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PO&G acquires Canbriam Energy

May 14, 2019

Pacific Oil and Gas Ltd. (PO&G) today announced the acquisition of Canbriam Energy Inc. “Canada has the opportunity to become a leader in the global energy transition,” said Ratnesh Bedi, president of PO&G. “Canbriam is one of the lowest cost producers in

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Senators bowing to Big Oil pressure on Bill C-69: environmental lobby

May 14, 2019

Environment advocates say Canadian senators are bowing to pressure from the energy industry to gut the government’s environmental-assessment legislation. More than 130 amendments are on the table at a Senate committee that could dramatically alter much of the bill, including moves

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Alberta carbon tax will be gone May 30: Kenney

May 14, 2019

Alberta’s premier says the province’s carbon tax will no longer exist as of May 30. Jason Kenney says a bill to eliminate the Alberta levy is to be introduced this week when the legislature begins sitting. He told Canadian Press the United

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Pembina Pipeline pledges $5 million to help feed kids across Canada

May 13, 2019

Pembina Pipeline Corporation and Breakfast Club of Canada today announced a $5 million partnership to support breakfast programs across Canada over the next five years. “A child’s potential is limitless when they have food to fuel their brains,” says Daniel Germain, founder of Breakfast Club of Canada. “We

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Enbridge says Line 3 replacement could exceed $9 billion

May 13, 2019

Enbridge Inc says there is a risk its Line 3 replacement project could exceed its previous cost estimate of $9 billion because of delays to permits in the United States. Once complete, Line 3 will carry 760,000 barrels per day

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U.S. M&As heat up; Canadian oil industry activity remains frozen

May 13, 2019

While the $38 billion takeover of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has been seen as a potential catalyst for a wave of U.S. oil industry consolidation, Bloomberg News reports that the market for energy deals north of the border remains frigid, with

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CAPP throws support behind task force investigating foreign election interference

May 13, 2019

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has extended its support to the recently announced initiative to combat foreign interference in Canada’s political systems. In particular, CAPP welcomes the creation of a Security and Intelligence Threats to Elections Task Force

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Inuit groups says “no negotiations” on developing Eastern Arctic

May 13, 2019

An Inuit land-claim group is asking the federal government to permanently protect large sections of the Eastern Arctic from any industrial development. The request is part of a huge effort to map out how and where oil, gas and mining

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Carbon tax fight won’t affect Trans Mountain: Trudeau

May 13, 2019

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Alberta’s opposition to a carbon tax won’t influence his cabinet’s decision on whether to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. “Moves that a province may or may not make will have no bearing on the approval process

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Canadian Natural Resources won’t be “held hostage” following Mainline announcement

May 10, 2019

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said it is against proposed changes to shipping agreements on Enbridge Inc’s Mainline pipeline system because it does not want to be “held hostage” to one delivery point for its crude. The Enbridge Mainline system delivers