Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

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Layoffs, loss of capital investment in oilsands to continue in 2018: CAPP

While Alberta’s oil industry celebrated the approval of Keystone XL and a slow increase in production in 2017, the head of the main lobby group …

Canadian offshore oil interest grows as pipeline woes sink Alberta prices

Canada's offshore oil industry, a sliver of the country's crude sector, is drawing rising investment interest due to an aggressive push by …

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Alberta sets aside $1.4 billion to help industry reduce GHG emissions

The Government of Alberta is setting aside close to $1.4 billion from climate levies to help industry reduce carbon emissions through investment and …

Made In Canada: A better oil and natural gas for tomorrow

Sometimes it requires traveling outside our borders to learn how others see us as a country. It’s true when we put a Canadian flag on our backpack …

Hebron Project Produces First Oil

November 28, 2017<p>Project starts up ahead of schedule following June 2017 platform tow-out<br>• Platform capable of producing up to 150,000 barrels per …

B.C.’s LNG dream comes alive with first-ever natural gas shipment to China

CALGARY – A small container of liquefied natural gas is headed from Vancouver to China, marking the first Canadian export of the super-chilled gas to …

Bond issue led by Alberta First Nations raises $545-million for Suncor deal

A half-billion-dollar bond issue led by two Alberta-based First Nations is being touted as a model for greater Indigenous investment in the economy that could also help blunt opposition to major oil sands pipelines.<p>The $545-million issue led by the Fort McKay and the Mikisew Cree First Nations …

Kelly McParland: Notley makes an unlikely champion for pipelines. But she’s sure trying

Rachel Notley may no longer be Alberta’s favourite politician or the toast of Canada’s left-wingers, but she delivered a message in Ottawa Tuesday …

This $16B Alberta-B.C. oil pipeline has First Nations backing — but it may still never get built

As proposed Canadian crude oil export pipelines struggle to get built, one project is gaining momentum — the First Nations-led, $16 billion Eagle …

5 things about Hibernia you probably didn't know

In addition to turning 20, Hibernia also produced its billionth barrel of oil last year. Hibernia has provided jobs and economic growth to the people …

Innovation Profile: Stephane Germain of GHGSat

Stephane Germain is a physics engineer and an entrepreneur on a mission. He wants to use space technology to make the Earth a better place to …

The Petroleum Value Chain: From crude oil to useful products

To appreciate the importance of oil to our quality of life, it's key to understand how oil is transformed into a wide array of essential products for …

Using drones to map GHG emissions

Geoscience BC is launching a groundbreaking project called GHGMap, which uses low-flying drones to map greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The innovative …

Which industry best creates wealth and reduces poverty in Canada? Resources (as usual)

With the recent cancellation of TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline — after the company spent $1 billion in attempts to jump through ever-changing …

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Canada’s oil patch also needs a fiscal update

<i>Tim McMillan is president and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.</i><p>Since global commodity prices crashed in 2014, more than 125,000 Canadians in the energy sector have been laid off and are looking to Ottawa to enable economic growth and get people back to work.<p>In his fall …

Innovation Profile: Joshua Martin and the Nikanotee Fen

How do you reclaim a wetland? That’s a question Joshua Martin grapples with every day. And it’s not as easy as digging a hole in the ground and …

A growing world needs Canadian oil and natural gas

Population growth around the world is increasing demand for more energy in every form, creating a chance for Canada both to share its energy …

Shauna Holmes: Proud to be a woman in energy

Shauna Holmes came into the oil patch the way many in Calgary do: by happenstance. At a friend’s dinner party, she met someone from an oil-and-gas …

Industry collaborates on solutions to caribou recovery

Along a snowy tract of boreal forest—habitat to the woodland caribou of northern Alberta—a track hoe digs into the hard soil. It works slowly along …

Rebuilding wetlands from scratch

“The better we can get at reclaiming fens, the better opportunity we have for creating systems that are going to store carbon, and essentially not …

More efficient oil

“Adding a light oil and heat to the reservoir enables us to produce the oil faster, with less water and less greenhouse gas emissions.”<p>The oil in the …

Restoring habitat faster

“We’re returning tree cover to disturbed areas. Amphibious vehicles have the capacity to cross lakes, and leave a track that is less than the average …

Easier wildlife tracking | Learn More

“A lot of species make characteristic sounds. With these acoustic recording units, they can take the sound and they can tell us what species are …

Jessica is building forests and wetlands to reclaim mined land.

“It’s the Sandhill Fen research watershed. It’s built on tailings. We’re actually learning how you can build forests to support wetlands, and that’s …

Carbon Capture

“We inject carbon dioxide into a reservoir located two kilometres below the surface and constantly monitor it so it stays there.”<p>How is the carbon …

Building Trans Mountain: What you need to know

What is Trans Mountain and TMEP?<p>Trans Mountain is a 1,150-kilometre pipeline built in 1953. It carries oil from Strathcona County (near Edmonton) and …

Is Canada's oil and natural gas industry subsidized?

There has been talk in some circles that Canada’s energy sector is subsidized–that provincial and federal governments give us money, pay our bills, …

Editorial: Oilsands are vital

Naysayers and environmental activists may beg to differ, but it’s apparent the oilsands, which mark 50 years of commercial productivity this week, …