Category Archives: Oil and Gas

Climate-changing methane emissions from oil and gas twice as high as thought: study | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 11, 2020 http://globalnews.ca/news/7456799/methane-emissions-oilpatch-environment-canada-study/ More Details Climate-changing methane emissions from oil patch twice as high as previously thought, study finds THE CANADIAN PRESS NOVEMBER 11 For Subscribers

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What is carbon capture, usage and storage – and can it trap emissions? | Environment | The Guardian

illian Ambrose Energy correspondent Thu 24 Sep 2020 06.00 BST … Where is carbon capture technology being used? There are about 20 CCUS projects operating commercially, nowhere near enough to clean up the world’s carbon emissions. The early forerunners are … Continue reading

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CPPIB’s fracking operation in U.S. raises questions

Oh Canada! How Canada’s largest pension fund is financing drilling along Colorado’s Front Range Colorado Independent By Daniel Glick, The Story Group -March 22, 2019 — For Globe and Mail subscribers CPPIB’s fracking operation in U.S. raises questions https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-cppibs-ownership-of-crestone-raises-questions/ PREVIEW … Continue reading

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Fossil fuel demand has likely hit its peak, BP says – Globe and Mail

Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh Emma Graney Energy reporter Published September 14, 2020 For Subscribers Options to listen to or read article The article gives two different … Continue reading

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Alberta flooded with applications for grants to clean up inactive oil and gas wells

Calgary’s Scott Darling, who owns two oil-well service companies – Performance Energy Services and Performance Production Services – is hoping to participate in Alberta’s Site Rehabilitation Program. Todd Korol/The Globe and Mail May 25 2020 Alberta flooded with applications for … Continue reading

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Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans removed from YouTube

Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images — British environmental photographer’s copyright claim prompts website to remove film that has been condemned by climate scientists Jonathan Watts @jonathanwatts Mon 25 May 2020 20.33 EDT Michael Moore film Planet of the Humans removed from … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Energy Regulator looks to be reining in its leniency

JEFFREY JONES THE GLOBE AND MAIL May 15 at 6:20 p.m. CDT The Alberta Energy Regulator has been burned badly by approving transfers of oil and gas assets it should have turned down. Its decision to reject an unusual application … Continue reading

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Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oil sands during pandemic

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor oil sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alta., September 17, 2014. Todd Korol/Reuters Carol Scott The Canadian Press Published May 14, 2020 The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of … Continue reading

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Alberta to rewrite oil sands tailings ponds regulations

Oil goes into a tailings pond at the Suncor tar sands operations near Fort McMurray, Alberta, September 17, 2014. Alberta’s toxic tailings ponds have become an emblem of what critics view as the energy industry’s disregard for the environment. © … Continue reading

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Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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