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 General
August 4, 2020  

Alberta, Ottawa sign deal that reduces oilsands environmental monitoring

The monitoring program funds research by outside organizations as well as government scientists

News Oil & Gas General
July 27, 2020  

Deutsche Bank says it won’t back an new oilsands or coal project

It says its ban on oilsands financing, effective immediately, will include exploration, production, transport or processing

News Energy Oil & Gas General
July 14, 2020  

Shell’s Quest carbon capture project hits milestone of five million tonnes

Quest opened in 2015 and cost about $1.35 billion, backed with $745 million from the Alberta government and $120 million from Ottawa.

News Energy Oil & Gas General
June 24, 2020  

Alberta reinstating environmental monitoring in industry, oilpatch on July 15

Testing and reporting had been suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic

News Energy Oil & Gas General
May 26, 2020  

Gathering limits make it a ‘great time to be building a pipeline:’ Alberta minister

Sonya Savage said, “Now is a great time to be building a pipeline because you can’t have protests of more than 15 people”

News Energy Government Economy General Sustainability
May 12, 2020  

Oilpatch welcomes federal aid despite climate change condition

Toews says companies shouldn’t face problems with the requirement to help meet federal climate change commitments.

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 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.

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 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.