Tagged With Canada
Alberta shelves crude curtailments
12 November 2020
The province’s decision to unwind restrictions hopes for better days ahead. But economics may be against it
Husky deal not the trigger for Canadian consolidation wave
5 November 2020
M&A activity may have started to rally, but further big-ticket transactions look unlikely
Canadian government leads the way on CCUS
30 October 2020
Federal and provincial government measures have supported the deployment of several world-class projects
Plastics ban hits Alberta’s gas strategy
16 October 2020
Federal measures to limit plastics pollution could frustrate the province’s petchems plans
Desperation fuels Canadian M&A activity
1 October 2020
Offloadings accelerate as many domestic oil firms struggle to stave off bankruptcy
Letter from Canada: Alberta waits for a boom that may not come
17 September 2020
The Edmonton administration assumes that there will be another oil bull cycle. It may be wrong
Canada’s oil sands under siege
28 August 2020
A scarcity of investment options is compounding the rapid exodus of international firms
Letter from Canada: Alberta’s petchems strategy could backfire
17 August 2020
The Kenney administration seems to be ignoring any warning signs on future demand growth
Canadian oil firms fight back
13 August 2020
The sector’s biggest companies staunched some of their losses across the second quarter, but the results still made for depressing reading
Canadian LNG industry strikes a defiant note
3 August 2020
A lobby group for exports foresees a bright future despite a long history of setbacks
Canada to announce blue hydrogen blueprint
30 July 2020
The federal and Alberta governments are seeking to build on existing hydrogen and natural gas production, with longer term plans for green hydrogen
Canadian oil sands compound their image problem
25 July 2020
Emission pledges are being rolled back to counter adverse economic conditions, reinforcing a sense the sector is not serious about lowering its carbon footprint
Global announcements and developments July
16 July 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Letter from Canada: Alberta’s oil sands in the rifle hairs
3 July 2020
The Alberta government and Western Canadian oil industry love to blame Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the federal government for the lack of oil pipeline capacity leaving the region, but in fact they should largely blame themselves
Canadian cashflows tempt i3
23 June 2020
North Sea developer eyes cut-price production to bolster its balance sheet
Canadian pipelines to nowhere
16 June 2020
Lack of midstream takeaway capacity had been a growing concern for years, but Covid-19 has reversed the danger
Global announcements and developments June
2 June 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Different horses for the oil sands course
22 May 2020
Norway pulls funding from Canada’s heavy, sulphurous crude as Saudi Arabia expands its footprint
Canadian oil firms battle for survival
14 May 2020
Profits plunged during the first quarter for a sector already struggling to contend with growing debt and a shortage of midstream takeaway
Canadian oil industry in dire straits
7 May 2020
Production across the country is in freefall, prompting oil-rich province Alberta to plead for financial support
Alberta’s orphan well crisis
17 April 2020
The province is seeing a sharp rise in the number of inactive wells without operators, and the problem will be expensive to fix
Heathrow ruling endangers projects globally
31 March 2020
A UK court’s rejection of Heathrow Airport’s expansion policy as invalid on climate change grounds has implications for major projects globally
Ovintiv faces test of staying power
26 March 2020
The Canadian firm has rebranded and joined the US shale revolution. But the oil price crisis is raising doubts about whether recent acquisitions will be economically viable
Canadian LNG faces finance fight
17 March 2020
The exodus of international partners and the global gas glut raise doubts about the economic viability of an already challenged sector
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
Suncor looks to rebound
19 February 2020
Canadian producer aims for recovery after tough period of enforced production restrictions