Canadian Energy: Resources and Tips

Government Resources

Resource Tip: A soon-to-be-built facility in Calgary, where research scientists from industry, academic institutions and governments collaborate on carbon-use technologies for industries.
Description:

As part of Natural Resources Canada’s Oil and Gas Clean Tech Program, the Government of Canada is providing up to $10 million to the Alberta Carbon Conversion Technology Centre in Calgary — a state-of-the art research facility that will allow new technologies to be tested on a near-commercial scale.

Province/State: Ottawa
Resource Tip: An agency that works with east coast businesses to develop economic opportunities.
Description:

The Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency works to create opportunities for economic growth in Atlantic Canada by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive, by working with diverse communities to develop and diversify local economies, and by championing the strengths of Atlantic Canada.

Province/State: New Brunswick
Resource Tip: A federal Crown corporation wholly owned by the Government of Canada, that promotes and finances Canadian companies.
Description:

At BDC, we know business owners. We’ve been working with them for close to 75 years. We know their challenges and we understand their needs. And we want them to grow and succeed. We support small and medium-sized businesses in all industries and at every stage of growth with money and advice.

Province/State: Ontario
Resource Tip: An energy regulator for Nova Scotia’s oil and gas industry.
Description:

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) is the independent joint agency of the Governments of Canada and Nova Scotia responsible for the regulation of petroleum activities in the Nova Scotia Offshore Area. It was established in 1990 pursuant to the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Accord Implementation Acts (Accord Acts).

Website Address: https://www.cnsopb.ns.ca/
Province/State: Nova Scotia
Resource Tip: Government of Canada Trade resource, that connects Canadian companies with international contacts.
Description:

For more than 120 years, the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) has been helping companies navigate international markets. Canadian trade commissioners are located in more than 160 cities worldwide, and can provide you with key business insights and access to an unbeatable network of international contacts.

Province/State: Ottawa
Resource Tip: Online Government of Alberta information portal on Alberta’s conservation and reclamation guidelines and policies.
Description:

The upstream oil and gas conservation and reclamation program supports the return of land used for oil and gas development to a productive state. Alberta requires operators of activities on specified land, including upstream oil and gas sites, must conserve and reclaim their sites to equivalent land capability. This means a reclaimed site will support a range of uses that is similar to what the site could have supported before it was disturbed.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: A Government of Alberta online portal for the general public on energy efficiencies and use, with guidelines and resources.
Description:

A new Government of Alberta agency dedicated to helping the province save energy to raise awareness among energy consumers of energy use and the associated economic and environmental consequences; promote, design and deliver programs and carry out other activities related to energy efficiency, energy conservation and the development of micro-generation and small scale energy systems in Alberta, and; promote the development of an energy efficiency services industry in Alberta.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Provides resource information for environmental protection in Saskatchewan.
Description:

Government resource on oil and gas environmental protection in Saskatchewan

Province/State: Saskatchewan
Resource Tip: Government agency for environmental protection in the USA.
Description:

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

Province/State: Washington, DC
Resource Tip: Government of Canada initiative that supports Canadian companies wishing to do business with international companies through finance, connection and communications.
Description:

Export Development Canada provides insurance and financial services, bonding products and small business solutions to Canadian exporters and investors and their international buyers. EDC supports Canadian direct investment abroad and investment into Canada, and business is done in partnership with other financial institutions and through collaboration with the Government of Canada.

Website Address: www.edc.ca
Province/State: Ontario
Resource Tip: Public resource on Government of Alberta initiatives and services.
Description:

Government of Alberta online portal featuring a variety of services, initiatives, policies, careers and notices.

Website Address: https://www.alberta.ca
Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Public resource on the Government of British Columbia, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for British Columbia.

Website Address: https://www2.gov.bc.ca
Province/State: British Columbia
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Manitoba, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Manitoba.

Website Address: https://www.gov.mb.ca
Province/State: Manitoba
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of New Brunswick, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for New Brunswick.

Website Address: https://www2.gnb.ca/
Province/State: New Brunswick
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Newfoundland & Labrador.

Website Address: https://www.gov.nl.ca/
Province/State: Newfoundland
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Northwest Territories, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Northwest Territories.

Website Address: https://www.gov.nt.ca/
Province/State: Northwest Territories
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Nova Scotia, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Nova Scotia.

Province/State: Nova Scotia
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Ontario, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Ontario.

Website Address: https://www.ontario.ca
Province/State: Ontario
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Prince Edward Island, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Prince Edward Island.

Province/State: Prince Edward Island
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Quebec, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Quebec.

Website Address: https://www.quebec.ca/en/
Province/State: Quebec
Resource Tip: Public resource for Government of Saskatchewan, featuring initiatives and services.
Description:

Government Resources for Saskatchewan.

Province/State: Saskatchewan
Resource Tip: Resource for financing and commercialization of industrial innovation and technologies.
Description:

Our program helps firms to develop technologies and successfully commercialize them in a global marketplace. We provide innovation and funding services customized to your specific needs.

Province/State: Ontario
Resource Tip: A division of Alberta Innovates, this subsidiary provides facilitation of applied research in Alberta.
Description:

InnoTech Alberta, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alberta Innovates, was established to assist Alberta Innovates in carrying out its mandate. InnoTech’s primary focus will be to facilitate the conversion of applied research to economic, social and environmental benefits for Alberta.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Governmental resource and statistics for Manitoba’s oil and gas industry.
Description:

Government resource on Manitoba’s energy and mining industry.

Province/State: Manitoba
Resource Tip: Oil & Gas statistics provided by Canada’s leading regulatory board.
Description:

Statistics and Analysis includes energy statistics and reports on individual energy commodities.

Province/State: Ontario