Oilsands producers announce net zero plan
Five of Canada’s largest oilsands producers formally announced their Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative this morning. Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, Imperial, MEG Energy and Suncor Energy operate approximately 90 per cent of Canada’s oil sands production. The stated goal of the alliance, working with the federal and Alberta governments, is to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions from oil sands operations by 2050 to help Canada meet its climate goals, including its Paris Agreement commitments and 2050 net zero goals.
SCSA and Merit Saskatchewan offer “return to workplace” seminar
The Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association, Merit Saskatchewan and regional safety committees are offering a one-hour instructor-led seminar on employees returning to the workplace as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. The session addresses physical health and safety, psychological health, expected behaviours and effective communication to facilitate the transition. Pre-registration is required at https://lnkd.in/e5p5ubn.
Alberta and federal government indicate interest in clean hydrogen facility
The governments of Canada and Alberta have announced they are working with Air Products Canada Ltd. to jointly pursue a $1.3 billion net-zero hydrogen production facility located in Edmonton, Alta which would be operational by 2024 and would enable the company to produce hydrogen-fuelled electricity and provide liquid hydrogen. Both governments have singed a memorandum of understanding to potentially support the project.