Canada

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Enbridge Line 5 Oil Pipeline Case with Michigan to Be Heard in Federal Court

Last month the Canadian government, which intervened in the court case in support of Enbridge, invoked a 1977 pipeline treaty with the U.S. to trigger negotiations between Ottawa and Washington over the pipeline’s fate.

November 16, 2021

Crude Oil , Pipelines

Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Shut Down Due to Storms

The Trans Mountain oil pipeline is a key oil export route and nearly two-thirds of its volumes in the first half of 2021 were light oil deliveries heading to U.S. refineries.

November 15, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

White House: US is Not Considering Shutting Down Enbridge Pipeline

Line 5 is at the center of a long-running environmental dispute between Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge and the state of Michigan that has embroiled the Canadian and U.S. governments.

November 10, 2021

Shale Plays , Digital Oilfield , Completions , Logistics , Enhanced Oil Recovery , Pressure Pumping

BJ Energy Solutions to Bring Next-gen Fracturing Technology to Canada

Since deployment in early 2021, the first TITAN fracturing fleet has pumped over 1,000 stages in the Haynesville, with over 22,000 hours of total pump time across the eight pump, 40,000 hydraulic horsepower fleet.

November 10, 2021

Earnings , Exploration & Production

Canada’s Oil Sands Producers Tiptoe to Record Output

The oil sands, which make up the bulk of Canada’s production, are on track to reach 3.5 million bbl/d by year-end, surpassing January's record of 3.25 million bbl/d, says TPH analyst Matt Murphy.

November 9, 2021

Energy Transition , Technology

Oxy Selects Worley for Direct Air Capture-to-fuels Facility

Worley is also developing the FEED for a direct air capture facility (DAC-1) being developed in the U.S. Permian Basin.

November 8, 2021

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Nov. 3, 2021

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the $1.8 billion sale of Oasis Petroleum’s midstream affiliate and the closing of Chesapeake’s Vine Energy acquisition.

November 3, 2021

People , Midstream

Woodfibre LNG Names Kennedy to be President

Kennedy takes over ahead of pre-construction of the project in British Columbia.

November 3, 2021

Investment , Policy & Regulations

University of Toronto to Divest All Fossil Fuel Investments

Companies from which the fund will divest are primarily owners of coal, oil and gas reserves, a University of Toronto spokesperson said, without naming the companies.

October 28, 2021

Policy & Regulations

Trudeau Roils Canada’s Oil Patch Naming Greenpeace Activist as Climate Chief

Steven Guilbeault, once dubbed “the green Jesus of Montreal,” was named by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as environment and climate change minister.

October 27, 2021