New framework for natural gas development puts focus on economic and climate targets

As part of a new approach to natural gas development, the British Columbia government is overhauling the policy framework for future projects, while ensuring those projects adhere to B.C.’s climate targets, Premier John Horgan announced today. “Our new approach welcomes investment that puts our province’s people and future first, and rejects the old ways of […]

COSIA marks fifth consecutive year of progress in oil sands innovation

Highlights areas of focus aimed at accelerating performance 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. To date, members of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) have voluntarily shared 981 distinct environmental technologies costing $1.4 […]

Hydraulic fracturing scientific review panel announced

The British Columbia government is moving forward with an independent scientific review of hydraulic fracturing to ensure it is meeting the highest safety and environmental standards – energy, mines and petroleum resources minister Michelle Mungall announced today. The review will be carried out by a three-member independent panel consisting of a professor of hydrogeology, a […]