Author: Shaun Polczer
Nafta 2.0: Dealing with the Devil
12 October 2017
Despite being such a prominent component of the trade relationship, energy has hardly come up in Nafta talks. That could change
Petronas abandons Canadian LNG
28 September 2017
British Columbia's gas export dreams took another hit with the axing of the Pacific NorthWest project
Oil sands coping on the cusp of change
27 September 2017
Canada's big four producers are profitable at $50 oil, but the growth outlook is murky
Suncor's long-term value
28 June 2017
Suncor is Canada's oil sands champion. It celebrates its hundredth anniversary this year
Cenovus goes big
28 June 2017
Can the Deep Basin help Cenovus make a success of its ConocoPhillips deal?
Canada's great IOC exodus
10 May 2017
International oil companies are fleeing the oil sands for greener pastures elsewhere
Keystone XL's first hurdle passed
10 May 2017
The challenges are not over for the pipeline which will run from Alberta to the Gulf Coast
Canada's missing barrels
3 May 2017
The majors have carried billions of barrels of oil sands reserves on their books. The price downturn is making them disappear
Finding the sweet spot: Canadian conventional oil
19 April 2017
The oil sands get most of the attention and investment, but there is life in the country's oil sector beyond bitumen
Canada: Trump OK is not the end of the line for Keystone XL
28 March 2017
The challenges are not over for the pipeline which will run from Alberta to the Gulf Coast
Reality bites for Canada
27 March 2017
Canada's export plans are among the world's most ambitious. And slowest to get moving
Canada's dearth to deluge
1 March 2017
Not long ago the oil sands looked hemmed in by a lack of pipeline capacity. Now they may have too much
Plus ça change: Quebec reverses fracking ban
18 January 2017
The province will allow the technique. But it may be too little too late
Collateral gain
18 January 2017
The market's gaze may be on tight oil's reaction to the Opec deal. But the agreement buoys Canadian suppliers too
Things can only get better for Canada
23 November 2016
For Canada's oil industry, 2017 will surely be an improvement on last year's annus horribilis
Canada's high-flying juniors fall to earth
9 November 2016
Smaller companies that push at the frontiers of technology and geology are going bust
Day late, dollar short for Canada
9 November 2016
Weak prices and local protests are threatening Canada's LNG-export plans
Canada’s stranded barrels
5 October 2016
Without major technology breakthroughs, carbon restrictions will mean a smaller future for the oil sands
Clock ticks on Canada's pipeline debate
14 September 2016
The oil sands need new outlets to grow. Will it get them?
Digging deep
14 September 2016
Conventional wisdom suggests Canada's oil sands producers should be in full retreat in the face of falling world oil prices. That hasn’t happened—yet
Casualty of the inferno
8 July 2016
Damage spreads across supply chain
Fort McMurray in flames
12 May 2016
More than 1 million b/d of oil is offline and the recovery will take weeks
Heavy oil is bottom of the barrel
3 May 2016
Beyond Canada, only Venezuela and a handful of other producers are still persisting with very heavy oil
Canada's offshore weathering the storm
29 April 2016
The Maritimes’ offshore is still plugging on with developments and withstanding tricky conditions
Rocky shores
4 April 2016
Canada’s LNG-export hopes are fading fast
Crude sneezes, the economy catches cold
24 March 2016
The benefits of diversification have long been preached by financiers and economists. Those countries too reliant on one industry naturally feel the pain of a limited portfolio. Canada is learning a stern lesson in overdependence