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News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 15, 2020  

NL can’t afford buy-in for Husky led oil offshore project: Premier

Company is re-evaluating its operations in the province, White Rose is more than half finished while several other offshore projects are delayed.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 9, 2020  

Husky asks for investment as it reviews West White Rose project

Project is under review as it deals with a one-year construction delay it implemented in March.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
September 2, 2020  

PetroChina, Ovintiv end joint venture, agree to split Alberta assets

Each to wind up with 13,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day and the same oil and gas reserves.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 2, 2020  

Oil sands pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray

Initial reports indicated about 550 barrels or 90,000 litres of light oil were released with no reported impacts.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

Only private investment will save Canada’s economy

Generating, rather than consuming government revenues will require a profound reversal by the Trudeau government.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
September 1, 2020  

Calfrac says US court sides with company in fight with Wilks Brothers

Calgary well services company calls Wilks a “wolf in sheep’s clothing” whose real goal is a corporate takeover.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
September 1, 2020  

Obsidian hostile takeover bid for Bonterra shows ‘frustration’

Slow pace of consolidation needed to create larger entities that would be more liquid and resilient and therefore more attractive to investors.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Economy General
August 27, 2020  

Alberta to outline $20B plus deficit in fiscal reckoning

Debt expected to rise to almost $77 billion by next spring and to almost $88 billion by 2023.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
August 25, 2020  

Canadians join lawsuit to overturn Alaska wilderness to energy drilling

The lawsuit alleges the activity will damage the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
August 17, 2020  

Suncor shares slip after fire interrupts Fort McMurray oil sands output

Two upgraders at the project are working at minimum rates to process strip-mined bitumen inventory.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
August 17, 2020  

Suncor’s Fort McMurray base plant stalled until September due to fire

Blaze in the extraction area was contained quickly, and no one was hurt.

News Energy Oil & Gas General Sustainability
August 12, 2020  

Mauritius seeks compensation as oil spill cleanup continues

MV Wakashio has spilled 1,000 tons of its cargo of 4,000 tons of oil into the sea, fouling the coastline of Mauritius.

News Oil & Gas General
August 11, 2020  

Why scientists intentionally spilled oil into a Canadian lake

A research team carefully spilled dilbit into mini-lakes to uncover the real-world responses of the oil and its impact on aquatic life

News Oil & Gas General
August 10, 2020  

Enerplus restarting North Dakota production despite threat to pipeline

The Calgary-based company says it is confident that crude-by-rail shipping from the state can be ramped up if the decision is restored

News Energy Oil & Gas General
August 5, 2020  

Court reverses order to shut down Dakota Access pipeline

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner Energy Transfer to keep the oil flowing

News Oil & Gas General
August 4, 2020  

Oilfield services rival makes alternative plan to restructure Calfrac debt

Wilks Brothers, LLC, says its offer would significantly lower Calfrac’s debt level and give a better recovery to stakeholders

News Energy Oil & Gas General
August 4, 2020  

Husky targets 25% GHG emissions intensity cut, vows to hire more female leaders

In its 2020 environmental, social and governance report, it calls for a 25% emissions per barrel reduction by 2025

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 30, 2020  

Total writes off $9.3B in oilsands assets, cancels Canadian oil lobby membership

Total said it is leaving CAPP because of a “misalignment” between its public positions and those expressed in Total’s climate ambition statement

News Oil & Gas Transportation General
July 30, 2020  

Pipeline owner fined for unsafe incident near GO tracks in Greater Toronto

The Canada Energy Regulator says the incident near Oakville, Ont., could potentially have resulted in fatalities and injuries

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 29, 2020  

Enbridge Q2 earnings slip as revenues plunge 40% due to COVID aftermath

Enbridge was expected to report 55 cents per share in adjusted profits on $12.5 billion in revenues

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 29, 2020  

Enbridge reports stronger than feared Q2 Mainline oil transport volumes

The Calgary-based company reported second quarter net income of $1.65 billion

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 29, 2020  

Prolonged oil industry slump leads to third cut in Canadian drilling forecast

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada says it now expects just 2,800 wells will be drilled in Canada this year

News Oil & Gas General
July 27, 2020  

Deutsche Bank says it won’t back an new oilsands or coal project

It says its ban on oilsands financing, effective immediately, will include exploration, production, transport or processing

News Oil & Gas General
July 27, 2020  

Canada’s liquefied natural gas industry expected to create new job opportunities: experts

The report analyzes the economic impact the LNG industry would have across the country

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 23, 2020  

Kelt to sell BC Montney assets to ConocoPhillips for $510M

Eliminates debt with sale of producing and development assets in the region.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 16, 2020  

Environment minister reconsidering staying out of Alberta coal mine review

Vista mine began shipping coal for export in May 2019 and the company is now looking to double, or even triple its output.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 14, 2020  

Shell’s Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

Quest opened in 2015 and cost about $1.35 billion, backed with $745 million from the Alberta government and $120 million from Ottawa.

News Oil & Gas General
July 9, 2020  

Irving Oil cutting 250 jobs, 6% of workforce, due to the economy

Reductions will affect operations in Canada, the United States, Ireland and Britain.

News Oil & Gas General
July 2, 2020  

Supreme Court dismisses Indigenous appeal of Trans Mountain approval

The court dismissed the appeal July 2 from the Squamish Nation, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, the Ts’elxweyeqw Tribes and Coldwater Indian Band, effectively ending the years-long legal battle over the project

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 2, 2020  

Michigan judge allows restart of disputed Enbridge oil pipeline

Safety test to be conducted, energy company can keep it running subject to the results and further order of the court.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
June 29, 2020  

BP sells petrochemicals arm to Ineos for US$5B

The move is part of the oil giant’s plan to shift activities to renewable sources of energy

News Energy Oil & Gas General
June 24, 2020  

Alberta reinstating environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15

Testing and reporting had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic