Tag Archives: oil and gas

Economic Pain Before Recovery

            The Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) revised its annual drilling activity forecast – and scratched its earlier estimate of $85/bbl WTI – as oil prices tanked in late 2014 and stayed low into the early months of 2015. Not since 2009 have…

Pembina Pipeline Corporation to expand Vantage Pipeline

Pembina Pipeline Corporation (TSX: PPL; NYSE: PBA) announced that it has entered into agreements to expand the Vantage pipeline system for an estimated capital cost of $85 million. The Vantage Expansion entails increasing Vantage’s mainline capacity from 40,000 barrels per day (“bpd”) to approximately 68,000 bpd through the addition of mainline…

Women bring diversity and expertise to Canada’s oil and gas sector

By Lisa Fattori As with most resource-based industries, women are under-represented in Canada’s oil and gas sector. With the boomer generation approaching retirement, employers will need to broaden their pool of workers, and attract and retain more female employees. Flexibility, opportunities for advancement and a more inclusive culture, throughout all…