Tag: Canada

TransCanada applies for gas shipment clearance

TransCanada applies for gas shipment clearance

TransCanada has applied to the National Energy Board of Canada for permission to transport natural gas from the west of the country to New Brunswick, via existing pipeline infrastructure. The application has also gained the support of Enbridge and Irving Oil – two of the largest gas retailers in New […]

Section of Keystone oil pipeline remains closed due to potential leak

Section of Keystone oil pipeline remains closed due to potential leak

Sections of the TransCanada Corp Keystone oil pipeline remains closed, awaiting investigation, following a potential leak near Louis, Missouri. Crews were sent to assess the suspected leak, located between Steele City, Nebraska and Patoka, Illinois, where the pipeline had been closed. The pipeline that carries 590,000 barrels per day, is […]

Canada’s output higher than capacity

Canada’s output higher than capacity

A new National Energy Board report has found that Western Canada is producing more oil than its pipeline infrastructure has capacity for. The report said that as of September 2018, Western Canada has produced 4.30 million barrels of crude per day, while capacity was only 3.95 million bpd. Canada’s largest […]

BC faces winter gas shortage after pipeline explosion

BC faces winter gas shortage after pipeline explosion

British Columbia is facing a gas shortage of 20% to 50% this winter following a natural gas pipeline explosion earlier this month near the city of Prince George. FortisBC said it had anticipated a ruptured pipe to be running by mid-November, it will only be able to operate at a […]

Canada orders new review of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Canada orders new review of Trans Mountain Pipeline

The Canadian federal government has ordered a new National Energy Board (NEB) review of its Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion project to investigate the impact of increased oil traffic off the coast of British Columbia (BC). In August, a Federal Court appeal rejected the government’s approval of the expansion project citing […]

Canada defends oil support

Canada defends oil support

Canada’s environment minister has said she would not apologise for the country’s support for its oil producers, stating that governmental policies must benefit all Canadians. While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is attempting to position Canada as a global leader in fighting climate change, it is also looking to expand […]

Trans Mountain Expansion more expensive than expected

Trans Mountain Expansion more expensive than expected

Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. documents have found the Trans Mountain Expansion project could cost more and take longer to complete than current estimates. A new report that was part of the Kinder Morgan’s sale of the project’s assets to the Canadian Government found that capital costs could increase by as […]

Canada cuts carbon capture costs

Canada cuts carbon capture costs

Canadian firm Carbon Engineering has cut its costs of carbon capture to less than $100 per tonne, down from the previous cost estimate of $600 per tonne. The firm has run a direct air capture (DAC) pilot in Squamish, British Columbia, since 2015 and has captures 1 tonnes per day […]