Oilsands & Heavy Oil

Alberta information commissioner to investigate Kearl tailings leak notifications

Thursday, March 23, 2023, 6:45 AM MDT

Alberta’s information commissioner has started an investigation into how the province's energy regulator notified the public about tailings pond releases…

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Trudeau set to pick a lane in clean-tech race against Biden

Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 6:35 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is about to decide which low-carbon industries should be winners in Canada’s bid to stay…

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Alberta premier says changes coming to ensure prompt reporting of oilsands spills

Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 6:27 AM MDT

Premier Danielle Smith says slow public notification of Imperial Oil Limited’s oilsands wastewater spills has illuminated the need for Alberta to ensure future…

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Hearings begin before Supreme Court on federal environmental impact assessment law

Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 6:20 AM MDT

Federal lawyers defended the government’s Impact Assessment Act in the Supreme Court of Canada on Tuesday against concerns the legislation was too…

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Ottawa requests joint 'working group' on oilsands contamination with Alberta

Monday, March 20, 2023, 6:12 AM MDT

Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault has further spelled out what he wants to see in a new body that would…

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Kearl oilsands leak exposes gaps in how Alberta and Canada oversee industry: experts

Monday, March 13, 2023, 6:22 AM MDT

Recent leaks of toxic tailings from northern Alberta oilsands mines have revealed serious flaws in how Canada and Alberta look…

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Alberta Energy Regulator may have ignored law by not disclosing oilsands leak: lawyer

Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 6:14 AM MST

Alberta's energy regulator may have ignored provincial law by not publicly disclosing that waste from a large oilsands tailings pond…

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Climate taxonomy proposal asks Feds to include oilsands related spending

Monday, March 6, 2023, 6:03 AM MST

The federal government has released proposed guidelines, submitted to it by an independent group of finance experts, on what investments…

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Crescent Point continues to grow production in Kaybob Duvernay

Thursday, March 2, 2023, 2:17 PM MST

Crescent Point Energy Corp. says its $900-million acquisition of Shell Canada's Kaybob Duvernay assets in 2021 has performed so well…

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Canadian Natural Resources reports Q4 profit down from year ago, raises dividend

Thursday, March 2, 2023, 6:35 AM MST

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. raised its quarterly dividend as it reported its fourth-quarter profit fell compared with a year earlier.…

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Oil well cleanup program listed as 'key objective' in Alberta's pre-election budget

Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 6:12 AM MST

Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's last budget before an expected spring election gives strong support to a proposed tax break for…

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MEG Energy earns $159M in Q4; high oil prices offset by WCS differential

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 6:20 AM MST

MEG Energy Corp. says it earned $159 million in the fourth quarter of 2022, a 10 per cent decrease from…

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