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News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
May 29, 2019  

Canadian Natural buying Devon Energy’s Canadian assets for $3.8B

Includes thermal in situ oil sands production and conventional primary heavy crude oil operations next door.

News Energy Forestry Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
May 9, 2018  

Study finds oil sands is hard on forest community

Some species were winners and some were losers, but all were affected.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 21, 2018  

Oil sands technology alliance aims for cuts in industry’s need for steam

It’s responsible for about 56 million tonnes per year of the total of 71 million tonnes of GHGs emitted.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
August 30, 2016  

Alberta to increase oil sands monitoring after study finds contaminants

Study shows in-situ bitumen extraction released low levels of toxins into a small lake near Cold Lake, Alta.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production
December 5, 2014  

MEG investing $1.2B in oil sands development

2015 capital program to be internally funded, targets 10% to 15% growth per year.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
October 28, 2013  

Feds backs off oilsands assessments, acknowledge GHG targets not met

The government’s list of projects that will require environmental assessments does not include in-situ oil sands mines.

News Business Operations Operations Sustainability
June 7, 2012  

Counter terrorism unit to foil energy terrorists

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.

News Energy Business Operations Operations Sustainability
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.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Sustainability
February 3, 2012  

Imperial Oil sanctions $2B Cold Lake expansion

Imperial Oil Limited has approved a $2 billion expansion of the company’s Cold Lake operation in northeastern Alberta.

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.