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May 29, 2018  

Crescent Point Energy names new chief executive as part of transformation plan

Craig Bryksa named interim president and chief executive.

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May 29, 2018  

Federal government spending $4.5B to buy Trans Mountain pipeline, B.C. terminal

The feds will take over construction, likely in August, with a view to eventually selling the whole thing down the road.

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May 28, 2018  

Trudeau mum on pipeline even as May 31 deadline looms

Financial discussions continue, but he also says there is nothing yet to say publicly.

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May 28, 2018  

Green leader Elizabeth May gets $1,500 fine for contempt in pipeline arrest

Arrested in March protesting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in Burnaby, BC.

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August 9, 2017  

Oil sands pilot project closed due to 2016 wildfire won’t be restarted

Japex has abandoned the development due to low oil prices and the technical risks of reactivating the wells.

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August 9, 2017  

Shell launches methane detection pilot

Initiative aims to enable better early detection and repair of methane leaks.

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August 7, 2017  

Syncrude charged in heron deaths at Alberta oil sands mine

Energy producer charged under Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, could face $500K penalty.

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August 2, 2017  

Oil sands pioneer Rick George passes away at 67

Former Suncor CEO was battling acute myeloid leukemia.

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July 5, 2017  

AER turns to Supreme Court on well abandonment ruling

2016 decision ruled assets from bankrupt energy companies should go first to creditors, not to cleaning up abandoned oil wells.

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June 28, 2017  

How the oil sands changed Alberta and Canada forever

What started in the 1920s as Robert Fitzsimmons’ ticket to riches has turned into an industry that attracted $34 billion in investment in 2014.

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June 13, 2017  

EIA shows oil sands saw major reserve writedown in 2016

Data shows oil sands reserves from 68 US-listed companies dropped by about 7.7 billion barrels.

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May 9, 2017  

Suncor files for approval of 160,000 bpd Lewis thermal oil sands project

Company says construction on its first phase may begin in 2024.

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April 25, 2017  

Researchers tout more accurate way to measure oil sands pollutants

Research focuses on volatile organic compound, which can be damaging to the environment and human health.

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April 24, 2017  

Cenovus to accelerate drilling on acquired ConocoPhillips gas properties

Company will spend $650 million in 2019 to drill up to 120 wells in the Deep Basin of northeastern BC and northwestern Alberta.

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March 31, 2017  

$17.7B Cenovus deal seen as likely to be last oil sands blockbuster

Analysts note there are fewer significant assets available after more than a year of consolidation transactions.