company that sells fuel through brands including FasGas, Esso and Chevron is reporting net earnings

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B.C.’s modern day gold rush

March 1, 2019

After several years of decline, 2018 marked the second consecutive annual increase in mineral and coal exploration expenditure in British Columbia, according to the British Columbia Mineral and Coal Exploration Survey. “Over the last year we’ve seen continued revitalization of grassroots and

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Bill C-69 could harm energy sector: Notley

March 1, 2019

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley warned Canadian senators on Thursday that a slump in the country’s energy sector could deepen if the federal government passes proposed legislation to change how major projects like pipelines are assessed. Notley appeared before a Senate

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Alberta further eases mandatory oil production cuts

March 1, 2019

Premier Rachel Notley says Alberta will again ease mandatory oil production cuts due to lower storage levels. The province says it will allow increased production by 25,000 barrels per day in April, according to Canadian Press. This will be the second increase since