GAS & POWER

TransCanada hearings wind down in Ontario

The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) wrapped up its hearings Tuesday into TransCanada Corp.’s proposed $12-billion Energy East pipeline, as the provincial government considers whether...

BC Oil & Gas Commission abandons orphan wells

Despite admitting there is an increasing trend of inactive well sites awaiting reclamation, the BC Oil and Gas Commission has slashed its budget for...

Rate Design for Electricity Distributors – Draft Report

The Ontario Energy Board has a new framework for the regulation of utilities. The Board’s renewed regulatory framework is a comprehensive performance-based approach to...

Pricing allegations latest hit to TransAlta

TransAlta Corp. is taking steps to reposition itself after another weak year, but a long list of problems continues to dog Canada’s largest publicly...

Fracking Lawsuit Targets EnCana, B.C. Oil & Gas Commission

A coalition of environmental groups has filed court action against British Columbia's Oil and Gas Commission and energy company Encana Corp. (TSX:ECA) over the...

Energy minister says utilities commission can’t reject smart meter opt-out fees

B.C.’s independent power regulator won’t be allowed to reject smart meter opt-out fees, nor can it go back and investigate the validity of the...

Give the British Columbia Utilities Commission back its Site C dam oversight

It’s true: nothing is free. When it comes to large utilities projects, such as the proposed Site C dam on the Peace River in northeastern...

Water Use for Oil & Gas Activity in BC – 2013 Annual Report

The purpose of the 2013 Annual Report on Water Use for Oil and Gas Activity is to present data and information on water approvals,...

B.C. Oil & Gas Commission lacks ‘transparency’ on fracking violations

Hundreds of deficiencies were discovered during the course of 4,223 inspections conducted in the oil and gas sector last year, according to statistics provided...

BC Utilities Commission rejects smart meter opponents’ complaint

The British Columbia Utilities Commission has dismissed a smart meter complaint by a group that solicits donations to oppose a wide array of wireless...

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