Kevin Grandia, Rabble.ca, November 5, 2013
Ian Bailey & Gary Mason, Globe and Mail, Nov. 05 2013
Vancouver — B.C. Premier Christy Clark and her Alberta counterpart Alison Redford have reached a broad framework for an agreement to satisfy B.C.’s five conditions for supporting oil pipeline development in the province.
News Release, BC Government, Nov 5 2013
VANCOUVER - After officials worked through the night, Alberta Premier Alison Redford and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark today announced a framework agreement between the two provinces on moving energy resources to new markets.
Edmonton Journal, The Canadian Press, October 19, 2013
GAINFORD, Alta. - Emergency crews are monitoring a massive fire burning after a tanker train carrying oil and gas derailed west of Edmonton overnight.
Sarah O'Donnell & Dan Healing, Edmonton Journal & Calgary Herald, August 23, 2013
EDMONTON - A promised report into the safety of Alberta’s vast pipeline network prompted by a series of high profile spills fails to dig into some of the most serious concerns, critics said Friday.
Alberta Energy, 23 Aug 2013
The Government of Alberta supports the innovative, responsible and sustainable development of our province’s energy resources through a variety of technology funds and initiatives.
Editorial, Vancouver Sun, August 16, 2013
Prospect of a pipeline to deliver oilsands crude embraced in New Brunswick, opposed in B.C.
Graham Thomson, Edmonton Journal, August 13, 2013
I’m not sure anybody looks forward to the end of summer. But I would hazard a guess that of all those not looking forward to it, nobody is dreading the end of summer more than Energy Minister Ken Hughes. Not even schoolchildren and road construction crews.
Kiley Kroh, Climate Progress, June 19 2013
Following initial speculation that the leak stemmed from aging infrastructure, officials from Apache Corp. revealed that the pipeline was only five years old and had been designed to last for 30.
Nathan VanderKlippe, The Globe and Mail, Jun. 12 2013
Yadullah Hussain, Financial Post, Apr 25 2013
Hemmed in by unco-operative jurisdictions to the south, west and east, Alberta is looking upward, exploring at least two new northern projects that would help the province get its oil to tidewater, making it available for export to overseas markets.
Karen Kleiss, Edmonton Journal, April 26, 2013
Government acts after receiving Greenpeace report
Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail, Mar. 28 2013
France’s Total SA says current market conditions favour processing oil sands crude on the U.S. Gulf Coast rather than building an $11.6-billion upgrader in Alberta, as the company took a $1.65-billion (U.S.) loss on its 49-per-cent stake in the cancelled Voyageur project.
Brent Jang, Globe and Mail, Mar. 27 2013
Suncor Energy Inc., Canada’s biggest oil-sands producer, has cancelled its $11.6-billion Voyageur upgrader project because of soaring capital costs – and the belief that better profits are to be found in shipping out unprocessed bitumen.
Bob Weber, The Canadian Press, Edmonton Journal, March 3, 2013
EDMONTON - Alberta aboriginals are lining up against an energy project deemed crucial to the B.C. economy.
Richard Blackwell, Globe and Mail, Feb. 25 2013
For the second time in less than a year a key carbon capture and storage project in Alberta has been hit with a major setback, denting the province’s efforts to combat carbon emissions.
By Barbara Yaffe, Vancouver Sun, February 7, 2013
But Alberta reluctant to ask for intervention, fearing it could backfire
Alberta desperately wants a pipeline built across a reluctant B.C., but not badly enough to court Ottawa's constitutional intervention.
Terry Pedwell, Canadian Press, Winnipeg Free Press, Feb 1 2013
OTTAWA - The federal government is firming up its support of two projects that would see oil from Alberta piped to Atlantic Canada.Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says he gave a tentative nod to one proposal in a meeting with industry giant Irving Oil.
Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal, November 21, 2012
EDMONTON - Atco Pipelines is proposing to spend about $700 million to replace 260 kilometres of high-pressure natural gas pipelines in Edmonton and Calgary, with homeowners paying an extra $2 per on their monthly bills over five years to cover the work.
Dave Cooper, Edmonton Journal, August 24, 2012
EDMONTON - A proposed coal mine on Hinton’s doorstep could cost $1.5 billion if fully developed and bring more than 500 new jobs to the town.
By Karen Kleiss, Edmonton Journal, July 20, 2012
EDMONTON - Government and industry bowed to public pressure Friday, announcing a review of Alberta’s pipeline safety rules and $500 million in new spill-prevention features for the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline.
Bob Weber, Globe and Mail, Jul. 12 2012
Calls for an independent review into pipeline safety in Alberta are growing, with some saying it’s even more urgent now that a U.S. investigation has sharply criticized a Calgary company’s efforts to clean up a major oil spill.
By Karen Kleiss, Edmonton Journal, June 26, 2012
Government says oversight already exists
A coalition of 17 landowner and environmental groups launched an advertising campaign Monday to demand an independent review of pipeline safety in Alberta.
Matt Kasper, ThinkProgress.org, June 22 2012
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline running from Alberta’s tar sands south to Nebraska and Texas continues to stay in the public eye. Mitt Romney gave it center stage in a