Much of the taxpayer money that has funded oil well cleanup in Alberta may have simply replaced money that energy companies would have spent anyway, according to a new analysis.
The head of Alberta's energy regulator says his agency has all the tools it needs to be able to clean up the province's massive backlog of abandoned and inactive oil and gas wells.
EDMONTON – The head of Alberta’s energy regulator says his agency has all the tools it needs to be able to clean up the province’s massive backlog of abandoned and inactive oil and gas wells.
Deploying strategic digitalization projects is the process of creating real-time data streams to enable better, faster decision-making and execution.
A report from the University of Calgary says the costs of Alberta’s growing stock of abandoned and inactive oil and gas wells are falling unfairly on landowners and taxpayers.
Lessons from a new e-learning course on navigating Canada’s oil and gas regulatory process can be applied to all dealings with regulatory frameworks within North America.
Research and case studies documenting the solid payback from digital field operations aren’t new but with the oil and gas industry...
Hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding allocated to clean up oil and gas well sites in Alberta has gone toward cleaning up sites owned by some of Canada’s largest oil and gas companies.
Last year's dive in oil prices has caused Alberta to change how it calculates the payments oilsands mines make to ensure there's enough money to clean up the mess they leave behind.
The province of Alberta said on Thursday it will allow oil sands mining companies to change how they calculate environmental liabilities this year...
Alberta should lower regulatory barriers that discourage businesses from reusing abandoned and unreclaimed oil and gas well sites.
The Alberta Energy Regulator says an oil and gas company under court protection from creditors is reporting the leak of an estimated 629 barrels or 100,000 litres of oilfield liquids from a pipeline in northern Alberta.
The Supreme Court of Canada's ruling that the federal carbon price is constitutional raises questions about Canada's ongoing ability to compete.
Oil and gas industry continues to significantly outspend other sectors on environmental protection
BC recorded a liability of over half a billion dollars for the estimated cost of cleaning up contaminated sites in the province, including orphan oil and gas wells.
On Feb 1, 2021, the Government of Alberta launched Period 5 and Period 6 of the Site Rehabilitation Program, including additional information within the updated Site Rehabilitation Guidelines.
Alberta and the federal government say another $400 million in funding is available to help clean up inactive oil and gas sites in the province.
The latest round of applications is now open under a $100-million fund aimed at cleaning dormant oil and gas wells in British Columbia.
A second $50 million for the Province’s dormant well clean-up program is available, supporting jobs for B.C. workers in oil and gas service companies and reducing environmental impacts.
Canada’s energy industry is making progress in integrating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its corporate structures, management systems and operations.