Energy

opinion

This Election's about Canada's Frighteningly Near Future

Where will we be in less than a generation? The trends are alarming.

By Ian Gill, 1 Jul 2015


news

Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case

Jessica Ernst's charter claim hearing slated for 2016.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 1 Jul 2015


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More Industry Linked Earthquakes Recorded in Alberta

New seismic reporting system 'a good start' but 'not foolproof,' says hazard expert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jun 2015


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Scientists Call for Moratorium on New Oilsands Development

Consensus not an attack on Alberta, but an argument for 'Plan B,' signatories say.

By Crawford Kilian, 10 Jun 2015


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US Federal Report Confirms Water Pollution by Fracking

Based on limited data, EPA study finds no 'widespread' impacts.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Jun 2015


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Natural Gas Ministry Responds to Report Critical of LNG Prospects

Analyst David Hughes found BC gas reserves inflated, revenues overstated.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Jun 2015


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BC Natural Gas Reserves Inflated, Revenues Overstated, Report Finds

Analyst David Hughes offers another challenge to the province's nascent industry.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 26 May 2015


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BC LNG Lost Its Window of Opportunity, Study Finds

Projects unlikely to be economic for another decade: Oxford Institute energy report.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 22 May 2015


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Who Is BC's Big LNG Partner? A Petronas Primer

Group led by Malaysia's national oil company aims to build terminal near Prince Rupert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 May 2015


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Economist Withdraws from Trans Mountain Review, Calling It 'Rigged'

Robyn Allan no longer involved in NEB review of Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 19 May 2015


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The Suits Are Flocking to Renewables

Investors like the 'predictability' of clean energy.

By Richard Littlemore, 18 May 2015


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Notley Vows to Work 'Collaboratively' with Energy Industry

'They understand what's in our platform,' new NDP leader says.

By Mackenzie Scrimshaw, 12 May 2015


opinion

For Notley, Eight Steps to Reform the Broken Petrostate

It may be tricky to tread, but Alberta's path forward is clear.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 9 May 2015


opinion

No Wealth, No Justice in $1 Billion LNG Offer to First Nation Band

Here's why Lax Kw'alaams still side with the salmon.

By Ian Gill, 9 May 2015


news

Squamish Mayor Says No to LNG Plant, with Strings Attached

Terminal pumped by premier would process up to 2.1 million tonnes of gas a year.

By Bob Mackin, 7 May 2015


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Landmark Fracking Case Gets a Supreme Court Hearing

Oil patch consultant Jessica Ernst alleges Alberta has intimidated landowners.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 30 Apr 2015


opinion

Mapping BC's Clean Energy Jobs Potential

Renewables: not at all a 'boutique' sector. Click image to view map.

By Judith Sayers and Penelope Comette, 27 Apr 2015


opinion

Albertans Have Plenty of Reason to Norwail

Yet right-wing pundits reject comparisons between sensible Norway and the economic disaster of Alberta.

By Mitchell Anderson, 14 Apr 2015


opinion

Is Northern Gateway Dead?

One year after pivotal Kitimat vote, grassroots opposition hopes to hobble pipeline project.

By Kai Nagata, 13 Apr 2015


news

Fracking Increases Radon Gas Hazard, US Study Finds

Levels of the carcinogenic gas rising in Pennsylvanian homes near industry sites.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 13 Apr 2015