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AUC suspends transmission infrastructure applications at government request

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
21-Oct-2011
AUC suspends hearings, more information includes link to the site and the letter sent from Minister Morton.  
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AUC introduces changes to protect vulnerable customers

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
14-Oct-2011
Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) introduces changes to utility disconnection and reconnection practices to identify customers with disconnected utility services, determine those who are vulnerable and refer them to support agencies.  
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Energy Deputy Minister named Deputy Minister of Executive Council

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
12-Oct-2011
Peter Watson is the new Deputy Minister of Executive Council.  
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New Alberta cabinet announced

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
12-Oct-2011
The Honourable Dr. Ted Morton is the new Minister of Energy.  
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ERCB announces changes to well spacing framework

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
07-Oct-2011
Effective immediately, the ERCB has made four changes to its well-spacing framework.  
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Alberta's story shared at Energy Council annual meeting in Alaska

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
14-Oct-2011
Fred Lindsay, MLA for Stony Plain, will promote Alberta's work in responsible energy development as a representative on the board of the Energy Council. The Energy Council is a legislative organization of 11 energy-producing U.S. states, 5 provinces and Venezuela.  
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Liepert to promote Alberta responsible energy sector in U.S.

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
14-Oct-2011
Energy Minister Ron Liepert will continue to promote Alberta as a leading source of secure energy in New York.  
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ERCB approves resumption of pipeline operations

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
26-Aug-2011
The Energy Resources Conservation Board (ERCB) has issued final approval to Plains Midstream Canada (Plains) to resume operations of the NPS 20 Rainbow Pipeline. The approval follows a comprehensive review and assessment, a third-party engineering review of the incident, and a number of conditions Plains was required to complete following the pipeline failure on April 28, 2011.  
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CCS project agreement in place

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
08-Aug-2011
The Government of Alberta and Swan Hills Synfuels have signed a final funding agreement for a carbon capture and storage (CCS) project. The in-situ coal gasification project will tap into a deep, unmineable coalbed near Swan Hills and turn the coal into a synthetic gas (syngas) while underground. The syngas will then be used to generate electricity.  
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ERCB responds to oil spill near Swan Hills

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
20-Jul-2011
ERCB responding to Pembina Pipelines incident that occured Tuesday near Swan Hills. The company estimates 1,300 barrels of crude oil has leaked into the pipeline right of way and a nearby unnamed creek. The well has been shut in.  
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Alberta highlights energy and environment at PNWER summit next week

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
15-Jul-2011
The 21st Annual Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Summit starts Tuesday in Portland, Oregon. Approximately 550 key business leaders, legislators and government leaders from Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska will attend.  
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Province supports six innovative energy projects

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
14-Jul-2011
The Government of Alberta is funding six innovative energy projects through the ground-breaking Innovative Energy Technologies Program (IETP), Round 6 is now open for applications.  
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Fiscal results improve in Alberta

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
04-Jul-2011
Alberta's fiscal results reflected growing confidence in the Alberta economy  
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Alberta inks deal for Shell Quest CCS project

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
24-Jun-2011
The Government of Alberta has taken another step toward realizing its climate change goals  
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2,300 successful oil wells were drilled in 2010

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
08-Jun-2011
The ERCB reports over 2,300 successful oil wells were drilled in 2010, more than double the numbers drilled in 2009. Crude oil remaining established reserves increased 3.7 per cent, the first increase since 2005.  
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$841 million land sale record

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
02-Jun-2011
The highest ever total from a land sale in the history of Alberta. This nearly doubles the previous high of $474 million set in December 2005. The sale also set a record for average price hectare of $3,110.85.  
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New ERCB toll free energy information line

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
25-May-2011
New ERCB toll-free energy information line available 1-855-297-8311  
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Alberta in US

Sat, 10/22/2011 - 07:20
12-May-2011
Energy Minister Ron Liepert wants to ensure our best customer knows about the technological advancements that are making oil sands extraction increasingly efficient and sustainable.  
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