When Melanie Loessl got a call from a friend on Feb. 6 that another oil train had crashed and burned near her community, she thought it was a joke.

People get a laugh out of those silly explorers of yore who headed out looking for China but ended up bumping into the inconvenient continent of North America. The Montreal suburb of Lachine is a reminder how folks were convinced the land of silk and spices was just a brisk paddle down the St. Lawrence River.

The Department of Energy (DoE) has started a new Office of Nuclear Energy project called the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP). The $230 million program will give $160 million to scientists working on two reactor designs that “can be operational” in the very near future.

Clearing for the first two spreads of Coastal GasLink pipeline construction through the Peace region is nearly complete.

KATE Energy Holdings Inc. has entered into a long-term master services agreement with Ferus Natural Gas Fuels Inc. (Ferus NGF) to secure LNG from the Dawson Creek LNG facility under KATE Energy's LNG off-take agreement.

The Canadian pipeline company behind a proposed liquefied natural gas liquefaction/export facility in Oregon is intent on developing what's known as Jordan Cove LNG, Kallanish Energy reports.

CALGARY – After weeks of protests and blockades that led to three days of face-to-face meetings, an agreement between the federal government, British Columbia and hereditary Wet’suwet’en chiefs has been struck to potentially end the pipeline dispute.

The Ontario government and two First Nation communities have signed a historic agreement to start the process for the environmental assessment, planning, and construction of the second leg of the road into the Ring of Fire.

In the wake of Teck Resources cancelling a massive oilsands project, Alberta plans to directly invest in energy projects and put into law stiffer penalties for protesters like those that have setup rail blockades across the country in recent weeks.

A new type of nuclear power technology — small modular reactors that promise to produce carbon-neutral energy more safely and efficiently than traditional nuclear power plants — is becoming closer to a reality as a handful of companies push to overcome key regulatory hurdles.