Tagged With Oil sands
Calgary's hometown heroes
8 February 2018
Grim headlines obscure the progress ahead in 2018 for the oil sands, unconventionals and LNG
Bullish or bearish on Canada's oil sands?
21 November 2017
International oil companies are fleeing the oil sands, but the Canadian producers that have plugged the gap have reason to be optimistic
Canada's home-ice advantage
7 November 2017
Vast reserves are the oil sands' main advantage. Local producers think they can drive costs down where foreign entrants couldn't
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 cost cutters
28 June 2017
In the race to lower costs, Alberta's in situ oil sands producers are beating the miners
Canada looks to Beijing for new oil sands investment
12 June 2017
As IOCs flee, Ottawa hopes to lure Asian petrodollars back
Adapting to oil's new reality
9 May 2017
The industry has been battered by price volatility over the past two years. For ConocoPhillips, adaptation is the key to not just surviving, but thriving
Canada’s stranded barrels
5 October 2016
Without major technology breakthroughs, carbon restrictions will mean a smaller future for the oil sands
Trudeau in a tight spot
8 July 2016
The oil sands pipeline debate is rearing its head again, making things awkward for Canada’s new prime minister
Defying the gloom
25 February 2016
Canada’s oil sector is suffering, but output is still going to rise this year
Canada's oil sands get a tax reprieve
8 February 2016
The slump in crude prices has nixed Alberta's plans to raise royalties. The province retains its generous investment regime
Suncor doubles down with Canadian Oil Sands takeover
21 January 2016
The company’s $4.5bn deal for Canadian Oil Sands makes it the undisputed champion of the oil sands. It’s a big bet on a recovery in prices
Alberta feels the pain
20 January 2016
Home to the marginal barrel, Canada’s energy patch is hurting from the price collapse. But oil sands output is still rising and resistance is building
New risks squeeze Alberta’s oil sands
17 August 2015
Canada's oil sands face collapsing oil prices, limited export routes and higher taxes
Alberta turns left
13 May 2015
The stunning victory for the NDP in the province's election will probably be less significant for the oil patch than many in the industry fear
The oil sands dig in
23 March 2015
Alberta's unconventional output will keep rising - for now. Derek Brower reports
Canadian oil sands produce more but slash planned capex
13 January 2015
Oil sands producers have announced plans to decrease capital expenditure, but many expect increased production levels this year
Unconventional oil explained DUPLICATE 3307780
11 February 2014
Kerogen oil, oil shale, shale oil, oil sands, tight oil: what is the difference?
Canada’s unconventional oil: a bounty needing new outlets
3 February 2014
Hemmed in by insufficient export pipeline capacity, rising output from Alberta’s vast oil sands also faces a saturated US market
Madagascar could lead unconventionals push
30 January 2014
Sub-Saharan Africa holds known oil sands and shale oil resources, but politics make exploitation tricky
Unconventional oil explained
24 January 2014
Kerogen oil, oil shale, shale oil, oil sands, tight oil: what is the difference?
US looks to Canada for oil sands advice
30 July 2013
Governors from Mississippi and Alabama are seeking help developing their oil-sands deposits, writes Shaun Polczer
Capacity crunch
24 June 2013
Canada’s oil sands need new pipelines to new markets
Funding the oil sands
20 June 2013
Foreign investors, led by China and India, will underpin more development in Alberta