Chad Skelton, Vancouver Sun, April 18, 2013
Four of the five most active companies soliciting provincial politicians are in the energy sector
“The real way an industry moves politicians is by moving blocks of voters to align with their interests."
Francesco Trebbi, Assoc. Professor, Economics, UBC
Dan Healing, Calgary Herald, January 11, 2013
News release confirms top executive stepping down after 35 years
By Dina O'Meara, Calgary Herald, April 21, 2012
Natural gas producer monetizes coalbed methane interest in southern Alberta
CALGARY — Encana Corp. has sold a third of its interest in a heritage coalbed methane field to Japan’s Toyota Tsusho Corp., advancing its drive to develop partnerships in a low-price environment.
ALEX McCUAIG, Medicine Hat News, April 18 2012
An outspoken critic of coalbed methane fracking has won a comprehensive and long fought decision for the release of information regarding the natural gas recovery practice.
By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun, February 18, 2012
Company will sell 40-per-cent stake in Cutbank gas project in northeastern British Columbia
Encana Corp. announced Friday it has reached an agreement with Mitsubishi Corp. to sell a 40-per-cent stake in its Cutbank Ridge gas assets in northeastern British Columbia for $2.9 billion.
By Gordon Hamilton, Vancouver Sun, October 13, 2011
NEB’s okay opens new markets for Canadian natural gas
VANCOUVER — The National Energy Board has granted a 20-year licence to export liquid natural gas to KM LNG, the consortium with plans to build a liquid natural gas terminal at Kitimat, marking another step toward the construction of a $4.5 billion LNG terminal on B.C.’s west coast.
By Reuters, Calgary Herald, October 7, 2011
Enbridge to invest up to $900 million in Cabin gas plant
Enbridge Inc. said it would buy a majority stake in the Cabin gas plant in British Columbia’s Horn River Basin from Encana Corp. and some other sellers for $250 million Cdn, as it looks to strengthen its Canadian midstream business.
Rebecca Penty, Calgary Herald, October 5, 2011
Despite all the talk about Japan switching from nuclear energy and potentially requiring large amounts of natural gas for power, China is still the hungriest Asian market.
Enter North American liquefied natural gas.
NATHAN VANDERKLIPPE and CARRIE TAIT, Globe and Mail, Jun. 21, 2011
A multibillion-dollar natural gas deal between Encana Corp. and PetroChina International Investment Co. Ltd. has foundered amid unresolved issues over how to oversee the joint venture’s efforts to pull massive volumes of natural gas from the forest and muskeg of northeastern British Columbia.
Tamsin Carlisle, The National (English journal based in Abu Dhabi, UAE), Mar 27, 2011
Two Canadian gas export projects have gained momentum, raising prospects for the long-awaited global gas market to emerge through new trade links across the Pacific.
Nathan Vanderklippe, Carrie Tait, Andy Hoffman, Globe And Mail, Feb. 09, 2011
PetroChina International Investment Co. Ltd. (PTR-N135.04-0.24-0.18%) has agreed to pay $5.4-billion in a natural gas investment with Encana Corp. (ECA-T30.45-0.28-0.91%) that promises to be the largest Chinese investment in Canadian energy assets.
Chris Arsenault, Al Jazeera, Nov 12, 2010
Police relent in hunt for saboteur who attacked the US' top oil supplier, as some locals embrace conspiracy theories.
By Edward Welsch, Wall Street Journal, August 27, 2010
CALGARY (Dow Jones)--Canadian natural gas company EnCana Corp. (ECA) pleaded guilty to the deaths of 55 birds at its plants in Colorado and Wyoming, and agreed to spend more than $3 million on bird protections in those states.
CBC News, February 25, 2010
One of B.C.'s biggest natural gas plants is fouling the air because its smokestack is too short, CBC News has learned.
By Laura Drake, Canwest News Service, Vancouver Sun,
EDMONTON — Three oilfield companies are seeking a peace bond against Wiebo Ludwig and two others that could prevent the men from going near their property.
By Greg Amos, TheTyee.ca, 3 Feb 2010
It will boost BC's carbon output three per cent, but cap-and-trade can offset, says Premier.
A mammoth shale gas processing plant is lumbering ahead in northeastern B.C., but a proposal to implement carbon capture and storage (CCS) at the site appears dead in its tracks.
Mark Hume, Globe and Mail, Friday, Feb. 05, 2010
Investigation identifies serious missteps, from faulty valve to botched response
There were multiple system failures when an EnCana pipeline ruptured a few months ago near Pouce Coupe, in northeast British Columbia, releasing a massive cloud of gas that contained deadly hydrogen sulphide, according to an investigation by the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission.
By Karen Kleiss, Edmonton Journal, February 4, 2010
EDMONTON — EnCana failed to properly execute its emergency response plan after a serious gas leak at a northern British Columbia well-site last November, according to a new report from B.C.’s oil and gas watchdog.