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Southern Exposure: Mexico's shale plays

Horizontal drilling and multi-stage fracking opened up dead fields in Alberta. Now, Alberta companies are turning their attentions and equipment south – way south – of the border >

In the News

Utilities Privatization >

One Man’s Trash

With a plan bordering on economic alchemy, Thane Hurlburt will not only generate revenue from refuse but help solidify southern Alberta’s status as a hub for the alternative energy industry >

The Shale Gas Revolution

In just a few short years, the conventional wisdom about natural gas has been upended by an unconventional resource. Here’s what it means for Alberta’s industry >

The Heat Is On

Interview: Doug Smith, president, Conematic Heating Systems Inc. >

The Power Play

Enmax has finally galvanized the retail electrical market with its EasyMax offering. So why are its competitors crying foul? >


Alberta needs more power and generating companies are lining up to supply it. The problem – one that won’t be solved soon – is getting it to market >

The Politics of Power

Rural Alberta lost its voice when Bill 46 took effect >

A Needed Jolt to the System

#8 in a 10-part series on practising sustainability in business >

Question Period: Energy

Q: Albertans have recently expressed concerns that the province may not be getting its fair share of oil and gas revenues. Does the royalty regime need to be changed? Should the 1% royalty holiday enjoyed by oilsands companies – which was introduced to spur development – be eliminated now that the oilsands are booming? >

Local Warming

The Kyoto Protocol is all but dead, right? So why are two of Alberta’s largest power producers already in the market for emissions credits? >

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