Tagged With Oil sands
Double whammy threatens oil-sands players
1 September 2011
Canadian players must face the challenge of rising inflation and tighter environmental regulation, says new report
Cenovus counts on Ferguson
31 August 2011
The chief executive of EnCana’s oil-sands spin-off spearheads firm’s push for efficiency as it aims to pump 1 million b/d
Mystery buyers stir Canada’s export prospects
26 August 2011
Enbridge reveals commercial agreements for virtually all Northern Gateway capacity
In situ oil-sands production on the rise
16 August 2011
Oil-sands output is rising and costs are falling as new in situ technologies improve production economics
Canadian Natural restarts Horizon oil sands
11 August 2011
Reconstruction of upgrading unit damaged in January fire is almost complete
Oil-price plunge threatens oil sands
10 August 2011
Canada’s oil sands are a long-term resource, requiring long-term planning, but falling oil prices threaten their short-term viability
Short-term solution for Cushing crude glut
10 August 2011
A new pipeline proposal from Enbridge would move Bakken oil to Texas for the first time and help ease bottlenecks in Oklahoma
Canadian big oil’s second-quarter profit surge
4 August 2011
50% higher second-quarter profits posted by integrated sector
Canada’s energy ‘unity’ shows early fissures
27 July 2011
Just days after agreeing to promote coordinated energy policies, Canada’s bid to become a global energy superpower showed cracks when its largest province called for an end to oil-industry subsidies.
CNOOC rescues Opti Canada
21 July 2011
Deal worth C$2.1 billion, with principal asset of 35% stake in Long Lake oil-sands project
Connacher explores new oil-sands technology
21 July 2011
Steam-assisted gravity-drainage (SAGD) Plus injects solvents as well as steam
TransCanada confident of Keystone XL approval
14 July 2011
Russ Girling says the company has satisfied all the requirements of a US State Department review
Canada grapples with its energy strategy
13 July 2011
As an emerging energy superpower, Canada’s disparate provinces must agree a united approach to energy policy
Alberta’s economic growth threatens oil-sands costs
7 July 2011
Cost increases and labour shortages could reduce capacity expansions
Alberta slams EU fuel-quality proposals
7 July 2011
EU plans to prevent oil-sands crude entering member states are discriminatory, and unscientific says the home of Canada’s vast heavy-oil reserves
OPINION: Keep the oil sands out of Europe
6 July 2011
UK Tar Sands Network: The UK should help Europe stop Canadian bitumen from crossing the Atlantic
Time to regulate the oil sands
6 July 2011
Alberta proposes oil-sands monitoring agency to ease pollution fears
Oil sands drive surging Canadian resource wealth
4 July 2011
Government says value of natural resources and land has tripled in less than 20 years
TransCanada curbs Keystone shipments for July
23 June 2011
Reduced Canadian exports push WTI up, as the storm over the Keystone XL rumbles on
Imperial Oil granted permits for Idaho megaloads
23 June 2011
The Kearl oil-sands project received its first permits to begin moving process modules
Connacher to sell oil-sands leases
23 June 2011
Planning to focus on its core areas, Connacher Oil and Gas sets out to sell almost 25,000 acres of oil-sands leases
North America’s oil bubble
22 June 2011
Rising unconventional oil supply threatens further market disruption for North America
Flint seals oil-sands contracts
22 June 2011
Canada's Flint Energy Services signs construction contract for MEG Energy's Christina Lake thermal oil-sands project in Alberta
Cenovus boosts oil-output targets
9 June 2011
The company expects to produce 500,000 barrels a day (b/d) by 2021
Keystone XL faces fresh regulatory hurdles
9 June 2011
EPA raised concerns over wetlands and full-cycle greenhouse-gas emissions
Harper move riles Alberta
7 June 2011
Pledge to close environmental loopholes in the oil-sands sector angers provincial government