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


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


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


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


Enbridge Delays Open Season For Bids On Mainline Oil Pipeline System

Enbridge Inc. has delayed the start of an open season to solicit bids for contracted space on its Mainline oil pipeline system, North America's largest oil-shipping network, three market sources told Reuters on July 17.

July 17, 2019

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Canada Set To Approve Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion: Sources

Canada looks set to approve the hotly debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters.

June 16, 2019

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Minnesota Court Rejects Environmental Assessment For Enbridge Pipeline

A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc.’s environmental impact statement for replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays.

June 3, 2019

Conventional , Crude Oil

Canadian Natural Resources To Temporarily Shut In Oil Production Due To Wildfires

Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta.

June 1, 2019