oil & gas

The leak near dawn Friday, July 2, 2021, occurred about 150 yards (meters) from a drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. (Manuel Lopez San Martin/Twitter)

Undersea gas pipeline rupture causes fire in Gulf of Mexico

Petroleos Mexicanos said it had dispatched fire control boats to pump more water over the flame

 

Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews delivers the 2021 budget in Edmonton on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta finance minister defends $1.3B loss on Keystone XL as ‘calculated decision’

Toews says pipeline would have provided $30 billion over two decades had it gone through

 

Cenovus, Suncor choose different paths on restoring oil output as prices recover

Cenovus, Suncor choose different paths on restoring oil output as prices recover

Cenovus, Suncor choose different paths on restoring oil output as prices recover

 

Analysts say there are still too many risks and uncertainties in the market to expect any new project spending in the energy sector, in a July 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Analysts say there are still too many risks and uncertainties in the market to expect any new project spending in the energy sector, in a July 14, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Environmental monitoring for the oilsands is expected to resume July 15, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Environmental monitoring for the oilsands is expected to resume July 15, 2020. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Global oil demand rebound from pandemic’s lows prompts price spike forecasts

Global oil demand rebound from pandemic’s lows prompts price spike forecasts

Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later

Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later

Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later

Federal aid for oil sector still in development, three months later
Trans Mountain said the oil spill on Saturday was fully contained on Trans Mountain property, in a June 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Trans Mountain said the oil spill on Saturday was fully contained on Trans Mountain property, in a June 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is the headline signatory on a letter to UN ambassadors of small island developing states, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Greta Thunberg pushes Canada, Norway, on climate before UN Security Council vote

Thunberg says Canada is nowhere near hitting its Paris climate agreement targets

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, who has met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is the headline signatory on a letter to UN ambassadors of small island developing states, in a June 10, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
FILE - This Jan. 16, 2020 file photo shows a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

BP to cut 10,000 jobs worldwide amid virus pandemic

Senior levels significantly impacted

  • Jun 8, 2020
FILE - This Jan. 16, 2020 file photo shows a Uniper energy company coal-fired power plant and a BP refinery beside a wind generator in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Vermilion Energy posts $1.3-billion loss on oil and gas assets writedown

Vermilion Energy posts $1.3-billion loss on oil and gas assets writedown

Vermilion Energy posts $1.3-billion loss on oil and gas assets writedown

Vermilion Energy posts $1.3-billion loss on oil and gas assets writedown
Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants
Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants

Alberta unveils process for paying out $1 billion in oilfield cleanup grants
China’s ruling Communist Party’s Political and Legal Commission says low oil prices have a positive impact on the country, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

China buys crude as prices collapse, adding to stockpiles

Chinese importers sent 84 tankers to Saudi Arabia

  • Apr 23, 2020
China’s ruling Communist Party’s Political and Legal Commission says low oil prices have a positive impact on the country, in an April 22, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
World oil demand forecast to suffer biggest drop ever

World oil demand forecast to suffer biggest drop ever

Recovery possible in second half of the year

  • Apr 15, 2020
World oil demand forecast to suffer biggest drop ever
In Canada, provinces have suffered drastic revenue losses due to rock-bottom crude prices, in an April 12, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In Canada, provinces have suffered drastic revenue losses due to rock-bottom crude prices, in an April 12, 2020 story. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canada, G20 mum on cutting oil output, but minister cites good co-operation

Canada, G20 mum on cutting oil output, but minister cites good co-operation

Canada, G20 mum on cutting oil output, but minister cites good co-operation

Canada, G20 mum on cutting oil output, but minister cites good co-operation
TC Energy Corp. said Alberta has agreed to invest approximately US$1.1 billion in the Keystone XL Pipeline project, in a March 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
TC Energy Corp. said Alberta has agreed to invest approximately US$1.1 billion in the Keystone XL Pipeline project, in a March 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Royal Bank is predicting a recession for Canada, in a March 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Royal Bank is predicting a recession for Canada, in a March 13, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A United We Roll for Canada convoy travels down Lakeshore Drive beeping its horns on the morning of Feb. 15. The convoy started at Gorts Truck Wash at the North end of Red Deer, made its way through Sylvan Lake en route to Eckville before heading back to Red Deer via Innisfail. The convoy was in support of the oil and gas industry. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News

United We Roll convoy rolls through Sylvan Lake and Eckville

It has been one year since the United We Roll convoy made its way from Alberta to Ottawa

A United We Roll for Canada convoy travels down Lakeshore Drive beeping its horns on the morning of Feb. 15. The convoy started at Gorts Truck Wash at the North end of Red Deer, made its way through Sylvan Lake en route to Eckville before heading back to Red Deer via Innisfail. The convoy was in support of the oil and gas industry. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Sylvan Lake News