Mounties have confirmed an exclusion zone has been established as the RCMP enforces a court-ordered injunction at the controversial LNG pipeline through the Wet’suwet’en territory in northcentral B.C.

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney came to Quebec with a message of economic partnership between East and West, announcing on Tuesday he will open an office in Montreal to promote Alberta’s energy sector and improve political and economic relations between the provinces.

Federal MP Pierre Poilievre brought a message of solidarity for the Canadian Energy sector in his address to a breakfast crowd at the Calgary Petroleum Club last week saying “It’s time to link arms with Canadians across the country … little by little, we are winning over national support from Canadians coast to coast. You have allies across this country".

Enbridge Pipelines is beginning a project to replace its Line 5 crude oil pipeline beneath the St. Clair River in the Sarnia area next week.

Dominion Energy has agreed to negotiate a Project Labor Agreement with three U.S. building and construction trade unions for its Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

“It was a clear and decisive decision that sets out a clear message to..all governments that they need to stay in their own lane.” – Sonya Savage, Alberta Minister of Energy.

During a Global News Radio interview over the weekend, Kenney bluntly criticized the federal government and federal regulatory processes for major projects such as pipelines and oilsands developments.

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced it is lifting its ban on the release of new permits for segments of a number of energy infrastructure projects, including the Mariner East pipeline, which runs through Washington County and Southwestern Pennsylvania.

Annova LNG on Jan. 22 signed a “precedent agreement” with Enbridge, builder and operator of Valley Crossing Pipeline, to provide natural gas to Annova’s proposed liquefied natural gas facility at the Port of Brownsville.

The White House is moving to exempt projects without significant federal funding from environmental reviews that have been required for 50 years, a major shift that would make it easier to build mines, expand airports and lay pipelines, among other things, according to three people familiar with the proposal.