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Michigan Approves $500M Enbridge Great Lakes Pipeline Tunnel Project

  • 3 weeks ago
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As reported by the Associated Press, Michigan's environmental agency is approving construction of an underground tunnel to house a replacement for a controversial oil pipeline in the Great Lakes. However, The project ultimately requires permits from the state Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Liesl Clark, director of the Michigan agency and a Whitmer appointee, said the company’s application satisfied state legal requirements. "We ha...

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Louisiana's Driftwood LNG Aims to Start Construction this Summer, Claims 6900 Jobs Created

  • 4 weeks ago
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In a story eariler this week by Reuters, the Co-founder of U.S. LNG developer Tellurian suggested that the company intends to begin construction this summer of its $16.8 billion Driftwood LNG export project in Louisiana. "I hope that we will be in construction this summer,” said Charif Souki, co-founder and executive chairman of Tellurian. "There is a strong need for additional liquefaction capacity and we’re probably the project that is the closest to starting construction." The P...

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5 Ways to Find an Oilfield Job in Alberta With No Experience

  • 1 month ago
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Even with the downtown in Alberta’s economy, many hopefuls still flock to Alberta in hopes of finding a job. Typically, these individuals are looking for jobs in the oil and gas industry, which despite its recent struggles, remain one of, if not the, biggest industry in Alberta. Contrary to what many people believe, it is not always easy to get a job in this industry, especially with the cutbacks that are taking place. However, this does not mean that it is impossible, even for those with...

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WHMIS: Why Is It Important for Oilfield, Pipeline, Construction & Skilled Trades?

  • 1 month ago
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For those interested in entering the oilfield, pipeline, construction or skilled trades industries, it’s no secret that health and safety is a huge concern for companies. To ensure that Canadian workers are kept safe from the negative effects of mishandling hazardous materials and products, WHMIS was developed and made law in Canada. If you are approaching a new career that requires WHMIS training, here is a breakdown of what WHMIS is and why it is important: What Does WHMIS Stand For?...

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2021 Starts with a Bang: Crude Oil Soars, WTI Tops $50, Canada Investments up 12%

  • 1 month ago
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The first week of January 2021 shows some positive signs for the industry. Today, Brent crude jumped 4.9% to $53.60 per barrel. Additionally, U.S. crude climbed 4.9% to $49.93 after briefly topping $50 today on news that Saudi Arabia announced a surprise output cut at the OPEC+ meeting. Saudi "New Years Present" for WTI According to Investor.com, Saudi Arabia "shocked" oil markets with a voluntary 1-million-barrel-per-day output cut. Russia's deputy prime minister and energy minister Alexan...

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