Petroteq Energy announces membership in American Petroleum Institute

Petroteq Energy Inc., a company focused on the development and implementation of proprietary technologies for the environmentally safe extraction of heavy oils from oil sands, oil shale deposits and shallow oil deposits, announced today that it has joined the American Petroleum Institute (API). The API is the only national trade…

TransCanada evaluating Nebraska PSC decision on Keystone XL

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) confirmed today that the Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved an alternative route for the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline project through the state. TransCanada is evaluating the PSC’s decision. “As a result of today’s decision, we will conduct a careful review of the Public…

New HRC Report: Oil and Gas Companies Continue to Improve on LGBTQ Equality in the Workplace

HRC’s 2017 Corporate Equality Index shows major improvements in sector’s ongoing work to create LGBTQ-inclusive workplaces Oil and gas companies continue to underperform on LGBTQ workplace equality and inclusion, according to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) issued today by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s…

Legislative impasse pulls plug on Colorado’s Energy Office

By Michael Sandoval The Colorado Energy Office (CEO), for years a promoter of renewable energy policy and technology, often at the expense of the state’s abundant natural resources, faced its own political reality on July 1: intermittent and unreliable political support. Not necessarily a bad thing. Though the agency did…

University of North Dakota at the forefront of educating petroleum engineers

By Deb Austreng and Brandon Beyer, University of North Dakota The University of North Dakota (UND), College of Engineering and Mines located in Grand Forks, ND, has just installed its first full-scale drilling and well control simulator in its new pioneering Collaborative Energy Complex (CEC), home to the UND Department…

TransCanada announces termination of Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline Projects

TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) announced today it will no longer be proceeding with its proposed Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects. Following is a statement from TransCanada President and Chief Executive Officer Russ Girling: After careful review of changed circumstances, we will be informing the National Energy…