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News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 25, 2020  

Imperial Oil to end Syncrude services contract as Suncor takes over

Switching operatorship a sign the oil sands mining industry has evolved from a high-cost and risky, to more proven and predictable.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
November 24, 2020  

Suncor agrees to begin operating Syncrude by end of next year

Agreement required from Imperial Oil Resources, CNOOC Oil Sands Canada and Sinopec Oil Sands Partnership.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 12, 2020  

Methane emissions from oilpatch twice as high as thought: survey

Could complicate regulatory attempts to nearly halve releases over the next five years.

News Energy Manufacturing General
October 26, 2020  

Cenovus to buy Husky Energy for $3.8B in shares, Pourbaix is CEO

He says combined company will be better able to weather energy market volatility, generate more cash flow, reduce debt and cut costs.

News Oil & Gas General
October 6, 2020  

Suncor Energy will cut 10% to 15% of its workforce over next 18 months

Cuts are to be made across the entire organization; will also affect Suncor’s contracted workers.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
September 2, 2020  

PetroChina, Ovintiv end joint venture, agree to split Alberta assets

Each to wind up with 13,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day and the same oil and gas reserves.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
September 2, 2020  

Oil sands pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray

Initial reports indicated about 550 barrels or 90,000 litres of light oil were released with no reported impacts.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
September 1, 2020  

Only private investment will save Canada’s economy

Generating, rather than consuming government revenues will require a profound reversal by the Trudeau government.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
August 17, 2020  

Suncor shares slip after fire interrupts Fort McMurray oil sands output

Two upgraders at the project are working at minimum rates to process strip-mined bitumen inventory.

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 Energy General
July 8, 2020  

Oil sands companies restoring production as demand spurs higher price

Executives are confident the oil price crisis is subsiding but are dismayed by recent setbacks for oil pipelines in the US.

News Energy General
July 7, 2020  

US Supreme Court deals blow to Keystone oil pipeline project

Upholds a lower court ruling that blocked a key environmental permit for the project.

News Energy Oil & Gas Economy General
May 14, 2020  

Norway’s wealth fund excludes oil sands investments over GHG emissions

Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, Suncor Energy and Imperial Oil are out.

News Energy General
May 1, 2020  

Teck exits energy industry group CAPP, citing cost cutting

Resource company targeting $1 billion in cost reductions for 2020 – double what it proposed in October.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 21, 2020  

Husky cuts production by 80,000 bpd, Canadian total 365,000 bpd

Also cutting $700 million in capital budget, second reduction following an earlier cut of $900 million and $100 million in other spending.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 15, 2020  

US judge cancels permit for Keystone XL pipeline from Canada

Said the US Army Corps of Engineers failed to adequately consider effects on endangered species such as pallid sturgeon.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 14, 2020  

Canadian oilpatch cutbacks to continue despite OPEC deal

Doesn’t match the reduction in demand caused by measures taken to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
April 7, 2020  

Work starts in Montana on disputed Canada US oil pipeline

Project has been tied up for years in legal battles and several court challenges are still pending.

News Energy General
March 25, 2020  

COVID-19 scare at oil sands work camp tests businesses’ plans

Possible virus case shows Civeo’s safety protocols at Suncor Energy base camp work.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 19, 2020  

Canadian Natural cuts spending, as more producers trim capital plans

Will also cut CEO and other executive salaries and board members have agreed to cut their fees.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 12, 2020  

TC Energy starts US prep work for Keystone XL pipeline

Clearing a path through US states along the pipeline’s 1,930-kilometre route to begin soon.

Insight Energy Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 3, 2020  

Teck decision underscores investment crisis in Canada

The federal government is to blame for a significant drop in investment across 10 of the 15 major sectors of the Canadian economy.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 3, 2020  

Suncor files application for base oil sands mine extension

Energy company is preparing for when the current base mine is depleted in about 2035.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
March 2, 2020  

Few approved oil sands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

Output could grow by as much as 1.3 million bpd but more capacity for transport needed.

News Energy Manufacturing General
February 26, 2020  

Alberta government in court to stay judge’s order re: oil sands decision

Prosper Petroleum waiting 19 months for a decision on Rigel project, province given 10 days.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
February 25, 2020  

Kenney says feds sank Teck mine with deadline change

Ottawa says “not true”, it is not true” Teck was told that the cabinet was going to defer.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 24, 2020  

Teck withdraws Frontier mine application, cites climate change discourse

Wants jurisdictions to have a framework in place that reconciles resource development and climate change.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 20, 2020  

Shelved Suncor thermal oil sands project wins Alberta approval

Would use steam to produce bitumen from wells, can now apply for environmental and local development permits.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 19, 2020  

Court gives Alberta 10 days to make decision on oil sands project

Prosper Petroleum has asked the court to force the Tory government to rule on a project that was approved by the Alberta Energy Regulator in June 2018.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
February 6, 2020  

Suncor posts $2.3B loss, writes down oil sands and offshore assets

Accounts for $393 million accounts for higher capital cost estimates for the West White Rose Project.

News Energy Oil & Gas Sustainability
February 4, 2020  

Miner Teck sets target to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2050

Looking at other ways of move materials, cleaner power, efficiency measures, producing more metals used in EVs and renewable power generation.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 30, 2020  

Panel suggests schools ‘balance’ climate change, oil sands lessons

Looking for research, evidence-based knowledge to be transferred to students through curriculum.