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February 20, 2019

Rhetoric heats up as Alberta election draws closer

UCP candidate Jason Kenney is pledging to use more stick than carrot in solving Alberta’s problems — saying he’d kill a carbon tax, cut off oil shipments to provinces that balk at pipelines, boycott banks that shun fossil fuels.

Why did the Husky hostile takeover bid of MEG fall flat?

When the final numbers were tallied for Husky Energy’s hostile bid for rival MEG Energy, Husky’s top executives learned they had the support of nearly 60 per cent of MEG shareholders; so, why didn’t it happen?

First Nation communities express interest in Trans Mountain pipeline

The Trans Mountain crude pipeline that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government bought from Kinder Morgan Inc. last year is getting interest from some indigenous groups hurt by Canada’s oil price crunch.

ABB Coriolis Flow Meters: Compact & Accurate with In-situ Diagnostic Ability

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Former firefighter suing Syncrude over denied benefits related to PTSD

A lawsuit filed by a former firefighter and paramedic against Syncrude Canada claims the company wrongfully denied him benefits and fired him after he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder related to his job.
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New Niche TV segment…

In this episode of Process News Now, we look at a Canadian company that is reinventing how the world will strip paint; the solution to loud and dirty container ships docked in Vancouver that is as simple as an extension cord; and the billions of dollars in good food Canadians are needlessly throwing out. » Read More
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New year, new approach

We all view the start of each year as a fresh start with new hope. After the challenges of 2018 – including the lowest price for Canadian oil in history, another stall on the pipeline front, the wildfires – it is time we addressed head-on the “politics of oil.” » Read More

FM-approved liquid analyzer system safe for hazardous area duty

With its sealed explosion-proof enclosure and intrinsically safe sensors, the rugged X80-B88-S88 Liquid Analyzer System from Electro Chemical Devices (ECD) now features FM approvals. » Learn More

7500 Series Ex purge and pressurization system

This compact manual or automatic system delivers all the features needed for reliable hazardous location protection within a small, streamlined solution. » Learn More

REED R8004 laser distance meter

This laser distance meter measures up to 131 feet (40 metres) and features a backlit multi-line LCD display and the ability to calculate area, volume and sum of lengths. » Learn More

IN-1000 pump condition monitoring device

Allweiler has announced the IN-1000 condition monitoring device, ideal for pumps in operationally critical and environmentally sensitive chemical engineering applications. » Learn More

PDAC 2019

Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ont.
March 3-6, 2019
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2019 CGA Regulatory Course

Delta Bow Valley Calgary
Calgary, Alta.
March 4-6, 2019
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2019 CGA Operations, Engineering and Integrity Conference

Delta by Marriott Ottawa City Centre
Ottawa, Ont.
March 4-7, 2019
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2019 Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
Calgary, Alta.
March 11-13, 2019
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19th Annual Arctic Oil & Gas Symposium

The Canadian Institute
Calgary, Alta.
March 20-21, 2019
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ISA Calgary Show

Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
April 9-10, 2019
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