Disappointment from unfulfilled expectations

April 3, 2018

When the oil downturn hit its greatest depths, when things looked bleakest, there was hope. Hope that when oil hit US$50 per barrel for WTI, then, surely when it hit US$65,...

There can be no other goal but zero

March 1, 2018

At the end of January we had the privilege of having an extended conversation with Murray Elliott the relatively-new president of Energy Safety Canada (ESC), formerly known...

Where will we get the CO2 from?

January 29, 2018

Last month Pipeline News spoke to Grant Fagerheim, president and CEO of Whitecap Resources Ltd. The company has now closed on its $940 million deal to purchase the ...

Oh, if only it were so

August 15, 2017

On July 19, The Financial Post’s Claudia Cattaneo wrote a piece entitled “Saskatchewan advantage means oil activity surges while Alberta lags.” Maybe we missed something ...

Letter: Process our own oil

April 13, 2018

With all the jingoism over Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion creating jobs—and almost all of it temporary work—it’s conspicuous how there’s no mention of creating actual ...

The true rock stars of the oil industry

August 14, 2018

Back in January, my phone rang. On the other end of the phone was Melinda Yurkowski, assistance chief geologist, petroleum geology, who looks after the sedimentary ...