Author: Vincent Lauerman
Teck gives up amid Canadian tensions
27 February 2020
The miner abandons its oil sands plan as long-term fissures between opposing lobbies claim another investment casualty
Alberta suffers loss on crude-by-rail contracts
14 February 2020
Canadian province reverses policy after financial burden begins to mount
Row engulfs Canadian oil sands project
13 February 2020
Battle lines are drawn as the contentious Frontier project awaits ultimate verdict
Canada takes methane emissions reduction lead
7 February 2020
The country’s oil and gas industry, often maligned for an overall high carbon footprint, is setting the pace on a GHG hot button issue
Canadian oil primed for modest recovery
30 January 2020
Reversal of crude curtailments and improved capex spending are encouraging signs for the country’s principal producers
US shale patch faces worsening headwinds
23 January 2020
Mounting constraints on US light-tight oil only compound the hazardous task of predicting growth
Chalk one up for MbS
21 November 2019
The Aramco IPO may fall short of his talismanic figure, but an anticipated result of the largest ever public offering is a rare win for the prince
Alberta hopes for better, prepares for worst
4 November 2019
Conservatives’ first budget forecasts a slight uptick in most oil and gas industry measures, but also includes planning for a ‘doomsday scenario’
Canadian election puzzle for oil industry
28 October 2019
Industry bugbear Justin Trudeau may have lost his majority, but a minority government could be even less helpful for oil and gas
Newfoundland finds new vigour
9 October 2019
The island’s offshore oil industry is rebounding after a sustained lull
Global oil demand to disappoint
7 October 2019
Peak requirements may be here much quicker than in some forecasts
Canadian regulator halts Mainline open season
1 October 2019
Midstreamer Enbridge’s plans to switch key north-south crude pipeline infrastructure from spot to long-term capacity access takes a hit
New Canadian regulator faces immediate test
2 September 2019
A flurry of responses to a proposed change in pipeline capacity allocations has compelled the new authority straight into action
Alberta adjusts crude curtailment program
30 August 2019
The provincial government has made major changes to timeframes and volumes
Canada's First Nations vow to continue pipeline push
13 August 2019
The fate of the Eagle Spirit Energy Corridor will either be decided in the courts or by the October general election
Alberta considers bowing to producers
13 August 2019
The Canadian province's new regime sees a way to pivot from a potentially costly repeal threat
Crude curtailment boosts Albertan producers' profits
7 August 2019
Higher prices more than offset Western Canada restrictions on production
Polls point to more Alberta oil patch pain
2 August 2019
Parties less favourable to Canada's oil industry make gains