Tagged With Oil sands
Canada’s oil sands under siege
28 August 2020
A scarcity of investment options is compounding the rapid exodus of international firms
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
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
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
Suncor looks to rebound
19 February 2020
Canadian producer aims for recovery after tough period of enforced production restrictions
Row engulfs Canadian oil sands project
13 February 2020
Battle lines are drawn as the contentious Frontier project awaits ultimate verdict
Crude curtailment boosts Albertan producers' profits
7 August 2019
Higher prices more than offset Western Canada restrictions on production
Are reports of Canada's oil sands demise greatly exaggerated?
25 October 2018
Canada is looking to boost oil sands output by 2020, in spite of the major political and environmental challenges
Chill in the air for Canadian drillers
10 October 2018
Labour day heralded the unofficial start of the Canadian drilling season. This year it’s beginning amid uncertainty
Canada's pipeline paralysis hits Trudeau hard
10 October 2018
A Canadian court has blocked plans for a pipeline expansion
Can new upgraders solve Alberta’s differential dilemma?
25 May 2018
The government wants to help ailing oil sands producers by funding new upgraders
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