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Report on the “plastic problem” reveals entirely new problems

December 17, 2018

Orb Media examined four aspects of the plastic problem: marine waste, microplastics, chemicals, and recycling – and some of the results revealed we may be creating whole new problems trying to solve current ones. New Orb Media Inc. reporting and

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Alberta oil puts tofu on Toronto, Vancouver tables: rally speaker

December 17, 2018

A rally in support of Alberta’s oil industry drew hundreds of supporters who cheered as speakers delivered a message that the rest of Canada needs to be thankful for the prosperity the province provides. “We aren’t just a monumental cash cow

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Pipeline protest slated for today at Calgary City Hall

December 17, 2018

Canada Action is holding a pro-pipeline rally at Calgary City Hall today at 12:15 p.m., with the Mayor and all of city council will be on location supporting pipelines and the energy sector. A statement on the Canada Action website asks

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Mandated oil cuts remain a short-term solution: analyst

December 14, 2018

Adrian Lara, Senior Oil and Gas Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the impact on the upstream sector: The curtailment is not a long term solution and it brings to the fore the

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Ritchie Bros. equipment sales up 15% for 2018

December 14, 2018

Ritchie Bros. held its sixth and final auction of the year in Edmonton this week, selling more than $82 million of equipment and trucks over three days, bringing its 2018 total to more than 41,400 items sold for more than $639 million

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Trudeau sends sympathies to Albertans, Notley says cuts are working

December 14, 2018

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the decision to cut oil production seems to be working, but says it’s not a long-term solution. As such, Notley is buying rail cars and continues to push Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for action to

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Suncor expects upstream production to increase by 10%

December 14, 2018

Suncor Energy Inc, Canada’s second-largest energy producer, said on Friday it expects average upstream production to rise 10 per cent in 2019, even after implementing Alberta’s mandated output cuts. Alberta has mandated temporary output cuts of 325,000 barrels per day

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PSAC delivers message to Ottawa on the “made-in-Canada” crisis

December 14, 2018

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) travelled to Ottawa to deliver a message to parliamentarians of the crisis occurring in Canada’s oil and natural gas industry and the need for a Canadian energy brand that includes oil and natural

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Cuts working, but not a long-term solution: Notley

December 13, 2018

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the decision to cut oil production seems to be working, but says it’s not a long-term solution. Notley has ordered companies to cut production by almost nine per cent starting in the new year to

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AltaGas cuts dividends, sells stake in B.C. hydroelectric projects

December 13, 2018

AltaGas Ltd  has cut its annual dividend and said it would sell its indirect stake in hydroelectric projects in Northwest British Columbia for about $1.39 billion. The company’s plan to sell the 55 per cent stake follows the 35 per