Darrell Stonehouse

Darrell Stonehouse is editor of Oilweek as well as JWN's Intelligence Publications. He joined the company in 1998 as editor of the Oil & Gas Inquirer, Oil & Gas Quarterly and Alberta Construction Magazine. In 2004, he was appointed managing editor of all JWN magazines.

In 2006, Darrell left the company to operate his own communications business, focused on custom publishing products. He rejoined JWN in 2011. Prior to joining JWN, Darrell was editor of Alberta Beef magazine. His work has also appeared in many other business publications, including Financial Post Magazine, Alberta Report, and a variety of agricultural publications.


​A lot went right for Canada’s oil and gas industry in 2017, but 2018 outlook less certain: JWN survey

Monday, March 12, 2018, 2:21 PM MDT

An uptick in commodity prices, combined with two years of supply cost cuts, created some room to get financial houses…

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Forget your safety tickets? There’s an app for that

Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 12:02 PM MST

Braydon Gough learned the hard way that to work in the oilfield you have to have your papers in order.…

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​Meet the East Shale Basin, a lower-cost extension emerging from Alberta's Duvernay play

Monday, September 18, 2017, 12:49 PM MDT

Image: Vesta Energy is a large player in the emerging East Shale Basin. Here's its leadership team, l-r: CFO Paul…

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​Oil and gas heading for the Alberta Disadvantage

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:30 PM MDT

Remember the Alberta Advantage?It’s over, according to many in the oil and gas industry, smothered by layers of new federal…

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​Suncor testing downhole heaters to improve oilsands SAGD performance

Tuesday, August 22, 2017, 1:26 PM MDT

Suncor Energy is testing a variety of technologies to improve the efficiency of its oilsands projects. One of the more…

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New tech tests aim to improve quality, environmental impact of Husky’s heavy oil

Monday, August 21, 2017, 2:55 PM MDT

Husky Energy has become a major thermal oil producer, and the company continues to advance technologies to improve the economics…

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​Ottawa pushes ahead with emissions reduction schemes despite concerns on cost and effectiveness

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 5:57 PM MDT

Set standards, and let the provinces find ways to meet them. That’s the federal government’s plan for reducing both CO2…

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​Why young people planning careers should focus on solving this generation’s energy challenges

Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 2:30 PM MDT

When I got out of high school in the early 1980s Canada’s oil and gas industry was in crisis. OPEC…

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Oil and gas executive compensation declines again in 2016: Oilweek data

Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 3:54 PM MDT

Declines in share-based and options-based rewards resulted in average executive pay packages dropping by 7.6 per cent in 2016 as…

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​Back in the saddle: Canadian oil and gas in recovery mode but market access and supply cost worries remain

Monday, July 10, 2017, 2:13 PM MDT

The carnage appears to be over. After almost three years of continuous capital budget cuts, massive layoffs, and bankruptcies, the…

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Declining gasoline demand to hit U.S. refiners as vehicle fuel efficiency improves

Friday, June 30, 2017, 1:04 PM MDT

Following strong demand growth in 2015 and 2016, U.S. gasoline demand surpassed its 2007 peak to reach 9.4 million bbls/d—nearly…

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​Further troubles lie ahead as Ottawa’s attempt at modernizing project reviews reveals a divided Canada

Thursday, June 29, 2017, 1:21 PM MDT

Call it an exercise in herding cats. Only one year into the federal government’s efforts to reshape Canada’s environmental and…

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