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Industry network proposes strategy for staged, large-scale carbon capture and storage development
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Canada is in a unique position to take advantage of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology and, in so doing, become an environmental and energy leader, says a new industry study.
12/10/2007 | Full Story

Environmental protection spending holds steady at $6.8 billion, says StatsCan
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The dollar value of investments in environmental protection by Canadian industry remained virtually unchanged between 2002 and 2004, at a total of $6.8 billion. This followed a substantial increase in...
12/3/2007 | Full Story

Alberta Energy supports testing of more sustainable oil, bitumen extraction processes
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Alberta's Energy Department is providing nearly $16.5 million in royalty adjustments to support two innovative projects that will explore environmentally sustainable ways to recover new energy supplie...
11/19/2007 | Full Story

Major industrial emitters report small decline in GHG releases
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Total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from Canada's major industrial emitters inched downward in 2006, declining by 2.3% from 2005 levels. Data compiled by Statistics Canada on behalf of Environment Ca...
11/19/2007 | Full Story

Oil sands firm says underground bitumen production could cut GHG emissions by up to half
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Adopting an underground bitumen production process could help the oil industry achieve substantial reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while maintaining current levels of production, says OSU...
10/1/2007 | Full Story

EUB grants conditional approval for oil sands upgrader project
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The Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB) has granted North West Upgrading approval to construct, operate and reclaim a 150,000-barrel-per-day oil sands bitumen upgrader in Sturgeon County, about 4...
8/13/2007 | Full Story

Saskatchewan orphan well cleanup program to be funded by oil and gas industry
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The Saskatchewan government has introduced a new program for the cleanup of orphan oil and gas wells and facilities in the province. Developed in consultation with industry, the regulatory program aut...
8/6/2007 | Full Story

Alberta oil sands MSC report presents vision of how resource development should proceed
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After a full year of consultations, Alberta's Oil Sands Consultations Multistakeholder Committee (MSC) succeeded in reaching consensus on over two-thirds of the 120 recommendations contained in its fi...
8/6/2007 | Full Story

EUB reports solution gas flaring down 71.5% since 1996, venting down 56.4% since 2000
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Upstream oil and gas companies in Alberta have reduced solution gas flaring by 71.5% since 1996 and solution gas venting by 56.4% since 2000. Together, these reductions have prevented the release of a...
7/30/2007 | Full Story

Gas plant sulfur emissions decline 34% since 2000
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In another update, the EUB reports that total sulfur emissions from sour gas plants across Alberta have been reduced by 34% since 2000 and about 2% between 2005 and 2006. Statistical Series 101: Sulfu...
7/30/2007 | Full Story

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