Canada

Policy & Regulations

Alberta Moves Closer To Creating ‘Energy War Room'

The government of Alberta, Canada's main oil-producing province, on Oct. 9 took the first steps towards establishing its so-called 'energy war room' aimed at boosting the image of the oil and gas industry.

October 9, 2019

Heavy Oil , Midstream

Canada's Heavy Oil Exports To Asia From US Surge

Shipments of Canadian crude from the U.S. Gulf Coast since May have more than doubled all of 2018's exports as Asian refiners scramble for heavy sour oil, according to vessel-tracking data, traders and industry sources.

September 27, 2019

International

Court Blocks Alberta Law Curbing Energy Flows To British Columbia

A Canadian court on Sept. 24 temporarily blocked legislation enabling the province of Alberta to restrict oil and gas flows to British Columbia, saying the constitutionality of the measure would be decided at a later trial.

September 24, 2019

People , Exploration & Production

Encana Names Michael McAllister As President; Expands Executive Leadership Team

Encana made changes to its executive leadership team on Sept. 10, including the promotion of Michael McAllister to president and Greg Givens to COO.

September 10, 2019

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Nebraska Court Affirms Keystone XL Route

TC Energy’s oil pipeline route was already approved by the state’s Public Service Commission.

August 23, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Aug. 21, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including a Permian Basin acquisition by Vermilion Cliffs plus the closing of the roughly $422 million merger of rivals TGS and Spectrum.

August 21, 2019

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Canadian Oil, Gas Looks For Rebound

The Canadian oil and gas industry is slowly showing signs of recovery as energy experts are cautiously optimistic about the future of the vital economic driver.

August 9, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of July 31, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including the sale of Houston-based Sabine Oil & Gas to a Japanese company worth over $600 million.

July 31, 2019

Earnings , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Encana Beats Estimates On Higher Permian, Anadarko Production

Encana edged past estimates for quarterly profit on July 31, helped by increased shale oil production in the Anadarko and Permian basins.

July 31, 2019

Health, Safety & Environment , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Pipelines

Indigenous-Led Group Submits Preliminary Proposal To Buy Trans Mountain Pipeline

The Trans Mountain expansion is opposed by some indigenous groups but supported by others, who see it as a chance for indigenous people to benefit from Canada’s resources.

July 29, 2019