oil & gas

The corporate logo of Crescent Point Energy Corp. is shown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Crescent Point raises 2021 production guidance as higher prices boost Q2 profits

Crescent Point raises 2021 production guidance as higher prices boost Q2 profits

 

The MEG Energy Corp. logo is seen in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, MEG Energy *MANDATORY CREDIT*

MEG Energy boosts 2021 production guidance on strong six months and Q2 profits

MEG Energy boosts 2021 production guidance on strong six months and Q2 profits

 

Trainees roll pipe off a catwalk during a training session to lay down drill pipe on a rig floor at Precision Drilling in Nisku, Alta., on Friday, January 20, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Precision Drilling posts $75.9 million loss in second quarter despite better outlook

Precision Drilling posts $75.9 million loss in second quarter despite better outlook

 

Terra Nova FPSO, a massive floating production, storage and offloading vessel used in the oil and gas industry, heads along the Newfoundland coast near St. John's on Friday, Aug. 3, 2001. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Researcher says N.L. wrong to ‘double down’ on fossil fuels with offshore subsidies

Researcher says N.L. wrong to ‘double down’ on fossil fuels with offshore subsidies

Terra Nova FPSO, a massive floating production, storage and offloading vessel used in the oil and gas industry, heads along the Newfoundland coast near St. John's on Friday, Aug. 3, 2001. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground in a canola field near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. The expected uptake of electric vehicles and higher goals coming from countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions are the top reasons why a climate-focused research group is calling on governments not to spend on Alberta's oil sector. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Climate ambition, push for electric vehicles driving down need for oil: report

Climate ambition, push for electric vehicles driving down need for oil: report

Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground in a canola field near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. The expected uptake of electric vehicles and higher goals coming from countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions are the top reasons why a climate-focused research group is calling on governments not to spend on Alberta's oil sector. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Alberta's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Monday, July 6, 2020. A judge is expected to rule this morning on a challenge of the United Conservative government's inquiry into whether foreign groups have conspired against Alberta's oil industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Judge dismisses attempt to quash ‘anti-Alberta’ activities inquiry

Judge dismisses attempt to quash ‘anti-Alberta’ activities inquiry

Alberta's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Monday, July 6, 2020. A judge is expected to rule this morning on a challenge of the United Conservative government's inquiry into whether foreign groups have conspired against Alberta's oil industry. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Pumpjacks pump crude oil in Alberta on June 20, 2007.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

Court asked to step in as SanLing Energy warns it intends to stop operations

Court asked to step in as SanLing Energy warns it intends to stop operations

Pumpjacks pump crude oil in Alberta on June 20, 2007.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
The Suncor mine facility along the Athabasca River is seen from a helicopter tour of the oilsands near Fort McMurray, Alta., Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says predictions of the end of the oil industry during a global price war and the onset of the pandemic a year ago have proven false and the sector is quickly rebounding to pre-COVID levels of production and pricing.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Industry optimism rising with production but producers still cautious

Industry optimism rising with production but producers still cautious

The Suncor mine facility along the Athabasca River is seen from a helicopter tour of the oilsands near Fort McMurray, Alta., Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The head of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers says predictions of the end of the oil industry during a global price war and the onset of the pandemic a year ago have proven false and the sector is quickly rebounding to pre-COVID levels of production and pricing.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Inter Pipeline's Heartland Petrochemical Complex in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. is shown in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Inter Pipeline *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Bigger grant for petrochemical complex should boost Inter Pipeline bid, analyst says

Bigger grant for petrochemical complex should boost Inter Pipeline bid, analyst says

Inter Pipeline's Heartland Petrochemical Complex in Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. is shown in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Inter Pipeline *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

Whitecap Resources strikes deal to buy Kicking Horse for $300M in cash and shares

A pumpjack is silhouetted against the setting sun in Oklahoma City, March 22, 2012. No surprises are expected today as shareholders in ARC Resources Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. vote virtually on an all-shares transaction to form Canada's sixth-largest oil and gas producer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Sue Ogrocki

