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Drilling and service-rig companies need more qualified workers to meet producer demands, but there isn’t enough margin or stability in the industry to lure people back.
While low oil and gas prices are obviously depressing activity levels in Western Canada, regulatory uncertainty is also a major culprit, says a spokesman for drilling and service rig companies.
While oil and gas producers are doing more work with less money, service companies who have deployed expensive state-of-the-art equipment are unable to earn a reasonable return on their investment, reporters heard on Tuesday.
Despite legislative denial for the preferred route of TransCanada Corporation’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley remains confident that the project will move forward.
Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 5 active operators as of Nov. 22, 2017, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.
According to new data in CanOils’s latest M&A review for October 2017, M&A deals involving Cenovus Energy Inc. as either the acquirer or selling party have accounted for half of all upstream deal activity in Canada betwee…
In Northern Québec, according to Qarjuit Youth Council vice-president Olivia Ikey, resource development simply is not a priority given the region’s more pressing issues for young Indigenous Canadians — issues that often d…
Well-informed people in a modern society need to seek out expert knowledge, ask questions, think critically, and apply common sense in understanding complex issues. 
The Canadian natural resources industry is undergoing enormous change. Volatile energy prices — the reality of US 55 per barrel — reduced production reliability, uncertain market access, the government’s climate change agenda, tightening…
Suncor Energy Inc. is requesting that the Alberta Energy Regulatory (AER) extend the confidentiality period for its test of a warm solvent in situ oilsands technology as the company prepares for a second field pilot.
Industry Related News - Mondaq
November 21st
On October 26, 2017, the Ontario government issued its latest Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP) entitled Delivering Fairness and Choice pursuant to the Energy Statute Law Amendment Act, 2016
November 20th
In early November 2015, the Progressive Conservative-led Government of Newfoundland and Labrador introduced a new generic offshore royalty regime that was to apply to all projects going forward.
November 16th
New build major hydroelectric projects in Canada are proving costly, controversial and vulnerable to review and reconsiderations even after construction has commenced.
November 16th
Distributed Generation (DG) refers to smaller-sized generation projects (generally less than 20MW) that are directly connected to the lower voltage local electricity distribution systems that service consumers.
November 16th
In late October, Ontario's Minister of Energy (Glenn Thibeault) issued Directives to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and the Ontario Energy Board (OEB),
November 15th
British Columbia recently brought into force a new land-based spills regime and three new regulations requiring transporters of liquid petroleum products to have provincial spill response plans,
November 15th
On November 3, 2017, the Newfoundland and Labrador Government published new Offshore Oil Royalty Regulations replacing the Royalty Regulations, 2003.
November 14th
The Redwater Energy Corporation (Redwater) saga endures as the issues in the case continue to loom large in the Alberta oil and gas industry and the Federal bankruptcy regime.
November 10th
On November 1, 2017, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued its Final Report on BC Hydro's "Site C" hydroelectric project.
November 10th
The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal to the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Orphan Well Association to appeal the Alberta Court of Appeal's decision in Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited (2017 ABCA 124).

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