Encana Corporation and Phoenix Duvernay Gas, a wholly owned
subsidiary of PetroChina, have entered into a joint venture
arrangement to explore and develop Encana's undeveloped
Duvernay land holdings in west-central Alberta...Spectra Energy has
announced that it will spend $1.49 billion ($1.25 billion in cash
and $240 million in debt) to buy the Express-Platte Pipeline
System, formerly owned collectively by the Ontario Teachers'
Pension Plan, Borealis Infrastructure, and pipeline operator Kinder
Morgan Energy Partners, which moves crude oil from Western Canada
to refineries in the Rocky Mountain and Midwest regions of the
East Coast News
Emera, the primary provider of power in Nova Scotia, has
announced an agreement to acquire government owned Brooklyn Energy,
a biomass electrical co-generation facility located in Brooklyn,
Nova Scotia...The Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly
passed a motion that the Government of Newfoundland support the
Muskrat Falls Hydro Project development.
West Coast News
British Columbia Premier Christy Clark has announced the B.C.
government's plan to export liquefied natural gas to Asian
markets, indicating a prediction that it will have an economic
impact on scale with that of the Alberta oil sands.
Canadian Arctic News
Qulliq Energy is beginning a feasibility study and environmental
review on two multimillion dollar hydro-electric dams near
Iqaluit...Kivalliq Energy has announced that five diamond drill
holes at the Nine Iron Trend have led to a uranium discovery in
Nunavut...The Northwest Territories has a potentially large shale
oilfield in the MacKenzie Valley, and Arctic offshore Northwest
Territories government officials met with interested firms in
Houston, Texas to discuss possible development.
Ontario's Environment Review Tribunal has upheld the
approval of a wind project in South Kent, Ontario, following a
challenge by ChathamKent Wind...Cartier Wind has announced the
operation of its Gros-Morne Phase II powered by wind turbines and
located in the Gaspésie region of Quebec...Sea Breeze Power,
a British Columbian energy power with a focus on "green
power" is pursuing a possible wind farm development in the
Prince Rupert region in British Columbia...REpower has signed a
deal to supply 51 turbines to six wind farms currently being built
On the Horizon
Cenovus Energy and SaskPower have signed a 10- year agreement
for the purchase of the full volume of CO2, approximately one
million tonnes per year, captured from SaskPower's facility at
Boundary Dam Power Station, near Estevan, Saskatchewan...Exxon
Mobil is moving forward with the $14 billion offshore Hebron oil
field off the coast Newfoundland.
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