The Petroleum Safety Conference is from May 10-12 2016 at the Banff Centre.
An investigation by CBC has revealed the amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S or sour gas) released by the Co-op Refinery Complex is significantly higher than any other refinery in the country. According to Environment Canada while some VOCs are are not a concern, others are toxic and can cause cancer […]
A report released by the Environmental Protection Agency in the United States earlier this month on hydraulic fracturing has come out in support of the oil and gas industry. The report concludes the extraction process has “not led to widespread, systemic impacts on drinking water.” Having said that, it is also acknowledged there’s plenty of […]
Two big carbon emitters Capital Power and Shell, are showing support for Alberta’s plan to strengthen its greenhouse gas rules. Capital Power CEO Brian Vaasjo expects more green energy investment as a result of the steps being taken by Alberta’s New democrat government. “Not only is it the right thing to do, it’s the right […]
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has reported Canada’s oilsands producers are prepared to take a greater leadership role on climate action as part of the growing global intention to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Tim McMillan, CAPP President said, “Alberta has world class energy resources and oilsands companies are committed to developing world class […]
The New Democrats have announced ATB Financial’s CEO Dave Mowatt will lead a review of oil and gas royalties. Mowatt says his goal is to ensure a royalty environment where all parties, the province, companies and communities can prosper. Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd says the findings will be made public. Preliminary results are expected by the end […]
It is a first for Canada’s oil and gas industry. An internationally recognized awards show stopped in Calgary for the inaugural Canadian Oil & Gas Awards. Over two dozen companies received the honour tonight of being picked best among their peers. Oliver Bridgen, the Oil & Gas Awards COO took time out from a very […]
Cleaning up a mess of paper is child’s play for Dan Giurescu. His business, Caledonia Solutions, helps companies get off their paper addiction and move towards a more environmentally friendly paperless office. The benefits don’t stop there. Giurescu also told iKan Media how such a change can save money and improve performance. Check out his interview.
For the most part people in the oil industry are well aware of what corporate social responsibility means. And that meaning is a little different depending on who you work for. What is becoming clear with mounting opposition against fossil fuels is a companies interaction with the community is perhaps more important than ever. The […]
The Oil & Gas Awards Industry Summit tackled a number of topics pertaining to the oil industry. That included corporate social responsibility; new government, new business; leadership; and innovation to name a few held during the one day event. Another panel discussion was titled “Health & safety best practice”. The panelists included Bradley Huber with […]