Seven Generations Energy and Arc Resources shareholders approve $8.1-billion merger

Seven Generations Energy and Arc Resources shareholders approve $8.1-billion merger

A pumpjack is silhouetted against the setting sun in Oklahoma City, March 22, 2012. No surprises are expected today as shareholders in ARC Resources Ltd. and Seven Generations Energy Ltd. vote virtually on an all-shares transaction to form Canada's sixth-largest oil and gas producer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Sue Ogrocki

Alberta regulator orders takeover of Mojek Resources’ wells, pipelines, facilities

Alberta regulator orders takeover of Mojek Resources’ wells, pipelines, facilities

The Tourmaline Oil Corp. logo is shown in this undated handout photo. The CEO of Tourmaline Oil Corp. says there are still plenty of potential acquisition targets in Western Canada but that may change if recently higher global oil prices continue to strengthen. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Tourmaline Oil Corp. *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Tourmaline Oil CEO says oilpatch acquisition environment still ‘positive’

Tourmaline Oil CEO says oilpatch acquisition environment still ‘positive’

The Tourmaline Oil Corp. logo is shown in this undated handout photo. The CEO of Tourmaline Oil Corp. says there are still plenty of potential acquisition targets in Western Canada but that may change if recently higher global oil prices continue to strengthen. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Tourmaline Oil Corp. *MANDATORY CREDIT*
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Alberta oil and gas well information available on non-profit website

Wellwiki.org makes it easier to track down info on drilled wells

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A decommissioned pumpjack is shown at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. The Alberta Energy Regulator says it is suspending all of the licences held by an oil and gas producer with more than 2,200 wells and 2,100 pipelines after it failed to bring its operations into compliance. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Energy Regulator suspends licences of oil and gas producer that owes $67M

Alberta Energy Regulator suspends licences of oil and gas producer that owes $67M

A decommissioned pumpjack is shown at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016. The Alberta Energy Regulator says it is suspending all of the licences held by an oil and gas producer with more than 2,200 wells and 2,100 pipelines after it failed to bring its operations into compliance. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
The corporate logo of Enerplus Corp., Calgary-based oil and gas producer, is shown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

Calgary’s Enerplus announces US$465M takeover as court rules against N.D. pipeline

Calgary’s Enerplus announces US$465M takeover as court rules against N.D. pipeline

The corporate logo of Enerplus Corp., Calgary-based oil and gas producer, is shown. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Equinor CEO Eldar Saetre speaks as he gives the company quarterly capital market update in London, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Alastair Grant

Norwegian company signals focus shift to East Coast after selling oilsands interests

Norwegian company signals focus shift to East Coast after selling oilsands interests

Equinor CEO Eldar Saetre speaks as he gives the company quarterly capital market update in London, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Alastair Grant
Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Oil and gas industry forecasts small spending rise after slashed budgets in 2020

Oil and gas industry forecasts small spending rise after slashed budgets in 2020

Pumpjacks draw oil out of the ground near Olds, Alta., Thursday, July 16, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Several pipeline projects now under construction to deliver Alberta oil to export markets, are helping fuel CAPP’s rosier forecast for the oil and gas sector in 2021. (Flickr photo)
Several pipeline projects now under construction to deliver Alberta oil to export markets, are helping fuel CAPP’s rosier forecast for the oil and gas sector in 2021. (Flickr photo)
FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, caribou from the Porcupine caribou herd migrate onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The U.S. government held its first-ever oil and gas lease sale Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 for Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an event critics labeled as a bust with major oil companies staying on the sidelines and a state corporation emerging as the main bidder. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File)

US holds first oil lease sale for Alaska’s Arctic refuge

US holds first oil lease sale for Alaska’s Arctic refuge

FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, caribou from the Porcupine caribou herd migrate onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in northeast Alaska. The U.S. government held its first-ever oil and gas lease sale Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 for Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an event critics labeled as a bust with major oil companies staying on the sidelines and a state corporation emerging as the main bidder. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP, File)