6 Results for oil and gas

The Mayor of the Resort Municipality of Whistler, Jack Crompton, has written a letter to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNR) asking that it bear more of the financial responsibility for climate change impacts in his community and in general. Sent on November 15th, the letter is addressed to Tim McKay,…

December 14, 2018 @ 10:58am

The Government of Saskatchewan has designed a program to improve the petroleum industry’s market position by committing resources to secondary recovery of oil reservoirs using the waterflood technique. The Waterflood Development Program will incentivize the conversion of producing wells into waterflood injection wells or the drilling of new dedicated waterflood…

December 06, 2018 @ 10:32am

New research describes using liquid-gated membranes (LGMs) for treating wastewater from industrial projects and its improvements on conventional membrane filtration technology. Conducted by the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University with collaborators at Northeastern University and the University of Waterloo, the work demonstrates that the Wyss' liquid-gated…

November 07, 2018 @ 10:58am

Imperial Oil is under pressure to disclose its water-related risks to shareholders, yet the company maintains that it is already doing enough to be transparent. SHARE, a Canadian leader in responsible investment services and research and Fonds de Solidarité des Travailleurs du Québec (FTQ) filed the request seeking disclosure of comprehensive, comparable,…

March 22, 2018 @ 10:57am

At its 2017 annual Performance Update, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) showcased advances towards its goal of accelerating the pace of environmental performance in Canada's oil sands, including reductions in GHGs and water use. To date, members of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) have voluntarily shared 981 distinct…

March 20, 2018 @ 10:59am

A group of Canadian researchers have published new research that points to hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells, not wastewater disposal, as the cause of earthquakes in Western Canada. Hydraulic fracturing involves drilling deep into the ground and injecting high-pressured fluids. The process creates fractures in rocks, which aids…

April 04, 2016 @ 5:43am