Environment

Why surging water consumption could end the shale gale

Emissions barriers used to pose the greatest threat to the shale revolution. Now, water consumption is the main concern More →

Yesterday’s Oil Sands: Alberta’s first oil sands plant

Bitumount still sits along the bank of the Athabasca More →

The Culligan man talks water use in the oil sands

"We’ve seen other industries get squeezed far harder and far earlier than oil and gas. In fact, other industries might think that oil and gas has had a bit of a free ride." More →

An inside look at the bitter legal battle over cumulative impacts of oil sands activity

Unclear rules mean neither energy companies nor aboriginal groups understand where cumulative effects fit in the consultation process More →

Alberta desperately needs a water-management plan

A strategy to manage water use in Alberta must coexist with the oil and gas sector’s appetite for this precious resource More →

A look at Alberta’s newest and largest wind farm

Revenue uncertainty could stall the advance of wind energy in Alberta More →