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Alberta Tightens Quake Monitoring, Response Protocols for Oil, Gas Operators

Confirmation that horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) caused three central Alberta earthquakes since 2014 has resulted in tightened safety controls on industry operations.

January 27, 2020

Alberta Tightens Quake Monitoring, Response Protocols for Oil, Gas Operators

Confirmation that horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (fracking) caused three central Alberta earthquakes since 2014 has resulted in tightened safety controls on industry operations.

January 27, 2020
Pembina Aims for 2023 Ramp of Alberta Petrochemical Plant

Pembina Aims for 2023 Ramp of Alberta Petrochemical Plant

Pembina Pipeline Corp. has set a target of 2023 to start up production in Alberta from a C$4.5 billion ($3.4 billion) petrochemical project with its Kuwait partner.

February 5, 2019
Kinder Morgan’s Canadian Unit Secures Backing for Trans Mountain Growth

Kinder Morgan’s Canadian Unit Secures Backing for Trans Mountain Growth

Investors made a C$1.75 billion ($1.3 billion) bet that political protest against Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Western Canadian pipeline project would turn out to be bluster rather than power.

May 31, 2017

Frack Sand Facility Readied in Northwestern Alberta

A state-of-the-art terminal in northwestern Alberta to provide sand for unconventional drilling operations is set to open this November, Edmonton-based Di-Corp said Wednesday.

July 8, 2013

Yinka Dene Alliance Leverages LNG in BC Pipeline Fight

Enbridge Inc.’s hotly contested Northern Gateway pipeline proposal for an oilsands conduit from Edmonton to a new tanker terminal on the northern Pacific Coast at Kitimat, BC, hit another hurdle this past week when the Yinka Dene Alliance sent a cease and desist letter, warning Enbridge against trespassing in their traditional territories as the company seeks temporary permits for drilling and tree removal for the pipeline project.

July 1, 2013

Yinka Dene Alliance Leverages LNG in BC Pipeline Fight

Enbridge Inc.’s hotly contested Northern Gateway pipeline proposal for an oilsands conduit from Edmonton to a new tanker terminal on the northern Pacific Coast at Kitimat, BC, hit another hurdle this week when the Yinka Dene Alliance sent a cease and desist letter, warning Enbridge against trespassing in their traditional territories as the company seeks temporary permits for drilling and tree removal for the pipeline project.

June 28, 2013

Pembina Mounting C$1B Post Merger Buildout

Calgary-based Pembina Pipeline Corp. said it will proceed with a C$1 billion expansion of its natural gas liquids (NGL) infrastructure, with at least some of the development intended to build upon its acquisition of Provident Energy Ltd., which was completed last year.

March 8, 2013

Canadian Lease Sale Focused on Gas and Liquids-Prone Mackenzie Valley

In the bush around the Norman Wells inlet to the most northerly oil conduit on the continent, six producers have snapped up 8,998 square kilometers (3,473 square miles) of drilling rights leases by pledging to spend C$534 million on exploration over the next nine years.

July 11, 2011

Industry Briefs

NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL), a unit of TransCanada Corp., and ATCO Pipelines will hold meetings Feb. 28 in Edmonton and March 1 in Calgary to update customers on the ATCO/NGTL integration initiative. In September 2008 the companies said they had reached an agreement to provide seamless gas transmission service in Alberta (see Daily GPI, Sept. 10, 2008). The meetings are intended to provide an update on the initiative’s progress; review NGTL service and attributes; review ATCO/NGTL contract administration, transition and election requirements; and address shipper questions or concerns. Those planning to attend either meeting should RSVP to Laurie Summy at (403) 920-5571, or at laurie_summy@transcanada.com by Feb. 23.

February 15, 2011
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