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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY — Officials on Tuesday recovered the remains of five gas rig workers who had been missing since a fiery explosion in eastern Oklahoma a day earlier. Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said once the natural gas drilling rig...
MONTREAL — CN Rail is raising its quarterly dividend 10 per cent after its 2017 profits surged 51 per cent to nearly $5.5 billion due to lower U.S. taxes. The country's largest railway says it will pay 45.5 cents per common...
MONTREAL — Moody's Investors Service says global automakers, aside from Tesla, will generate low returns on battery electric vehicles even though sales will surge by 2030. The rating's service estimates that electric vehicles will account for about seven to eight per...
CALGARY — The National Energy Board has denied an application from Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline for approval of a new pipeline service and toll, citing uncertainty of natural gas market. The regulator says Maritimes and Northeast had offered a load retention service and...
VANCOUVER — Municipalities and residents in British Columbia are set to argue that the proposed route of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would damage sensitive ecosystems, harm public parks and trails and adversely impact homeowners. The National Energy Board will...
CALGARY — The National Energy Board says it has established a process to resolve future permitting issues between the builders of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and provincial and municipal authorities. The NEB says that under the new process,...
TABER, Alta. — Thousands of farmers in Western Canada have been granted the right to appear before the Supreme Court of Canada to oppose a legal decision they say allows energy companies to walk away from unprofitable wells on their...
EDMONTON — Scientists have figured out how hydraulic fracking causes earthquakes in northern Alberta, but they have a way to go before they can use that knowledge to predict if it will cause temblors in other areas. "Right now, there isn't a good...
CALGARY — Shares in Calgary-based Husky Energy Inc. (TSX:HSE) fell by as much as 7.7 per cent on Thursday morning after operations aboard its SeaRose FPSO vessel off the Newfoundland and Labrador coast was ordered suspended by the federal-provincial regulator because of a...
CALGARY — TransCanada Corp. says it has confirmed strong commercial support for its controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The company says it has concluded an open season for the pipeline project with roughly 500,000 barrels per day of firm, 20-year commitments. TransCanada says...
CALGARY — Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. (TSX:KML) is projecting that the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project could be a year behind schedule as it continues to encounter permitting delays. The estimate is three months further behind from the company's last estimate in December, and now...
REGINA — A Saskatchewan First Nation is suing the province and the federal government to try to regain some control over traditional land it says has been whittled away by agricultural and industrial development. A lawyer for the Carry The...
OTTAWA — The Liberal government is creating an independent watchdog to enforce responsible conduct of Canadian companies operating abroad. International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne announced the new position Wednesday. The role of the Canadian ombudsperson for responsible enterprise will be to work towards resolving...
OTTAWA — The Liberal government is creating an independent watchdog to enforce responsible conduct of Canadian companies operating abroad. International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne is announcing the new position at a news conference today. The role of the Canadian Ombudsperson for...
CALGARY — Steep discounts in prices for western Canadian heavy oil are moderating and should gradually ease through 2018 to allow Canadian producers to reap bigger rewards from strengthening world oil prices, according to GMP FirstEnergy. A spike in the difference between Western Canadian...
BEIJING — The fire from a sunken Iranian tanker ship in the East China Sea has burned out, a Chinese transport ministry spokesman said Monday, although concerns remain about possible major pollution to the sea bed and surrounding waters. The...
CALGARY — Suncor Energy Inc. says operations have ceased at its oilsands base plant near Fort McMurray, Alta., after a temporary power loss Wednesday afternoon. Company spokesperson Erin Rees would only describe the cause of the power loss as a "process upset" but says power was restored as of...
EDMONTON — Alberta's governing NDP says draft policy ideas put forward by the Opposition United Conservatives are risky and would benefit the wealthy — but the new party calls that baseless fearmongering. Finance Minister Joe Ceci says a proposal to return to a...