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March 9, 2017  

Shell signs two deals to sell oil sands assets for US$7.25B

Reducing its interest in Athabasca project and selling its interest in Peace River Complex.

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September 20, 2016  

Alberta First Nation revives oil sands pipeline lawsuit

Blames inaction on outstanding issues by the NDP government.

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May 25, 2016  

Athabasca, Syncrude bring back project staff as wildfire risk recedes

Analysts estimate nearly half of the oil sands’ 2.5 million bpd capacity was offline at times over the past three weeks.

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August 26, 2014  

Aboriginal groups shut out of oil sands review

Alberta says their concerns aren’t related to the content of the Lower Athabasca plan.

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August 7, 2014  

Athabasca, PetroChina agree on path to closing Dover oil sands sale

2009 joint-venture deal included an exit strategy for the Canadian company.

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February 4, 2014  

Oil sands environmental health risks underestimated: study

University of Toronto researchers say the oil sands needs to improve its accounting of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) emissions.

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June 14, 2013  

Deal spells out how oil sands will be monitored

Brings scientific credibility to assessments of billions of dollars in industry activity.

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September 28, 2012  

Enbridge spends $150M on Suncor tankage expansion

To handle growing volumes from Firebag 4 and 5

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May 10, 2012  

$150M expansion planned for STP-McKay Thermal Project

Southern Pacific Resource Corp. is expanding its steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) project in Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands region.

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March 19, 2012  

MEG begins reg process for Surmont oil sands development

MEG Energy is gearing up the regulatory process to build and operate a 120,000 barrel per day operation in Alberta’s Athabasca oil sands region.

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May 4, 2011  

Expanded Scotford upgrader on stream

Shell Canada says it has successfully started up production from the company’s Scotford upgrader refinery expansion project near Edmonton.

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April 13, 2011  

$6.86M to field-test electro-thermal oil sands tech

E-T Energy is getting $6.86 million in funding and will be working with Total E&P Canada Ltd. to field-test a less environmentally intrusive method of extracting hard to access bitumen from the Athabasca oil sands.

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December 17, 2010  

Total E&P, Suncor combine Athabasca interests

Energy companies Total E&P Canada Ltd. and Suncor Energy Inc. have formed a strategic oil sands alliance involving assets both companies have in Alberta’s Athabasca region.

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December 16, 2010  

Enbridge spending $200M on Athabasca expansion

Enbridge Inc. is spending $200 million to further expand a regional pipeline system serving the oil sands, as producers pour more and more investment into new projects.