Energy in Canada: What's In Store for 2017?
From pipeline approvals to an unpredictable new U.S. administration, there are a lot of factors at play that will influence Canada’s energy sector this year.
It seems as though everyone is holding their breath, waiting to see how these factors will play out. To find some answers, we spoke with Nick Janssen, an engineer at Intelligent Energy Systems, an Alaskan renewable energy technology company, and Todd Van Vliet, President of Alberta... read more >
The 15th Annual Shutdowns and Turnarounds Superconference: Why You Can't Afford to Miss It
For 15 years, the Canadian Institute’s Shutdowns and Turnarounds Superconference has been a place for members of the shutdown community across industries to meet, greet, and learn from each other. It is one of the most established shutdowns event in North America, and was one of the first to address that specific aspect of the maintenance sector.
This year, on December 6th and 7th at the Hyatt Regency in Calgary, the tradition of connec... read more >
Trinity Power Delivers At Remote Hitic Energy Project In Spite of Obstacles
Limited road access and challenging weather conditions couldn’t stand in the way of Trinity Power’s delivery of vital temporary power equipment to a remote oil and gas reactivation project north of Fox Creek, Alberta.
Founded in 2011, Hitic Energy is a Calgary-based junior oil and gas company that focuses on “sustainable petroleum energy resource production,” primarily in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin (a sedimentary basin... read more >
How to Keep Your Project Budget In The Black
Over the past two months, we’ve tackled communication and scheduling. For the third and final installment in our project management series, we’re addressing the not-so-invisible elephant in the room: budgets.
“One of the biggest things I have to take into account in making decisions is what it’s going to cost everyone,” explains Nick Foster, a senior project manager at Trinity Power. Determining what those costs will be, and the... read more >
Project Managers in Your Industry Are Succeeding With These Timeline Tools
Nothing can overshadow an otherwise successful project like a later-than-anticipated completion date. With all the moving pieces involved in a project, it’s not always possible to avoid going overtime, but luckily, there are a number of tools and strategies that make sticking to the timeline a much more achievable goal.
In the last article in our project management series, we covered communication: the vital role it plays in project mana... read more >