Exxon’s Imperial Shuts Oil-Sands Mine After Pipeline Spill

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Exxon’s Imperial Shuts Oil-Sands Mine After Pipeline Spill

Exxon Mobil Corp.’s Imperial Oil shut down its oil-sands mine after a spill from a pipeline that supplies diluent to the operation, adding to the woes of Canada’s beleaguered energy industry. Imperial announced the ramp-down of its Kearl mine in northern Alberta on Wednesday, following a leak Saturday that led Inter Pipeline Ltd. to shut

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Enbridge Moving Towards Natural Gas and Renewable Energy

Enbridge Inc., North America’s largest pipeline company, is shifting its asset mix to reflect the energy transition underway across the world. Al Monaco, chief executive officer of the Calgary-based company, said his company is taking a “gradual” approach to energy transition. While it will continue to invest in oil pipelines, the company will also invest

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Work to Resume on Coastal GasLink Pipeline

Work is expected to resume on a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia that has been at the center of protests that have disrupted both rail and road traffic in many parts of the country. It follows a proposed arrangement that was reached Sunday during talks in Smithers, B.C., involving Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and senior

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Court Victory for Disputed Trans Mountain Pipeline Project

Construction on the pipeline expansion began in December. Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge to a controversial pipeline expansion, a victory for the beleaguered project. The court says the federal government held “adequate and meaningful” consultations with indigenous peoples, as required by law. Some indigenous groups had gone to the appellate court

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Canadian Gas Prices Rise After New Pipeline Rules

Canadian natural gas is trading at the highest price relative to U.S. benchmarks in about 10 months after producers cut back on drilling and a rule change on a key Alberta pipeline system last year helped to better manage flows of the fuel. The discount on gas traded at Alberta’s AECO hub versus the Henry

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Trans Mountain Pipeline Makes Landmark Step Forward

The controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project made a landmark step forward with the start of construction in Alberta on Tuesday, two weeks before a federal court of appeal is set to hold hearings on challenges to the project. In August, the Canadian federal government announced that work would resume on the Trans Mountain oil

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Canada Approves $5.5bn Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Project

Canada has approved the Trans Mountain expansion project after a federal court sent it back for review last summer. The Canadian political party Federal Liberals took the rare step last year of buying the pipeline for C$4.5bn to help ensure the project’s survival. Environmentalists and some First Nations fiercely oppose Trans Mountain. Prime Minister Trudeau

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