Tagged With Oil sands
A makeover for Canada's oil sands
4 April 2011
Industry and government aim for oil-sands revamp; costs, environmental impact and image in the spotlight
Oil-sands cost inflation returns
4 April 2011
Soaring oil prices boost profits and spending plans; chronic labour shortages emerging
Election looms over Canadian energy sector
4 April 2011
Oil and gas policies in limbo; opposition threat to Asia export plans
Sunshine taps Chinese cash to fund oil-sands push
4 April 2011
Will seek listing in Hong Kong; targets 0.8m b/d output
Trans Mountain expansion in works
4 April 2011
$4bn project would raise capacity from to 0.7m b/d
Pembina: Tough but fair regulations would drive oil-sands innovation
31 March 2011
Producers must spend more on R&D to solve the oil sands' environmental problems – and preserve corporate reputations. The incentive should come from government
Controversial Redwater upgrader advances
31 March 2011
Alberta needs the Redwater upgrader project to succeed to prove its case that CCS technology can clean up the oil-sands
Pipeline impasse threatens Alberta's oil sands
31 March 2011
The future of Alberta's oil sands hinges on two planned pipelines, but opposition is vocal and very influential
Oil-sands water monitoring inadequate, says Alberta
10 March 2011
Alberta needs a more “robust” regime, says environment minister Rob Renner
Pembina: tough, but fair regulations would drive oil-sands innovation
3 March 2011
Producers must spend more on innovative R&D to solve the oil sands’ environmental problems – and preserve corporate reputations. But the incentive should come from government
Headwinds build against Nexen
3 March 2011
Ratings slip on Long Lake troubles; Nexen pins hopes on debt reduction and BC shale gas
Oil-sands debate not derailing Canada/EU deal
3 March 2011
Canada concerned by “discrimination” of oil sands; EU trade deal too important to fail
Oil sands stumbling block in EU-Canada trade deal
24 February 2011
EU fuel-emissions law may bar oil-sands imports; Alberta fears EU standards will be adopted elsewhere
Canada presses Obama on Keystone XL
24 February 2011
Barack Obama is showing uncharacteristic reticence when it comes to TransCanada's plans to build a direct pipeline link from Alberta's oil sands to the Texas Gulf coast
Alberta’s change of leadership
17 February 2011
Oil industry wins battle for influence in Alberta; international needs come to fore
Keystone gets pricier
17 February 2011
TransCanada costs soar by $1bn
Nexen pumps up Long Lake volume
10 February 2011
10% boost in output in the fourth quarter
A hard sell for the oil sands
3 February 2011
Alberta energy minister Ron Liepert was in Europe this week doing his best to burnish the image of the sticky black substance that enriches his province’s northern muskeg
Saskatchewan’s ‘aggressive’ oil-sands plans
13 January 2011
Saskatchewan province takes delegation to China; hopes rest on Oilsands Quest
Canada on an oil-sands offensive
13 January 2011
New environment minister praises “ethical oil sands”; development spending set to soar
Oil-sands’ regulators under fire
16 December 2010
Alberta environmental assessment “deficient”, weaker than elsewhere; but many ecological worries about pollution unfounded, RSC says
What to make of the RSC report
16 December 2010
Report largely supports environmental groups but proves tougher with regulators than oil-sands developers
Ezra Levant's new book champions the oil-sands
14 December 2010
Polemical by nature, a controversial Canadian author is on a quest to save the battered image of the oil sands
Husky, CNQ: divergent paths to oil-sands growth
9 December 2010
Cost control vital to oil-sands development; investors yet to be convinced
Meg ups Christina Lake oil-sands spending
9 December 2010
Meg Energy, which raised C$0.7bn ($7bn) in an initial public offering in July, will spend C$450m in 2011, of an approved C$1.4bn budget, for the second phase of its Christina Lake oil-sands project
Madagascar: a new, unconventional-oil frontier
2 December 2010
Aim-listed Madagascar Oil targets 87,500 b/d production; seeks partners for more developments