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Editorial: All bird deaths are regrettable

The NDP, like many governments, is embracing wind energy as an environmentally friendly alternative to coal-fired electricity plants.

Alberta already has approximately 900 wind turbines, offering the third-largest generating capacity among the provinces, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association. 509 more words

Rachel Notley

Notley says federal NDP pipeline opposition is irrelevant

Premier Rachel Notley said Friday that opposition to pipelines by the newly elected leader of the federal NDP has little bearing on the ongoing debate over the projects. 424 more words


China offers to buy 5% of Saudi Aramco directly - sources

DUBAI/LONDON — China is offering to buy up to 5 per cent of Saudi Aramco directly, sources said, a move that could give Saudi Arabia the flexibility to consider various options for its plan to float the world’s biggest oil producer on the stock market. 794 more words


Here's the hot Canadian oil play you probably never heard about

Just 200 kilometres southwest of the Fort McMurray oilsands hub in northern Alberta, investors are rushing to secure rights to land that produces crude at much lower costs than the massive operations the region’s known for. 812 more words


Oil is set to end its multi-week rally as oversupply concerns begin to resurface

AMSTERDAM — Oil prices fell around two per cent on Friday, and were set to end Brent’s longest multi-week rally in 16 months following profit taking and the return of oversupply concerns. 409 more words

Oil Prices

Alberta's patch: Solving the world's big environmental challenges or a sunset industry?

Dan Wicklum, one of the oilsands’ most influential scientists, believes Alberta’s oilsands sector will decades from now look back on the construction of a facility this year in southeast Calgary to convert greenhouse gas emissions from a gas-powered power plant into valuable products as the next big chapter in its evolution. 2,214 more words


Newfoundland has a message for Ottawa: Don't mess with our oil

Ottawa’s push to beef up and centralize regulatory reviews of major energy projects is running into a big and unpredictable hurdle: Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil industry. 909 more words