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E+H employees take up the Water Challenge for a good cause

October 18, 2019

Being active together for a good cause: this is the idea behind the Endress+Hauser Water Challenge. “For many people, clean drinking water is a valuable and scarce commodity,” says Matthias Altendorf, CEO of the Endress+Hauser Group. For decades, the company

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United We Roll to greet Greta’s climate rally today

October 18, 2019

Albertans are planning to hit Edmonton’s streets today to support — or protest — Swedish climate campaigner Greta Thunberg’s visit. Climate Justice Edmonton has announced that the 16-year-old Stockholm student will join a march from a downtown Edmonton park to a

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Black Swan officially opens Nig Creek facility

October 17, 2019

Black Swan Energy Ltd. has opened its Nig Creek Gas Processing Facility located in northeast British Columbia. The company hosted a celebration at the plant which was attended by the Chief of the Blueberry River First Nations, Marvin Yahey, Mayor of Fort St.

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Co-op Refinery braces for possible strike

October 17, 2019

The 135,000 barrel per day Co-op Refinery Complex in Regina, Sask., is preparing for possible strike action after the local workers union declared an impasse in negotiations over pensions. Federated Co-operatives Limited began constructing a work camp on Tuesday to

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Manitoba snow storm has TC Energy declaring force majeure on shipments

October 17, 2019

TC Energy Corp has declared force majeure on shipments on its 590,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Keystone oil pipeline after a snow storm hit Manitoba over the weekend, disrupting operations, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Force majeure is a

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2020 Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show postponed indefinitely

October 17, 2019

EventWorx Corporation, organizers of Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show, have announced the postponement of the 2020 event until further notice. “It is a sad day for the industry, as this show was such a large part of Canada’s offshore industry for

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No choice but to invest in oil and gas, says Shell CEO

October 17, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell still sees abundant opportunity to make money from oil and gas in coming decades even as investors and governments increase pressure on energy companies over climate change, its chief executive said. But in an interview with Reuters, Ben

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Switch to renewable electricity could increase costs by $1.4 trillion

October 17, 2019

The Canadian Gas Association says building renewable electricity capacity to replace just half of Canada’s current fossil fuel-generated energy could increase national costs by as much as $1.4 trillion over the next 30 years. In a report, it contends that growing electricity’s contribution to

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New Edmonton facility promises to boost supply chain safety

October 16, 2019

UL today announced the official opening of a new hazardous locations customer service center and laboratory in Edmonton, Alta. “The facility complements our current testing and certification services in Canada by providing manufacturers full-service solutions locally,” said Joe Hosey, vice

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Kenney government won’t meet with Swedish teen activist

October 16, 2019

The Alberta government won’t seek out a meeting with teen climate activist Greta Thunberg, but Environment Minister Jason Nixon told Canadian Press he hopes the Swedish girl takes time to learn about the province’s oil and gas industry. “I think when you look