Alberta Pipeline

NEB Accused Of Rushing Regulatory Process For Energy East

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I want a clear answer on why they're rushing ahead."

Nexen Apologizes For Massive Pipeline Spill

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

It shut down the pipeline as soon as the leak was detected but automatic detection systems didn't work properly.

Too Soon To Know What Caused Massive Pipeline Leak: Regulator

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A pipeline at Nexen's Long Lake oilsands project in northeastern Alberta has leaked, spilling about 1.3 million gallons (five million litres...

Alberta Pipeline Rupture Spills 5 Million Litres Of Emulsion

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.20.2015 | Canada Alberta

The affected area is about 16,000 square metres, mostly along the pipeline's route.

Harper Government Pitching Pipelines To U.S. That Alberta Doesn't Want

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

A new political reality surfaced Wednesday in which Ottawa is aggressively marketing an Alberta pipeline project that the new provincial government says it won't promote and doesn't even want.

NDP Win In Alberta Will Help Pipeline Development, Not Hinder It: Experts

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The recent shift to the left in Alberta politics could end up being more of a help than a hindrance when it comes to breaking the pipeline l...

U.S.'s Anti-Pipeline Activists 'Excited' About NDP Victory In Alberta

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

WASHINGTON - One of the best-known anti-pipeline activists in the United States was busy refreshing her computer screen Tuesday night, enthusiasticall...

National Energy Board Tracks Pipeline Incidents With Interactive Map

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.13.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The National Energy Board has launched an interactive map on its website that tracks spills and other pipeline incidents.Users can filter th...

Clean-Up Of Pipeline Leak Almost Complete

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.01.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. said Monday that it's working with the Alberta Energy Regulator to find out what caused 60,000 litres of cru...

Pipeline Spills 60,000 Litres Of Crude Oil In Northern Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

RED EARTH CREEK, Alta. - The Alberta Energy Regulator says close to 60,000 litres of crude oil have spilled into muskeg in the province's north.An inc...

Pipeline From Oilsands To Arctic Feasible: Study

CBC | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Alberta

Sending oilsands bitumen north through N.W.T. to a port in the Arctic is feasible, according to a study commissioned last year by Alberta. Dubbed th...

Time For The Alberta Energy Regulator To Prove It's 'Best In Class'

Ecojustice | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

While the Alberta Energy Regulator has made regulatory orders in some cases, no charges have been laid related to any of the oil spills that made headlines last summer. And for the most part, the public remains in the dark about how those spills have affected their communities and the environment. As the AER enters its second year, it has a golden opportunity to live up to its big promises.

Keystone Feeder Pipeline Approved

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The National Energy Board is recommending the federal government approve an Enbridge Inc. pipeline that connects two key Alberta oil hubs.Th...

Pennwest Pipeline Spill Estimate Grows

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2013 | Canada Alberta

LITTLE BUFFALO, Alta. - Estimates of the size of a pipeline spill in northern Alberta have grown dramatically, causing concern among area aboriginals....

Another Alberta Pipeline Leak

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

LITTLE BUFFALO, Alta. - An pipeline operated by Pennwest Exploration has leaked more than 5000 litres of oil in northern Alberta and co-ordination of ...

Minister Better Be Swearing To Release Pipeline Safety Report..

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

A report on the safety of Alberta pipelines will be released this summer - approximately one year after it was first commissioned. Alberta Energy M...

Keystone Pipeline Cousin Comes Under Fire

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Enbridge Inc. is seeking U.S. approval to pump more crude through an Alberta-to-Wisconsin pipeline — a process the company expects will b...

Is Canada Now Openly Denying Anti-Pipeline Research?

Russ Blinch | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Politics
Russ Blinch

Jim Hansen, the esteemed scientist formerly of NASA, is spewing "nonsense" when he is talking about global warming and Canada's Keystone pipeline, according to Joe Oliver, Canada's Natural Resources Minister and former investment banker turned heavy oil mouthpiece.

Pipeline Pals? At Least One Of Them Thinks So..

CBC | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

Alberta Premier Alison Redford says she doesn't believe Quebec will stand in the way of a west-to-east pipeline carrying crude oil from Alberta to Sai...

Greenpeace Spills On Pipeline Safety Review

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - A review of pipeline safety commissioned by the Alberta government after a series of high-profile accidents was heavily influenced by indus...

Input From Public To Be Included In Alberta Pipeline Safety Review

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta plans to broaden a safety review of its vast energy pipeline network to include input from the public.The province's energy regulat...

The One Way B.C. Will Get a "Fair Share" of the Pipeline

Joel Wood | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada Politics
Joel Wood

Domestic provincial considerations have complicated the viability of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline project. One major barrier to the development of the Northern Gateway pipeline is the parochial interests of B.C.'s premier, Christy Clark who has demanded a "fair share" of the benefits from the pipeline. Lifting the moratorium on offshore oil and gas activity on Canada's west coast has the potential to resolve inter-provincial in-fighting over pipelines by ensuring British Columbia is a larger beneficiary of Canada's energy renaissance.

Why Doesn't Canada Refine At Home?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.26.2012 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Whether they're crossing the border into the United States or heading west to the British Columbia coast, the controversial pipelines link...

Alberta Government Attempts Balancing Oilsands And Environment, Again

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - The Alberta government is taking its third swing at balancing development and the environment in the oilsands.The latest version of the pro...

Don't Call it a Cat Fight Just Because They Are Women

J.J. McCullough | Posted 09.25.2012 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgWell, the feisty dust-up between she-premiers Christy Clark of British Columbia and Allison Redford of Alberta has been a lot of things, but a feminine puff of perfumed air into our muddy phallocracy isn't one of them. When writing about a high-profile disagreement between two powerful women, one should always be sensitive, and avoid lapsing into lazy, sexist cliches. Unless, of course, you're a female writer.