Crescent Point Energy names new chief executive as part of transformation plan
Craig Bryksa named interim president and chief executive.
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.
Trudeau mum on pipeline even as May 31 deadline looms
Financial discussions continue, but he also says there is nothing yet to say publicly.
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.
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.
Shell launches methane detection pilot
Initiative aims to enable better early detection and repair of methane leaks.
Syncrude charged in heron deaths at Alberta oil sands mine
Energy producer charged under Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, could face $500K penalty.
Oil sands pioneer Rick George passes away at 67
Former Suncor CEO was battling acute myeloid leukemia.
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.
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.
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.
Suncor files for approval of 160,000 bpd Lewis thermal oil sands project
Company says construction on its first phase may begin in 2024.
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.
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.
$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.