Oil Sands

Alberta is Starting up the World’s Largest CO2 Pipeline

Imagine if crude oil production and use resulted in low, or even no net greenhouse gas emissions?  This is not a Jetson-style idea, it will soon be a reality in Alberta.  This week we hear from Kevin Jabusch, the CEO of Enhance Energy. His company will inject CO2 into an enhanced oil recovery pro ...

Kinder Morgan Canada Limited Declares Dividends and Announces Results for Third Quarter of 2019

Sale to Pembina Pipeline Corporation Remains on Track CALGARY, Oct. 16, 2019 /CNW/ – The Kinder Morgan Canada Limited (TSX: KML) board of directors has declared a dividend for the third quarter of 2019 of $0.1625 per restricted voting share ($0.65 annualized), payable on November 15, 2019, to res ...

Joelle Faulkner on Canadian Farmland

Joelle Faulkner, CEO of Area One Farms, sent me an excellent guest comment going over farmland as an investment:Farmland is gaining attention from pension funds, corporations and investors alike. Recently, relevant conferences are growing in size and number, showing there is a real desire for educ ...

JKTC: the world’s LNG spot trading hub

US LNG exports, on destination-free terms, have been regarded as the game changer for the market in recent years. But this view neglects the role played by China’s rising demand, and the changes taking place among traditional LNG buyers in Northeast Asia, which are driving the rapid establishment ...

Alvopetro Announces Credit Facility Funding and Operational Update

CALGARY, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW/ – Alvopetro Energy Ltd. (TSX-V: ALV; OTCQX: ALVOF) (“Alvopetro”) announces first funding on our previously announced Credit Agreement and an operational update. Credit Facility Funding In connection with our US$15 million Credit Agreement (the “Facility”) anno ...

Positive Developments for Western Canada Oil and Gas

This week’s podcast gives our take on some significant government and regulatory changes with positive implications for Western Canadian oil and gas markets.  Two decisions were made by the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) at the end of September; (1) a change in the policy for operating Western Ca ...

Time to Worry About US Inflation?

James Knightley of ING reports that US consumer price inflation undershot expectations in September and with the growth outlook deteriorating the Fed has the flexibility to offer more “insurance” rate cuts:US headline inflation was flat on the month versus expectations of a 0.1% month on month ...

SnapChart – Are the Choppy Gas Price Waters Behind US?

This week’s SnapChart compares US natural gas price – measured at Louisiana’s Henry Hub – to Western Canada’s AECO price.   Alberta’s price has been choppy and weak compared to US pricing, especially outside of the higher demand winter months. Low-demand ‘shoulder season’ prices ha ...

Inter Pipeline Announces Third Quarter 2019 Conference Call and Webcast

CALGARY, Oct. 11, 2019 /CNW/ – Inter Pipeline Ltd. (“Inter Pipeline”) (TSX:IPL) will announce its third quarter 2019 financial and operating results on November 7, 2019. A conference call and webcast has been scheduled for November 8, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. MT (11:00 a.m. ET) for interested share ...

HOOPP Warns of Canadian Retirement Anxiety

Rob Carrick of the Globe and Mail reports that a new poll suggests people would rather have money in their retirement fund:The head of one of the country’s largest pension plans is a skeptic on the matter of whether people will save enough for retirement all on their own.“My level of confidence ...