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Alberta's Area-Based Closure Program For Inactive Oil And Gas Sites
Wells and related infrastructure are commonly shut in and made inactive when oil and gas prices are low or their productivity declines.
Canada
3 Oct 2018
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British Columbia Strengthens Oil And Gas Liability Management Regime
British Columbia has introduced amendments to the Oil and Gas Activities Act to address a growing number of orphan oil and gas sites due to increased operator insolvencies.
Canada
30 Apr 2018
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Alberta Tightens Eligibility Requirements For Oil And Gas Licences
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has significantly tightened the eligibility requirements for individuals and companies to hold oil and gas licences and approvals.
Canada
8 Dec 2017
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Alberta Limits The Use Of Carbon Credits And Requires Quarterly Reporting For Very Large Emitters
Alberta recently announced that for the 2018 compliance year under the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER) it will limit the use of carbon credits to 30% of a regulated entity's compliance obligations.
Canada
22 Mar 2017
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Saskatchewan Expands And Modernizes Its Pipeline Law
Saskatchewan's Ministry of Energy and Resources is planning on expanding and modernizing its pipeline legislation in response to criticism in a 2012 provincial auditor's report and a 1,500-barrel oil spill.
Canada
7 Dec 2016
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Researchers Zero In On How Fracking Can Cause Earthquakes
A new academic study reveals two ways hydraulic fracturing by oil and gas operators can cause earthquakes in Alberta, Canada.
Canada
19 Nov 2016
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Alberta Law To Cap Oil Sands Emissions
The Alberta government has introduced Bill 25: Oil Sands Emissions Limit Act into the legislature. If enacted, Alberta will have an annual legislated 100 megatonne cap on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from oil sands projects, including mining, in situ and upgrading projects.
Canada
8 Nov 2016
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Alberta Energy Regulator Increases Restrictions On Transfers Following Redwater Decision
The LMR is a measurement of a company's assets versus its liabilities.
Canada
23 Jun 2016
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New Emergency Reporting Rules For Incidents Involving Transportation Of Dangerous Goods
Amendments to the federal Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Amendments) now require shippers of dangerous goods to immediately file an emergency report with local authorities if the dangerous goods are lost, stolen or involved in a collision.
Canada
20 Jun 2016
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Newfoundland & Labrador Hydraulic Fracturing Review Panel Release Report
The Canadian Province of Newfoundland & Labrador mandated an independent panel to conduct a public review and advise the Minister of Natural Resources on the socio-economic and environmental implications of hydraulic fracturing in Western Newfoundland.
Canada
13 Jun 2016
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New Brunswick Extends Fracking Moratorium Indefinitely
The Canadian Province of New Brunswick's Energy Minister has announced that the current moratorium on hydraulic fracturing will continue indefinitely.
Canada
13 Jun 2016
12
Climate Change Policy Profiles Of Key Nations – Canada
Canada has a number of federal and province-based financial initiatives in place to support clean energy investment, research and development.
Canada
11 Nov 2015
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Canada's Northwest Territories Propose New Hydraulic Fracturing Filing Regulations For On Shore Wells
The Northwest Territories (NWT) in Canada's north have released for public comment proposed Hydraulic Fracturing Filing Regulations under the NWT's Oil and Gas Operations Act.
Canada
20 Apr 2015
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Canada's Yukon Government Paves The Way For Hydraulic Fracturing
The Yukon government has accepted all 21 recommendations made by a Select Committee of the Legislative Assembly Regarding the Rights and Benefits of Hydraulic Fracturing.
Canada
17 Apr 2015
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Alberta Energy Regulator Responds To Earthquakes Possibly Linked To Fracking
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has issued new rules which create a "traffic light" process in response to earthquakes believed to have been caused by hydraulic fracturing.
Canada
27 Mar 2015
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Alberta Taking Steps To Protect Groundwater From Hydraulic Fracturing Operations
The Government of Alberta has released a Water Conservation Action Plan which includes short and long-term strategic actions to protect groundwater from the risks associated with hydraulic fracturing operations.
Canada
30 Dec 2014
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Alberta Extends With "Play-Based" Regulation Experiment
The Alberta Energy Regulator has extended its pilot project for a "play-based" regulatory framework for unconventional oil and gas development in part of the Duvernay shale play in west-central Alberta.
Canada
8 Dec 2014
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Alberta Court Confirms Regulatory Immunity
The Court of Appeal of Alberta has confirmed that the Energy Resources Conservation Board is immune from a negligence lawsuit by a landowner.
Canada
13 Nov 2014
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Canada’s TSB Determines Crude Oil In Train Derailment To Be Unaffected By Fracturing Fluid Additives
On July 6, 2013, shortly before 1:00 am, a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway freight train which was parked for the night on a hill seven miles above Lac Megantic, Quebec started to roll.
Canada
22 Aug 2014
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Alberta Experiments With "Play-Based" Regulation
The Alberta Energy Regulator will pilot a "play-based" regulatory framework for unconventional oil and gas development in part of the Duvernay shale play in west-central Alberta this fall.
Canada
14 Jul 2014
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