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Energy, Global Explor raises bar for high density 3D seismic in Canada, sets new Canadian production record

Explor is a privately held Canadian company that acquires high quality geophysical data with minimal environmental impact.

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Company Profiles, Energy, Global Stamper Oil and Gas announces Alexander Polevoy to the Board of Directors

Mr. Polevoy has held leading positions in international companies and is a seasoned financial accountant and oil & gas executive.

Kris Sims, Canadian Taxpayers Federation, BC Director
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Op-Ed: Beware the false profits of ‘green energy’ peddlers

Despite the push for green energy, there will still be a need for hydro electricity in the future.

by Kris Sims, CTF British Columbia Director
Aecon Group is currently working on the John Hart Power Generation Expansion Project on Vancouver Island.
Company Profiles, Energy, Global Aecon Group agrees to be acquired by Chinese-owned CCCI

CCCI recognizes Aecon’s importance to Canada and is committed to ensuring that the transaction will deliver benefits to Canada.

Alex Pourbaix, newly appointed President & Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Cenovus Energy Inc.
Company Profiles, Energy, Global Cenovus appoints Alex Pourbaix as new President & CEO

Mr. Pourbaix replaces Brian Ferguson, who announced earlier this year that he will be retiring after 33 years with Cenovus and its predecessor companies.

Pacific BioEnergy, located in Prince George, B.C.
Company Profiles, Energy, British Columbia International investment in Prince George energy producer welcomed by Province

Sumitomo Corporation of Japan recently acquired a 48% stake in Pacific BioEnergy, the second largest manufacturer of wood pellets in Canada.

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Energy, Technology, Global CNL releases summary report on small modular reactor RFEOI

Global response to request for input demonstrates strong interest in advancing Small Modular Reactor (SMR) technology at Canada's national nuclear laboratory.

Both Nelson and Kimberley (pictured) have solar projects that are producing power.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia FortisBC looking to build B.C.’s largest utility-led solar project in Kelowna

The proposed Ellison Community Solar Pilot Project, if approved, would be B.C.’s largest utility-led community solar project to date.

Pure Energy's Clayton Valley lithium brine project in Nevada, USA.
Energy Pure Energy Minerals announces MOU for innovative lithium pilot plant

Pure Energy Minerals is a lithium resource developer that is driven to become a low-cost supplier for the growing lithium battery industry.

The CanWEA 2017 Conference and Exhibition was held from October 3-5 in Montreal, Quebec.
Energy, Products & equipment, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Quebec Wind energy a key to energy transition

The CanWEA 2017 Conference and Exhibition was held from October 3-5 in Montreal, Quebec.

Chris O'Riley, President and COO of BC Hydro.
Energy, British Columbia BC Hydro says cost of Site C project up 7.3%—$610 million

BC Hydro chairman Chris O’Riley issued a statement to the British Columbia Utilities Commission.

Multi-purpose hybrid ship.
Energy, Technology, Global Corvus Energy ESS selected by Rolls-Royce for new multipurpose hybrid vessel

Corvus Energy has been selected to provide a 3 MWh Orca ESS for a new Norwegian Coastal Authority hybrid vessel

View of pipeline being built.
Energy, Global TransCanada announces termination of Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline Projects

TransCanada operates one of the largest natural gas transmission networks in North America.

Chris Gardner, President, ICBA
Energy, British Columbia, Global Op-Ed: end of Energy East, another win for our competitors

The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) is the voice of B.C.’s construction industry.

by Chris Gardner, President, Independent Contractors and Businesses Association
A Havila offshore supply vessel.
Energy, Global Corvus Energy wins new project to power hybrid offshore oil & gas platform supply vessels

Orca ESS from Corvus Energy has been selected to provide battery power to two Havila offshore platform supply vessels chartered by Statoil

An overview of the Brooks Solar Project.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Elemental Energy closes financing for Brooks Solar

Currently under construction with a completion date in late 2017, Brooks Solar will be Western Canada's first utility scale solar project.

Wind energy is the most cost-competitive source of renewable energy in Alberta today.
Energy, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Alberta Wind energy sector poised to deliver $3.7B in local spending to Alberta companies between now & 2030

New report finds skilled workforce and clear procurement policy could result in 15,000 new jobs by 2030

International Petroleum Corp. (IPC) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a high quality portfolio of assets located in Europe and South East Asia.
Company Profiles, Energy, Global Lundin Group signs agreement to acquire Suffield and Alderson oil and gas assets from Cenovus

International Petroleum Corp. (IPC) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a high quality portfolio of assets.

Picture of attendees at the CanWea Conference.
Education, Energy, Quebec Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) - 33rd Annual Conference and Exhibition

CanWEA 2017 is Canada's largest wind energy conference, attracting close to 1,500 attendees and well over 100 exhibiting companies from around the world.

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