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News Energy Oil & Gas General
August 17, 2020  

Suncor’s Fort McMurray base plant stalled until September due to fire

Blaze in the extraction area was contained quickly, and no one was hurt.

News General
February 20, 2020  

Nextleaf granted patent for industrial-scale extraction of CBD and THC

Focus is on commercializing patents by licensing IP to partners operating in other legal markets, and supplying THC and CBD oils.

News Food & Beverage General
January 7, 2019  

Former CanniMed CEO launches new pot company, but won’t be growing weed

Zyus Life Sciences Inc. will buy cannabis from licensed producers and focus on extraction and development.

News Manufacturing General
May 10, 2018  

Beleave begins cannabinoid extraction at new Hamilton lab

Patented process uses only ethanol, other food-grade components; no organic solvents.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 31, 2017  

Environmentalists prepared to fight new oil and gas regulations in Quebec

They claim push towards fossil fuel development runs counter to commitment to combat greenhouse gas emissions.

News Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 2, 2016  

Alberta to diversify beyond energy extraction

Government to encourage more value-added processing.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
June 17, 2013  

Pipeline debates risk impact on oil and gas support services

Could lead to a pull-back of investment over the medium and long term.

News Business Operations
April 15, 2013  

Iceland signs a free trade agreement with China

First European country to do so; expands China’s influence in the Arctic.

News Business Operations Sustainability
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.

News Sustainability
March 10, 2011  

THAI heavy oil tech reaches significant milestone

A global energy consulting firm has recognized the effectiveness of Petrobank Energy and Resources’ THAI heavy oil extraction technology its Kerrobert project.