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Alberta plans to buy 7,000 railcars to ease 'crisis' in oil price differentials
Alberta needs to buy as many as 7,000 railcars if it wants to be able to meet its goal of shipping an additional 120,000 barrels of oil a day, says Premier Rachel Notley.
Formation water reduction technology proves successful in the field
Produced water, or formation water, is naturally occurring water that is brought to the surface during oil and gas production. It is by far the largest by-product for the industry. While there is significant variation in
Rachel Notley unveils carbon tax break for oil and gas drilling companies
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is handing out tax breaks for oil and gas drillers along with criticism of Ottawa’s lack of appreciation for how damaging are current price discounts on western Canadian oil.

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Alberta plans to buy 7,000 railcars to ease 'crisis' in oil price differentials
Alberta needs to buy as many as 7,000 railcars if it wants to be able to meet its goal of shipping an additional 120,000 barrels of oil a day, says Premier Rachel Notley.
Oil and Water: Finding New Uses for Fracking Waste Water
Fracking requires a huge amount of water, a major concern in dry Western states that otherwise welcome the practice. But New Mexico thinks it can mitigate that problem by pushing oil companies to treat and recycle......
Formation water reduction technology proves successful in the field
Produced water, or formation water, is naturally occurring water that is brought to the surface during oil and gas production. It is by far the largest by-product for the industry. While there is significant variation in
Rachel Notley unveils carbon tax break for oil and gas drilling companies
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is handing out tax breaks for oil and gas drillers along with criticism of Ottawa’s lack of appreciation for how damaging are current price discounts on western Canadian oil.
Light at the End of the Pipeline
Western Canada has the cheapest oil prices in the world. Canadian heavy oil is selling for $US 45 under WTI, light oil is selling for $US 25/B less. The price markdowns are costing the Canadian economy over $C 100MM
New Produced Water Blueprint Expected in 2019
According to the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC), a U.S. association of state ground water regulatory agencies, more than 90 percent of produced water – laden with salts, organics, metals, solids and other
Qatar retains position as world’s top LNG exporter
Qatar has retained the crown of world’s largest exporter of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in 2017. The country exported 81 million tonnes (MT) last year, enabling it to remain market leader with a share of 27.6 percent...
U.S. sees little impact from Keystone XL pipeline's planned route
The Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project cleared a hurdle on Monday as the Trump administration said in a draft environmental assessment that an alternative route through Nebraska would not do major harm to water...
Oil-by-rail reaches record levels in May — on track to rise higher still amid pipeline crunch
Canadian shipments of oil via rail have hit an all-time record high, and analysts expect shipments to go higher amid a pipeline crunch. New data from the National Energy Board shows Canadian oil companies shipped an...
One scientist's radical idea to engineer mice and stop Lyme disease
Scientists are proposing the radical evolutionary step of genetically engineering the white-footed mice of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket to rid the islands of Lyme disease. The nasty bacterial infection can cause...

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