New Canada Pipeline Rules to Include Upstream Emissions Impact

Canada’s new pipeline rules will consider the impact of greenhouse gas emissions, including those “upstream” of the project, and will be unveiled shortly, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said. Trudeau spoke Tuesday in Montreal alongside Denis Coderre, the city’s Mayor, who announced his opposition last week to TransCanada Corp.’s Energy East proposal, sparking heated rebuttals from other Canadian political leaders. Trudeau …

Opinion: Innovation is key to new economy

In tough times, it is tempting to look back instead of looking forward. Hold on tight; wait for things to return to normal. For Alberta in early 2016, we face job losses, budget cuts and credit rating drops — emphasizing the extent to which our economic vitality depends on oil and gas. It is tempting to long for the past …

Methane could be the fuel to help decrease greenhouse-gas emissions

Audrey Mascarenhas sees opportunity in government plans to slash greenhouse-gas emissions in the oil and gas sector across North America. Ms. Mascarenhas is chief executive officer at Calgary-based Questor Technology Inc., which provides efficient incineration of methane emissions from drill wells and other oil-field operations, and a low-cost method of capturing the heat and using it to generate steam and …