Alberta Oil

Nexen Oil Spill Probe Taking Longer Than Expected: Docs

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Five million litres of emulsion spilled into muskeg at the oilsands project southeast of Fort McMurray, Alta.

Hard-Hit Alberta Slammed With 2 More Economic Challenges

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Today has been a very tough day indeed."

Alberta Entering A 'Constrained' World: Environment Minister

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

Shannon Phillips is working toward a different province than the one in which she grew up.

According To Albertans, This Was The Top Story Of The Year

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

No surprises here.

This Business Is Thriving in Calgary Amid Oil Price Crash

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Crude doldrums linger, squeezing the finances of the many Albertans who rely on oil and gas to make a living.

Oilpatch Struggles To Adjust To 'New Normal'

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

"If you think that things are going back to business as usual, you're in denial.''

Environmental Responsibility Key To Energy Development: Minister

CP | Bill Graveland | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

Major energy projects such as pipelines will go through a "transition phase."

Imperial Oil Is Still Unsure About Alberta's New Climate Plan

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Among other things, the plan aims to cap oilsands emissions at 100 megatonnes annually.

2016 Will Be Worst Year In Decades: Oil Well Drilling Association

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

"What is different about this is the speed of the downturn and the projected length."

Charges Laid Against Apache Canada For 2013 Pipeline Spill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

Apache Canada Ltd. has been charged under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Public Lands Act and the Pipeline Act.

Oil And Gas Industry Faces Huge Environmental, Budgetary Concerns

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

Canada's oil and gas industry is facing increased environmental and budgetary pressures.

Trudeau Might Escape The Ghost Of NEP Past In Alberta

CBC | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I think we see in Trudeau a pretty concerted effort to differentiate himself."

You Won't Believe A Truck Can Haul This Crazy '946,000 Kg' Load

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

Wow.

Police Say Data Backs Up Claim: Oil Plunge Has Caused Crime Spike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

Police released tables and charts on Sunday that they say back up Chief Rod Knecht's claim.

Mayor Of Oilpatch Capital Says 'Stop Blaming Industry'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

Blake calls their comments "unjust.''

Edmonton Crime Spike Might Be Due To Oilpatch Downturn

CP | John Cotter/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

"You can say the crime rate is linked, to a certain degree, to the price of oil."

Alberta Premier Hopes For A 'Drama-Free' Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley said that she has never advocated for the Keystone XL.

Alberta Well Blowout Has Been Venting Toxic Gas Since Monday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Crews are now opening a second route to the site.

Alberta Royalty Regime Needs Overhaul, Says C.D. Howe Institute

CP | Lauren Krugel/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

The report cites Norway and Australia as having regimes that work well.

Premier Rachel Notley Says She And Clinton Share Views On Keystone XL

CBC | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says Clinton's statement reaffirms that the project is a waste of time.

Alberta Premier Refuses To 'Engage In Politics' With Harper

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I think that what we just heard is politics and not a lot more than that."

Crews Still Working To Cap Natural Gas Well Blowout

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

"The information we have to date indicates the well is still in an uncontained or blowout state."

Study Suggests Oilsands May Face Water Shortages

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

Natural low-flow periods may return, thanks to climate change.

Alberta Sales Of This Haven't Been So Bad In 20 Years

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

"It's absolutely the worst that we've seen the 21 years that I've been doing this."

Royalty Review Chairman Says Stability Is Key, Asks Albertans For Feedback

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

Mowat says if they do this right, there may never be a need for another royalty review in Alberta.