Canada

Completions

'World’s First’ Digital Completions Tech Delivers Real-Time Results

Cold Bore’s SmartPAD completions system is first to deliver real-time, sensor-driven tracking of operations data with analytics, President Brett Chell says.

November 18, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Nov. 13, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including Equinor’s sale in the Eagle Ford to Repsol plus nearly $300 million worth of shale acquisitions by Marathon Oil.

November 13, 2019

Infrastructure , System Integrity

Pipeline Spill Hardens Landowner Opposition To Keystone XL

Keystone line has experienced four releases, much more than TC Energy estimated.

November 6, 2019

Public Capital , Exploration & Production , Mergers

Struggling Canadian Producer Pengrowth Agrees To Multimillion-Dollar Buyout

Despite a severe discount, Pengrowth CEO Pete Sametz said the transaction is the best available alternative for the Calgary, Alberta-based oil and gas producer.

November 1, 2019

Company Profiles , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Encana Accelerates Transformation With New Name, Headquarters

Encana is set to become U.S.-based Ovintiv Inc. as the company continues the strategic transformation it undertook more than five years ago.

October 31, 2019

Trends

A&D Transactions From The Week Of Oct. 23, 2019

Here’s a snapshot of energy deals from the past week including another multimillion-dollar royalty sale in the Appalachian Basin by Range Resources.

October 23, 2019

Legislation

Canada's Trudeau Keeps The Wheel But Prepares For Left Turn

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Oct. 22 faced the cold reality of a minority government that will likely be forced to tilt left to survive, a move that risks upsetting the business community and stoking alienation in oil-producing provinces.

October 22, 2019

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