The fight to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline will move from Washington D.C. to Nebraska after U.S. President Donald Trump approved the controversial and long-delayed project on Friday. Read more about it here.
On Wednesday, the federal budget took a tentative step toward addressing Alberta’s orphan well problem by providing $30 million to the Notley government “to support provincial actions that will stimulate economic activity and employment in Alberta’s resource sector.” Read more about the funding here.
Alberta may receive federal aid to help clean up the rising number of oil wells whose owners have gone bankrupt. Read more here.