Includes thermal in situ oil sands production and conventional primary heavy crude oil operations next door.
Some species were winners and some were losers, but all were affected.
It’s responsible for about 56 million tonnes per year of the total of 71 million tonnes of GHGs emitted.
Study shows in-situ bitumen extraction released low levels of toxins into a small lake near Cold Lake, Alta.
2015 capital program to be internally funded, targets 10% to 15% growth per year.
The government’s list of projects that will require environmental assessments does not include in-situ oil sands mines.
The federal government has set up a counter-terrorism unit in Alberta and one of its main jobs will be to help protect the energy industry from attacks by extremists.
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.
Imperial Oil Limited has approved a $2 billion expansion of the company’s Cold Lake operation in northeastern Alberta.
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.