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August 20, 2012  

BC media mogul enters the Northern Gateway fray

David Black hopes to build a $13 billion refinery to export processed fuels rather than raw oilsands bitumen to Asia.

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August 14, 2012  

Alberta security tribunal begins ex Matrikon CEO hearing

Nizar Somji’s counsel argues no direct evidence of insider trading allegations.

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August 13, 2012  

NWT oil prospect raises economic hopes and environmental concerns

McKenzie Valley shale oil development is attracting much investment attention.

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August 13, 2012  

BP announces $2.27 billion selling spree

Oil giant sells California refinery and Texas gas processing plants to pay for well blowout in Gulf of Mexico.

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July 25, 2012  

Nexen acquisition will be heavily scrutinized: Harper

Prime minister says $15 billion deal will be analyzed to determine net benefit to Canada.

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July 18, 2012  

Nova Scotia judge reserves decision to quash drilling permit

Environmental group says drill site is too close to Cape Breton lake, drinking water wells.

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June 26, 2012  

Manitoba is fifth globally for petro-investment: Fraser Institute

Global oil execs pick Oklahoma as best place to spend their money.

News Aerospace Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Technology
June 15, 2012  

Manufacturing sales down in April: Statistics Canada

Third drop in four months driven by aerospace and parts

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June 13, 2012  

Canada lags on 2020 climate target: NRT

Planned emission reductions will only take us halfway

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Pulp & Paper Business Operations Operations Sustainability
May 3, 2012  

Newalta donates $1.125M to Western for clean tech R&D

A $1.125-million donation by Newalta will support R&D efforts at Western university to discover clean technologies that use waste generated by industrial sectors such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, mining and manufacturing.

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May 3, 2012  

Evraz locks out Alberta plant workers

Camrose plant makes tubular good for oil and gas applications.

Tech Centre Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability
April 26, 2012  

Check liquid levels

IEC61508-certified.

Tech Centre Manufacturing Metals Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
April 26, 2012  

Monitor gases remotely

Checks for six gases.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
February 3, 2012  

Imperial Oil sanctions $2B Cold Lake expansion

Imperial Oil Limited has approved a $2 billion expansion of the company’s Cold Lake operation in northeastern Alberta.

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February 1, 2012  

Hyperion spending $43 million on capital projects

Oil and gas development company looks to boost output of light oil and natural gas.

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January 24, 2012  

China awaits PM’s visit to ratify “win-win” energy deal

As China undergoes “rapid industrialization”, its huge energy demand has Canada’s attention.

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December 5, 2011  

Husky looks west for unconventional energy growth

Husky Energy’s Western Canadian operations are shifting from conventional production to so-called resource plays that take high-level technological expertise to exploit.

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November 7, 2011  

Ethanol use cuts GHG emissions: CBOC

The Canadian ethanol industry produces two billion litres a year, while driving $900 million in government revenues

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October 26, 2011  

Salaries leaping in 2012: Conference Board

Rising demand for people with skilled trades and other workers in Western Canada’s booming oil and gas sector will push the national average wage up by more than 3% next year.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
September 26, 2011  

ProSep wins $1.2M mixer contract

ProSep Inc. has been awarded a US$1.2-million contact to supply an unnamed Latin American oil company with mixers.

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July 28, 2011  

Hyduke Energy drills $16.3M US contract

Hyduke to provide drilling rig for U.S. contractor

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July 19, 2011  

NEB launches safety and environment action plan

The NEB is launching a plan to make working in the oil and natural gas sector safer, and to hold companies more accountable for how they manage their operations, particularly when it comes to protecting the environment.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 23, 2011  

Oil and gas execs primed for investment

Positive business conditions in Canada are giving oil and gas companies the confidence to invest this year, although rising inflationary pressures could crimp their plans, says a Ernst & Young report.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
April 27, 2011  

$1.24B carbon capture project gets green light

The Saskatchewan government has given a green light to a $1.24 billion carbon capture and storage project that it says will be among the first commercial-scale facilities in the world.

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April 15, 2011  

Parsing Canada’s research tax credit boondoggle

This year, it’s estimated federal and provincial governments will spend some $4.7 billion on research tax credits to more than 20,000 companies, but not all of them ae doing legitimate research.

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April 7, 2011  

Five-year forecast: Oil and gas looking good

The Canadian oil and gas industry looks very positive over the next five years, but a CAPP report warns there’s always the potential for economic trauma.

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March 25, 2011  

EDC invests $7M in Nigerian equity fund

Export Development Canada is investing $7 million in a Nigerian fund that will develop business opportunities between Canadian and Nigerian companies.

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February 14, 2011  

ProSep wins $5.5M gas treatment contract

ProSep has won a $5.5 million contract to provide a gas dehydration system to an unnamed international oil and gas producer operating in the South China Sea.

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January 12, 2011  

New plant to make large diameter pipe

An Alberta wholesale distributor of oil and gas drilling fluids, steel pipe and piping products, is teaming up with a Chinese specialty steel manufacturer to produce large-diameter seamless steel pipe in Edmonton.

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December 20, 2010  

Rotacan gets $455,000 FedNor investment

Rotacan, a mining equipment manufacturer in North Bay, Ont., is getting some federal government help to expand its product line.