Oilsands & Heavy Oil


A force majeure adds to crude supply woes

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 6:37 AM MDT

Syncrude Canada Ltd. cut September supplies due to a mechanical disruption at its oil sands site, according to a person…

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Biden eyes biofuel cut that may ease pressure on refiners

Thursday, September 23, 2021, 6:30 AM MDT

The Biden administration is preparing to propose cutting biofuel quotas for 2020 and 2021, amid pressure from refining interests and…

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Oxygen shortage forces Texas oil refinery to curtail operations

Friday, September 3, 2021, 6:33 AM MDT

A refinery in the key oil hub of Texas has suspended some of its operations due to a lack of…

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Exxon taps strategic oil reserve after Ida shuts Gulf output

Friday, September 3, 2021, 6:28 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corp. is tapping the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to revive gasoline production in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida left…

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Enbridge to start moving crude in new pipeline

Thursday, September 2, 2021, 6:29 AM MDT

Enbridge Inc. is getting ready to ship crude from the oilsands in the first new cross-border oil-sands conduit built between…

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Imperial to produce renewable diesel at Strathcona refinery using locally grown crops

Wednesday, August 25, 2021, 2:37 PM MDT

Imperial Oil Limited is planning to build a renewable diesel complex at its Strathcona refinery near Edmonton, using locally grown…

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Brookfield wins investor support for Inter Pipeline deal

Monday, August 23, 2021, 6:26 AM MDT

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP has won enough shareholder backing to push ahead with its C$8.6 billion ($6.7 billion) takeover of…

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Enbridge’s Line 3 could start shipping next month

Monday, August 16, 2021, 6:42 AM MDT

A key pipeline linking Canada’s oilsands to U.S. markets could start shipping crude as early as next month. Enbridge Inc.’s…

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Indigenous group seeks Trans Mountain stake after Keystone death

Wednesday, August 11, 2021, 6:29 AM MDT

Natural Law Energy, the Canadian Indigenous group that sought a stake in the now defunct Keystone XL pipeline, has shifted…

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Broad ESG opportunities underpin Acceleware’s upcoming RF XL technology pilot

Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 10:13 AM MDT

This article is part of an ongoing series highlighting Canadian cleantech firms and the role they play in help drive…

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Canadian Natural Resources reports higher earnings amid strong commodity prices

Friday, August 6, 2021, 6:03 AM MDT

Canadian Natural Resources reported higher earnings and raised its capital budget after a positive quarterly earnings report Thursday. The Calgary-based…

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Imperial Oil earns $366 million; Kearl oilsands site sets 25-year production record

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 6:20 AM MDT

Imperial Oil Limited says it earned $366 million in the second quarter and boosted production to its highest level in…

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