Chinese companies commit to oil sands despite setbacks
Patient capital means Chinese majors unlikely they will leave the oil sands anytime soon.
Former CNP chair indicted in corruption case
Crackdown aimed at tightening central control over PetroChina and other companies.
Proposed BC LNG project to cost up to $40B
LNG Canada joint-venture says its Kitimat export facility would produce up to $39 billion in tax revenues over its lifespan.
Alberta Energy Regulator approves pipeline from oil sands to Edmonton
$3-billion Grand Rapids pipeline ship up to 900,000 barrels of diluted bitumen per day.
Athabasca Oil boosts capital budget to $667M
Also, the company’s CEO Sveinung Svarte will retire on Sept. 30.
Athabasca finally closes Dover oil sands sale to PetroChina
Sale will bring in $1.184 billion, $600 million of which has already been paid in cash.
Athabasca, PetroChina agree on path to closing Dover oil sands sale
2009 joint-venture deal included an exit strategy for the Canadian company.
Four companies sign deal to develop LNG Canada
But CEO says the agreement doesn’t mean a final decision to build has been made.
Head of commission that runs China’s state-owned companies rolls
China fires senior official linked to corruption probe into state-owned oil giant.
Regulator gives conditional approval to Athabasca’s Dover oilsands project
The project will use steam-assisted gravity drainage technology to recover bitumen.
Chinese could shift energy investments to forestry, mining
Canadian mining exports to China have eclipsed total exports to Germany.
NEB approves 25-year export licence to LNG Canada Development Inc.
License allows LNG Canada to export 24 million tonnes of liquified natural gas a year.
Encana, PetroChina partner to develop natural gas in Alberta
Companies will invest $4 billion in central Alberta shale development.
Exxon Mobil says West Coast LNG plant an option
The energy giant’s Horn River basin contains dry gas, which is worth five times more in Asia.
Athabasca Oil looking for oil sands TAGD partner
Cost could be half steam-assisted gravity drainage.