Dejour Enterprises Ltd. releases the results of a 24 hour production test of the new oil discovery at its 75% owned Woodrush project in the Peace River Arch, NE British Columbia that was announced last week. Production casing was set on Well A-1-I/94-H-02 after it encountered a Halfway oil pool and other productive horizons (See Dejour news release of March 17, 2010). This well was drilled to a newly defined seismic feature north of the original Woodrush... Read more..
The inauguration of Barack Obama as the new President of the United States yesterday has combined with Canadian efforts to spark a North American explosion in the growth of renewable fuels, says Gordon Quaiattini, President of the Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA). “When President-elect Obama took the oath of office, a new North American consensus in favour of cleaner and greener renewable fuels was confirmed,” says Quaiattini.... Read more..
Kitimat LNG Inc. and Mitsubishi Corporation announced that they have signed a Heads of Agreement under which Mitsubishi will acquire terminal capacity and an equity stake in Kitimat LNG’s proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal. The Heads of Agreement sets forth the terms, pursuant to which Mitsubishi will commit to purchase 1.5 million tons per annum (mtpa) of terminal capacity and acquire a minority equity interest in Kitimat... Read more..
Welwind Energy International Corp. announces that it has secured an additional 1400 acres of private land for its Peace Region Project. The company is seeking private land to minimize the environmental process and high costs that are inherent with Crown Land. Initially it was announced that the company would be pursuing approximately 13 quarter sections (approximately 2300 acres) of privately owned farmer’s field property. After multiple meetings,... Read more..
Finavera Renewables Inc. announce it has signed an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding with GE for the firm pricing and supply of GE wind turbines for the Company’s 45 megawatt Tumbler Ridge Wind Project in British Columbia, Canada, which is planned to be constructed in 2011. Tumbler Ridge is one of the four projects Finavera Renewables intends to submit to the BC Hydro Clean Power Call. Under the terms of the MOU, Finavera Renewables commits... Read more..
As the cold winds of winter start to sweep in, U.S. Energy Savings Corp. announced that it is donating $15,000 to The Salvation Army Share the Warmth program. The program provides assistance to thousands of eligible gas consumers. The program originally started in 1983 and is one of the largest of its kind in the nation. “This generous donation from U.S. Energy Savings Corp. goes a long way toward helping us fulfill our mission to help some... Read more..
Spectra Energy has successfully completed expansion of its natural gas gathering system in the Grizzly Valley area of northeastern British Columbia (BC). The project represents the third phase of expansion connected to the Pine River Processing Plant, near Chetwynd, BC, and includes 17 kilometers of new pipeline (parallel to existing lines), an additional 40 million cubic feet per day of gathering capacity, and modifications at the Pine River facility... Read more..
NxtGen Emission Controls Inc. announced the closing of a $15.4 million USD Series B investment led by Altira Group LLC. NxtGen is an emerging leader in syngas technology for diesel engine combustion optimization. NxtGen’s technology is making existing and new engines cleaner to meet global emission reduction regulations. It provides a platform for advanced emission and combustion technologies for multiple fuels, including diesel, biodiesel,... Read more..
NEMI Northern Energy & Mining Inc. and Aviva Corporation announce that they have entered into a merger implementation agreement to combine the businesses of the two companies to create a new growth-oriented international coal and energy group. The combined entity will provide investors with exposure to operating and development stage assets across attractive metallurgical and thermal coal projects. The Merger is expected to be completed by... Read more..
Ferus Inc. is pleased to announce that it is constructing a new state-of-the-art carbon dioxide (“CO(2)”) liquefaction plant in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta. The facility’s location in north-central Alberta will enable Ferus to efficiently deliver liquid CO(2) to developing energy resource plays in north-western Alberta and north-eastern British Columbia. The facility will capture gaseous CO(2), a by-product of nearby refining processes,... Read more..