Amanda Stephenson

Amanda Stephenson, Canadian Press reporter

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Imperial Oil gives OK to $720M renewable diesel project near Edmonton

Imperial Oil Ltd. says it is going ahead with a $720-million project to build a renewable diesel facility at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton.

Surge of discount airlines making Canada's pilot shortage worse, experts say

With their promise of cheaper fares and no unnecessary frills, a flurry of so-called discount airlines has burst onto the Canadian scene in the last few years.

Technology used by NASA on Mars could reduce emissions from Canada's oilsands

The same technology used to search for signs of ancient life on Mars could be key to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the Canadian oilsands.

Threat of recession in 2023 one factor in keeping Canadian oilpatch spending in check, says analyst

For Canada's energy industry, 2022 was the year that finally snapped a decade of weak commodity prices and brought prosperity back to the sector. But most of these profits went to paying down debt and rewarding shareholders, not into major construction or infrastructure projects, analysts say.

Keystone pipeline reopening plan approved but no in-service date announced

TC Energy Corp. says it has received regulatory approval to restart the remaining segment of the Keystone pipeline that has been shut down since a Dec. 7 oil spill.

Keystone pipeline leaks becoming more severe in recent years, U.S. data shows

Spills from TC Energy Corp.'s Keystone pipeline have been increasing in severity in recent years, to the point that the pipeline's safety record is now worse than the U.S. average, U.S. government data shows.

'It is your new normal': Canada's aging workforce root of national labour shortage

Mikisew Group is already struggling with a shortage of labour, even recruiting as far away as Australia just to keep its fleet of heavy equipment moving. And basic demographics suggest the company's problem is set to get worse, not better.

Keystone pipeline shut after oil release into Kansas creek

The size and scope of the oil spill caused by the Keystone pipeline Wednesday remains unknown, but analysts say Canadian crude could suffer a significant price impact if the pipeline is shut down for more than a few days.

Parkland to double size of announced EV charging network in Western Canada

Parkland Corp. says it is doubling the size of its previously announced electric vehicle charging network in Western Canada.

Cost of Coastal GasLink pipeline project continues to rise, says TC Energy

TC Energy Corp. is expecting what it calls a "material increase" in the cost of its Coastal GasLink pipeline project.

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