Emma Graney, The Globe and Mail

Emma Graney

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Calgary, AB, Canada

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Recent articles by Emma:

Alberta anticipates record deficit of $24.2-billion in fiscal update

Finance Minister Travis Toews says government is unwilling to raise taxes to correct shortfall, will cut costs instead → Read More

Alberta lays out plan to spur economic recovery

Kenney targets infrastructure spending, corporate tax cuts in plan intended to create jobs amid pandemic, oil price collapse → Read More

New oil sands projects would no longer need government approval under new Alberta bill

If legislation passes, final decision on approvals will lie with the Alberta Energy Regulator → Read More

Work begins on Trans Mountain expansion in B.C.

The construction starts amid pandemic health directives on physical distancing and an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada to cancel approvals for the oft-delayed $12.6-billion project → Read More

Alberta strengthens methane gas regulations, clearing way for deal with Ottawa

Changes end a long-standing feud over best practices to meet Ottawa’s climate targets → Read More

Oil plunges on concerns over supply glut, sinking demand

Expiring May oil futures market plummets, opening the widest gap in history between it and the next contract at nearly $12 a barrel → Read More

Ottawa announces $1.7-billion to clean up orphan oil wells in Western Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says measures could provide up to 10,000 jobs for laid-off energy workers → Read More

Coronavirus outbreak hits Alberta’s Kearl Lake oil sands camp

Alberta health officials are working with the remote Northern Alberta oil sands camp after a COVID-19 outbreak left three workers with the disease and six more in isolation as they await test results → Read More

British Royal Albert Memorial Museum agrees to return Indigenous relics to Alberta

The regalia belongs to Blackfoot leader Chief Crowfoot, who is buried on the grounds of the Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park on the Siksika First Nation, east of Calgary → Read More

Canada in discussions with OPEC and Americans to find resolution to oil price war

Fight between Russia and Saudi Arabia causes price drop compounded by global pandemic → Read More

Saudis call for oil output cuts to stop plunging crude prices

Freeland won’t commit Canada to plan: ‘Too early to say how this situation is going to develop’ → Read More

As oil prices plunge, Newfoundland refinery shuts down

‘These are unprecedented times for every industry. We are making these decisions today to ensure that we are in the best possible position to return to normal operations as soon as it is safe and economically feasible to do so,’ Jette Enevoldsen, chief operations officer said → Read More

With oil at a record low, government must think about curtailment

The prices underscore the dire situation facing energy companies, especially smaller ones, which are at risk of the terms of their debt and credit lines as cash flow and equity value dwindles → Read More

Alberta offers stimulus measures for oil and gas sector hammered by coronavirus pandemic

Premier Jason Kenney said his government is focusing on ensuring there is an energy sector left to recover when the pandemic crisis is over → Read More

Ottawa prepares multibillion-dollar bailout of oil and gas sector

In recent days, Premier Jason Kenney has floated the idea of a credit facility for the industry similar to the U.S. Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) that bailed out banks and automobile companies during the 2008-09 financial crisis → Read More

Canadian oil producers start to cut spending in wake of price collapse

Alberta Energy Minister fears job cuts after companies reduce capital budgets → Read More

Alberta offers $100-million loan to accelerate cleanup of orphan wells

The loan brings the total taxpayer backstop of the Orphan Well Association (OWA) to $335-million → Read More

Canadian oil producers have hedged – but is it enough?

Oil markets in particular are at the mercy of the virus, which is causing widespread travel warnings and bans, and significantly decreasing demand for gasoline and jet fuel → Read More

Alberta’s Surface Rights Board to get $1.7-million to resolve backlog of cases

The Alberta 2021-22 budget has earmarked an extra $1.7-million for that body to deal with a mountain of cases about unpaid oil and gas contracts with Alberta’s farmers → Read More

In Alberta, abandoned oil wells are being transformed into solar energy sites

If all goes to plan, the pilot will expand across the Municipal District of Taber, home to 3,000 inactive oil and gas wells → Read More