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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.

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March 27, 2017  

Suncor to meet 2017 production targets despite Syncrude upgrader fire

Fire burned for two days and injured one employee.

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March 20, 2017  

AER rejects Suncor oil sands tailing pond strategy

Regulator rules company didn’t prove its plan to use water cap to contain tailings was a viable enough option.

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March 15, 2017  

One hurt in fire at Syncrude oil sands site

Fire at the Mildred Lake upgrader has been isolated and is under control.

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March 1, 2017  

As technology replaces jobs, a leaner oilpatch emerges from downturn

Automation and other labour-saving efficiencies will likely keep many jobs from returning with the economic recovery.

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February 16, 2017  

AER shuts down Lexin Resources’ oil and gas operations

Regulator says the company owes $1 million in levies to the Orphan Well Association, $70 million in security for reclamation obligations.

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January 25, 2017  

Keystone XL is alive, maybe: Trump signs order potentially reviving pipeline

Order invites TransCanada Corp. to re-submit an application for a permit.

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January 25, 2017  

Cheers, jeers for Trudeau at Calgary town hall

Prime Minister grilled on oil sands stance, how Canada will deal with Trump administration.

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January 5, 2017  

Penn West nearly doubles capital spending plans

The company has also announced changes to senior management.

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January 4, 2017  

Canadian Natural Resources fined $10K following accident that killed two

April 2007 tank farm collapse at the Horizon oil sands project injured five others.

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January 4, 2017  

Encana expects 2017 profit margin will be 25% higher than October projection

Projection based on anticipated cost reductions and higher total volumes in the second half of this year.

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December 15, 2016  

Statoil sells oil sands assets to Athabasca Oil in $832M deal

Surprise sale agreement includes Statoil’s six-year-old Leismer thermal oil sands project.

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December 13, 2016  

Husky Energy to increase 2017 budget, boost daily output

Production is also scheduled to rise from several heavy-oil thermal projects.

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December 8, 2016  

Cenovus to boost 2017 spending by 24%

Energy producer will resume Christina Lake expansion.

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December 8, 2016  

Worst may be over for Alberta economy: Conference Board

Forecast suggests modest real GDP growth of about 2.2% in 2017.

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December 1, 2016  

Hiring plans stall as 65% of oil and gas companies trim staff

15% expect some growth and about half predict stability, according to Hays Canada survey.

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November 15, 2016  

Notley defends oil sands group appointees

Wildrose party wants them fired.

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November 15, 2016  

Fort McMurray wildfire recovery to spur $5.3B in spending

Ramp-up in reconstruction is expected to create about 9,000 jobs next year.