Canada and US strike late-night NAFTA deal

Canada agreed late Sunday to sign on to the trade deal between the United States and Mexico, changing the three-country North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after more than a year of tough negotiations. The name of the new deal: The “United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement” … Or Uz-Ma-Ca , as no one will likely call it except me…. “It will strengthen the middle class, and create good, well-paying jobs and new opportunities for the nearly half

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Shell’s LNG Canada project gets go-ahead from Asian partners – Moving closer to $40 billion final approvals

Approvals could see investment opportunities for Canada again September 29, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – The board of PetroChina Co.,  approved its US$3.46 billion share of the LNG Canada project, the company said in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange Friday. Korea Gas Corp. did the same in Seoul.  Investment approvals help to move multibillion-dollar development one step closer to a final approval. (Shell said that the project could cost as much as $40 billion CAD.) 

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Travel Tuesday – Alberta Cree Nation turns on Solar power system for local Mall

Ermineskin Cree Nation partnered with Alberta government for new solar power system at the Maskwacis Mall September 25, 2018 (EnergySpotlight) – The 61.2-kilowatt solar panel system will save the community nearly $8,000 a year in utility costs, allowing Ermineskin Cree Nation to invest in other community priorities. The solar array, which consists of a group of solar panels, will produce the equivalent energy of powering 10 homes over the course of a year. “Ermineskin Cree

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Market Monday – International Pipeline Conference in Calgary this week

Amidst the frustration from people and businesses alike regarding Alberta’s pipeline future… ‘the show must go on’, as they say! The 12th edition of IPC (International Pipeline Conference) takes place this week in Downtown Calgary, bringing in companies and leaders from Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, Finland, Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Canada and the United States and more!  This year focuses on a series of topics, from Safety, to maintenance, offshore and environmental measures will all highlight

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