Opinion: Reducing methane emissions the best place to start

The commitments made at the recent climate talks in Paris have left companies and investors alike asking for clear public policy direction that provides a coherent and credible trajectory to a low-carbon future. Yet we know that as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets this week with Canadian premiers to chart Canada’s path forward, there will be numerous complexities and regional …

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 …

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 …

Playing A Different Tune

As a child growing up in Kenya, Audrey Mascarenhas dreamed of being a concert pianist. But it was her passion for the environment that led her to take a chance on Questor Technology Inc. When Audrey Mascarenhas joined Questor Technology Inc. in 1999, she knew she was taking a risk. In fact, she says that decision represents the greatest risk …