Category Archives: Oil&Gas

Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay every penny if they eliminate the methane emissions entirely. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan unveiled rules for the $750-mill...

Federal government unveils rules for $750-million emissions reduction fund

OTTAWA — Oil and gas companies that use federal cash to help cut methane emissions from their operations won't have to repay every penny if they eliminate the methane emissions entirely. Natural Resources Minister Seamus O'Regan unveiled rules for the ...

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31, with no new money

EDMONTON — A public inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to Alberta's oil and gas industry has been granted an extension until the end of January. Alberta's United Conservative government contends foreign interests have long been bankro...

Inquiry into Alberta oil and gas critics extended to Jan. 31, with no new money

EDMONTON — A public inquiry into who is funding environmental opposition to Alberta's oil and gas industry has been granted an extension until the end of January. Alberta's United Conservative government contends foreign interests have long been bankro...

Civil, respectful but still tough: Canada-U.S. trade under a Biden presidency

OTTAWA — Canada coped with nearly four years of Donald Trump rewriting or shredding the international trade rule book. But Canadian hope of a rosy return to rules-based bonhomie with its top trading partner under a Joe Biden presidency might

Markets concerns about contested U.S. election fading with Biden lead in polls

TORONTO — Stock market investors are breathing a little easier despite potentially facing higher taxes as the possibility of a contested U.S. presidential election appears to be fading, say investment experts. With nine days to go before election day, ...

Canada, Alberta agree on caribou protection deal that gives them years to take action

EDMONTON — Canada and Alberta have signed a deal on caribou protection that gives them years to take action but could allow energy drilling to resume on some ranges. "I'm very concerned that development is in the fast lane, caribou conservation

Alberta cuts deal on municipal oilpatch levies; not on unpaid property taxes

EDMONTON — Alberta has announced a three-year deal that it says will prevent municipal taxes and levies from harming its already battered energy industry.  But the deal leaves unresolved the issue of rural property taxes that some companies have r...

Scott Moe concerned about Biden’s opposition of Keystone XL; NDP anti-Trump

SASKATOON — Saskatchewan Party Leader Scott Moe says if the Democrats win next month's U.S. election, he has concerns about the future of the Keystone XL pipeline.  Moe is himself running for re-election on Oct. 26 and, while on the campaign

Alberta premier says he’s still hopeful about Keystone, even if Biden elected

AIRDRIE, Alta. — Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says he is still hopeful about the future of the Keystone XL pipeline, even if the Democrats win the U.S. election next month.  Democratic candidate Joe Biden has promised to kill the project if