A Fine Mess: The AER's Directive 074

Industry fell well short of the ambitious targets set under Directive 074, a policy intended to rapidly reduce oil sands tailings volumes that has since been suspended

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Greenwashing or Good Business? Enbridge and TransCanada Get Into Renewables

Canada’s two biggest pipeline companies are getting into renewables in a big way. But is it enough to improve their standing in the eyes of their critics?

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Is Cap-and-Trade the Answer to North America's Climate Woes?

Industry has been looking for a way to gain social license. Could a cap-and-trade system be the ticket – and if so, what would it cost?

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The Fortune Teller: FirstEnergy’s Martin King Has a Knack for Predicting Prices

Trying to predict commodity prices is an exercise in humility – and occasionally humiliation. Just ask FirstEnergy’s Martin King, a man who does it better than almost anyone else

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How Pipelines Are Adapting to Coexist With Nearby Wildlife

In the forests beyond the facilities, one can find red foxes, caribou, black bears, Canada lynx, coyotes, grey wolves, moose, snowshoe hares and red squirrels, not to mention deer

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The Energy Ink Podcast: The Dave Mowat Interview

Listen as Todd Coyne sits down with the chair of the Alberta government’s resource royalty review panel

Spin City

The Vancouver Observer seems to think that energy companies making political donations in British Columbia is newsworthy - and maybe even scandalous. Here's why that's a mistake

The Energy Ink Podcast: The Dead Duck, Debt Reckoning Edition

Did the media overreact to the dead duck at the Nexen site?

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The NDP Royalty Review Worries Most Energy Companies – But Not These Two

Two ways to play an increase in value of privately held mineral rights are Freehold Royalties (FRU) and PrairieSky Royalty (PSK)

#AOenergyliteracy

If there’s one thing that’s been made clear over the last few years of anti-pipeline protests and petitions, it’s that there’s a disconnect between how passionate the average person is about energy issues and how much they actually know

A Fine Mess: The AER’s Directive 074

Industry fell well short of the ambitious targets set under Directive 074, a policy intended to rapidly reduce oil sands tailings volumes that has since been suspended

Greenwashing or Good Business? Enbridge and TransCanada Get Into Renewables

Canada’s two biggest pipeline companies are getting into renewables in a big way. But is it enough to improve their standing in the eyes of their critics?

Is Cap-and-Trade the Answer to North America’s Climate Woes?

Industry has been looking for a way to gain social license. Could a cap-and-trade system be the ticket – and if so, what would it cost?

The Fortune Teller: FirstEnergy’s Martin King Has a Knack for Predicting Prices

Trying to predict commodity prices is an exercise in humility – and occasionally humiliation. Just ask FirstEnergy’s Martin King, a man who does it better than almost anyone else

With Global Investment in Renewables Lagging, Will 2050 Come Too Soon?

The cost of renewable electricity continues to tumble. But can it fall far enough – and fast enough – to help the world meet its climate change targets?

What Does the Anti-fracking Movement Mean for Canada?

The anti-fracking movement continues to pile up victories, even scoring one in the heart of Texas. Is Alberta next?


Alberta Oil's Top Transactions
 

New Star Energy sells to Sinoenergy Pacific

The privately-held company closes its deal with an as-yet-unknown Chinese player for $215 million >

Crescent Point buys out Coral Hill

Saskatchewan's favorite oil company picks up more light crude production for $258 million  >

Tourmaline makes another move

The fast-growing gas company picks up Mapan Energy in a $93 million deal  >