Quebec

Revised Utica Assessment Says Questerre Holds 5.8 Tcf in Quebec

Questerre Energy Corp., which explores in Quebec’s Utica Shale within the St. Lawrence Lowlands, said independent engineers estimate that some of the company’s resources in the play are 30% larger than previously thought.

February 8, 2017
Quebec Adopts Hydrocarbon Development Regulatory Regime

Quebec Adopts Hydrocarbon Development Regulatory Regime

Visions of breakthroughs into Quebec inspired natural gas and oil entrepreneurs Monday after the province’s National Assembly passed legislation creating a hydrocarbon development regulatory regime over the weekend.

December 13, 2016
Quebec Prepares to Drill, Frack Its Utica Shale

Quebec Prepares to Drill, Frack Its Utica Shale

After being excluded from Quebec for six years by a drilling moratorium, natural gas suppliers saw June mark a turning point toward access to French Canadian cousins of shale formations in the northeastern United States.

July 1, 2016
Canada’s NEB Says TransCanada Mainline Conversion Application Complete

Canada’s NEB Says TransCanada Mainline Conversion Application Complete

After three years of industry bargaining, community meetings, aboriginal consultations and route changes, TransCanada Corp. Thursday won the first round in the battle over the proposed Energy East partial conversion of its natural gas Mainline to oil service.

June 17, 2016
NatGas Mainline Conversion Would Save Shippers Tolls, TransCanada Witnesses Predict

NatGas Mainline Conversion Would Save Shippers Tolls, TransCanada Witnesses Predict

Natural gas shippers will save C$506 million (US$364 million) as a result of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed partial conversion of its natural gas Mainline to oil service, the pipeline company predicted.

January 11, 2016

TransCanada Envisions Mainline Leg Transporting More U.S. NatGas to Canada

Imports from the United States into Ontario and Quebec are expected to rise by up to 20% when TransCanada Corp. completes the next addition to the eastern legs in its natural gas Mainline in November 2017.

November 18, 2015

New Brunswick Panel Seeks Public Input on Fracking

A three-member panel appointed in March by New Brunswick to study hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and determine whether it can be performed to the provincial government’s standards has, for the first time, asked for public comments on the practice.

September 30, 2015

NEB Grants LNG Export License to GNL Quebec

California investors on Friday received formal permission to try breaking into global trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) by shipping Canadian production overseas from a terminal proposed in eastern Quebec.

August 28, 2015
Ontario, Quebec Balk at Payment Plan For TransCanada’s Energy East

Ontario, Quebec Balk at Payment Plan For TransCanada’s Energy East

National support has swiftly fallen short of volunteering to pay for Canadian oil and natural gas export pipeline projects.

July 24, 2015
Canada’s NEB OKs Short Pipeline to Increase Imports of U.S. Gas

Canada’s NEB OKs Short Pipeline to Increase Imports of U.S. Gas

TransCanada Corp. obtained approval Thursday for a step toward expanding the busy northbound natural gas freeway for imports into Ontario and Quebec from the United States.

June 12, 2015