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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 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.

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.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
January 30, 2020  

Cenovus credits quota easing as it ramps up crude by rail

Shipments to 100,000 barrels per day by the end of last month, which energy company says bodes well for its oil sands expansion plans.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 20, 2020  

Studies question assumptions on industrial damage to Wood Buffalo park

There has been lots of controversy and claims that weren’t necessarily supported by data: aquatic ecologist.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Production
December 10, 2019  

Cenovus capital spending to edge higher in 2020, production to rise

Increase largely due to a deferral of spending following the mandatory production curtailments in Alberta.

News Energy Manufacturing General
December 4, 2019  

Proposed diluent recovery unit to boost crude export room

Gibson Energy will partner with US Development Group to construct and operate the facility, to open in 2021.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 1, 2019  

Cenovus boosts oil output plans on curtailment relief for rail

To startup its $675-million, 50,000-barrel-per-day Christina Lake phase G oil sands expansion project.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
November 1, 2019  

Encana HQ move to US an oilpatch ‘tragedy’: Cenovus CEO

Foreign companies have also taken billions of dollars with them as they left the Canadian oilpatch.

News Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
October 21, 2019  

Not a political question: Thunberg calls for climate action in Alberta

Protesters and counter-protesters were drawn to the rally attended by the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
October 8, 2019  

Norwegian fund cuts four Canadian oil sands firms

Has reduced its tolerance threshold for companies with interests in the oil sands from 30% to 5%.

News Energy Manufacturing General
September 25, 2019  

New tech moves oil sands bitumen in container to West Coast

BitCrude process uses an electrically powered diluent recovery unit to produce a product that’s non-flammable.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
August 1, 2019  

Oil sands CEOs take federal election message to voters

Newspaper ads ask readers to call on “leaders of all political stripes” to lend their support to the energy industry.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
July 25, 2019  

Suncor posts $2.73B income on Alberta tax recovery, higher oil output

Earnings were buoyed by a one-time deferred tax recovery of $1.12 billion associated with corporate income tax rate cut of 1%.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General
June 17, 2019  

Alberta energy war room must avoid online mudslinging: experts

Kenney government aims to get the $30-million Calgary-based war room running this summer.

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.