Canadian Energy: Resources and Tips

Research & Development

Resource Tip: AACI is a member-driven consortium that delivers access to research and technology in heavy oil development.
Description:

The AACI Research Program is an in-situ heavy oil research and development consortium that partners industry with government to advance field-focused technologies. Work within this program involves identifying and evaluating improvements in operating practices and developing new exploitation strategies.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: A division of Alberta Energy Regulator, AGS is the province’s geological experts on seismic activity. Search maps, articles, data and models.
Description:

The Alberta Geological Survey (AGS) provides geological information and advice about the geology of Alberta to the Government of Alberta, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), industry, and the public to support the exploration, sustainable development, regulation, and conservation of Alberta’s resources.

Website Address: https://ags.aer.ca/
Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Search reports, publications, and get information on research activity in technological advancements for oil and gas, health, bio sectoral, cross-sectoral, and clean energy.
Description:

Alberta Innovates is the province’s largest research and innovation agency.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Under Natural Resources Canada, this fund supports strong ties between Israel and Canada on emerging technologies for oil and gas.
Description:

NRCan selected CIIRDF to deliver and manage the new Canada-Israel Energy Science and Technology (CIEST) Fund. The CIEST Fund aimed to facilitate the bilateral development and commercialization of innovative energy technologies and processes. With a strong focus on key challenges in the unconventional oil and gas sector, the CIEST Fund was designed to support industry-led R&D partnerships between Canada and Israel.

Province/State: Ontario
Resource Tip: Municipal Government portal for the City of Regina.
Description:

Regina is the capital city of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The city is the second-largest in the province, after Saskatoon, and a cultural and commercial centre for southern Saskatchewan. In recent years, Saskatchewan’s agricultural and mineral resources have come into new demand, and it has entered a new period of strong economic growth.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Municipal Government portal for the City of Saskatoon.
Description:

is the largest city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. It straddles a bend in the South Saskatchewan River in the central region of the province. Nearly two-thirds of the world’s recoverable potash reserves are in the Saskatoon region.

Website Address: https://www.saskatoon.ca/
Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Municipal Government portal for the City of Vancouver.
Description:

Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. It is the third-largest metropolitan area in Canada, and one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities in Canada

Website Address: https://vancouver.ca/
Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Research Park with more than 1,500 members at 55+ companies working in diverse fields, from biotechnology to energy, located in Edmonton, Alberta.
Description:

The Edmonton Research Park (ERP) is home to more than 1,500 members at 55+ companies working in diverse fields, from biotechnology to energy. Startups and growing companies can access a variety of workspaces; on-site programs, access to soft-landing programs; personalized referrals to support and funding agencies; and facilitated access and collaboration.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: Resource and Education Consortium.
Description:

Natural Gas Futures (NGF) at UBC – is an industry-led research and education consortium to develop sustainable solutions for the responsible use of gaseous fuels. NGF develops, validates and commercialises breakthrough technologies, system simulation models and engineering products to address technical and environmental challenges covering the full natural gas supply chain.

Province/State: British Columbia
Resource Tip: Association that provides research and development in offshore energy and environment.
Description:

Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that funds and facilitates collaborative offshore energy and environmental research and development including examination of renewable energy resources and their interaction with the marine environment.  The mission is to lead environmental, renewable and geoscience energy research that enables the sustainable development of Nova Scotia energy resources through strategic partnerships with academic, government and industry.

Website Address: http://www.oera.ca/
Province/State: Nova Scotia
Resource Tip: Government resource pages on Newfoundland’s oil and gas industry.
Description:

Petroleum Research is a federally-incorporated, not-for-profit organization that facilitates and funds research and development on behalf of Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry. Over $60 million in Research and Development Projects have been managed by Petroleum Research since 2012.

Province/State: Newfoundland
Resource Tip: Saskatchewan’s major technology research resource.
Description:

The Petroleum Technology Research Centre (PTRC) is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1998 to facilitate research and development and demonstration projects into enhanced oil recovery and carbon storage, with the goals of improving recovery rates while reducing the environmental footprint of the oil and gas industry. It is the PTRC’s mission to realize 5 billion additional barrels of oil reserves from Saskatchewan’s existing oil-in-place over five years of R&D and field trials of new and improved technologies.

Website Address: https://ptrc.ca
Province/State: Saskatchewan
Resource Tip: Institute for research and development in agricultural technology.
Description:

PAMI not only continues its research and development work for advancing agricultural technology, but has diversified and secured clients in forestry, mining, transportation, and the military.

Website Address: http://pami.ca/
Province/State: Saskatchewan
Resource Tip: Resource that focuses on compiling and maintaining geological and mineral data for the province of Saskatchewan.
Description:

The Saskatchewan Geological Survey is responsible for investigating, compiling and maintaining information on the geology, and mineral and petroleum resources of the province.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: A leading resource of applied research and technology demonstration.
Description:

The Saskatchewan Research Council (SRC) is one of Canada’s leading providers of applied research, development and demonstration (RD&D) and technology commercialization.

Website Address: https://www.src.sk.ca/
Province/State: Saskatchewan
Resource Tip: Arms-length foundation under the Government of Canada that supports new technologies in the clean technology sector.
Description:

We support Canadian companies with the potential to become world leaders in their efforts to develop and demonstrate new environmental technologies that address climate change, clean air, clean water and clean soil.

Website Address: https://www.sdtc.ca
Province/State: Ontario
Resource Tip: Post-secondary institution providing innovation in technology and more.
Description:

Home to leading experts, we have expertise in both established and emerging fields including health, artificial intelligence, energy, food safety & security, nanotechnology, the environment and earth’s resources, our past, clean technology, climate change, smart technology and space to name but a few.

Province/State: Alberta
Resource Tip: NGO that promotes the world’s petroleum industry.
Description:

The World Petroleum Council (WPC) is a non-advocacy, non-political organization with charitable status in the U.K. and has accreditation as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) from the United Nations (UN). The WPC is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable management and use of the world’s petroleum resources for the benefit of all.

Province/State: Alberta