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  • 50-year-old installation mistake cited for blast

    May 14, 2015 by The Canadian Press

    REGINA – The chief executive officer of Federated Co-operatives Ltd. says a half-century-old installation error was behind an explosion at its Regina refinery in 2011 that injured 52 workers. Scott Banda says in 1961, someone put “a wrong piece of

  • News Energy

    Yukon must pull its weight as government paves way for fracking: minister

    April 15, 2015 by The Canadian Press

    WHITEHORSE – Yukon’s energy minister says the territory needs to stop allowing British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to oil and gas. “I think it’s important to be a net contributor to

  • For Canadians, energy infrastructure needs trump environment, poll suggests

    January 19, 2015 by The Canadian Press

    OTTAWA, Ont. – New federal government research suggests a majority of Canadians think the economic benefits of expanding energy infrastructure trump the potential environmental impact of such expansion. But the same internal poll shows that a majority of respondents don’t

  • News Mining

    Alberta leads job creation in February

    March 12, 2014 by Pipeline Magazine

    OTTAWA – When it comes to job creation in Canada, there’s Alberta and then there’s everybody else.

  • Feature Transportation

    Battling Complacency

    February 20, 2014 by Pipeline Magazine

    On February 16, 1982, the Ocean Ranger sank during a violent winter storm off the coast of Newfoundland — all 84 crew members were lost.On July 6, 1988, a series of explosions and fires wracked the Piper Alpha oil production…

  • Battling Complacency

    February 1, 2014 by William M. Glenn

    On February 16, 1982, the Ocean Ranger sank during a violent winter storm off the coast of Newfoundland — all 84 crew members were lost.On July 6, 1988, a series of explosions and fires wracked the Piper Alpha oil production…

  • Study: Pipelines safer than train, truck transportation

    September 1, 2013 by Jeff Cottrill

    FEDERAL (Canadian OH&S News) — A new report from the Fraser Institute, an independent research organization, has found that transporting oil via pipeline poses fewer safety risks than moving it by train or truck.