Oilsands & Heavy Oil


​Big oil, big banks and environment leaders link up in Toronto to solve energy future

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 5:51 PM MST

OTTAWA — In a courtroom in British Columbia Monday, Indigenous communities were arguing the federal government overstepped in approving the…

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​Ottawa's consultation with Indigenous groups on TMX was meaningful: Lawyer

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 5:03 PM MST

VANCOUVER — Lawyers for the Canadian government say it conducted a new round of consultations with Indigenous groups about the…

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​Ritchie Bros. hires new CEO after six-month search

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 4:58 PM MST

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers will kick off 2020 by filling in its CEO vacancy.The Burnaby-based company announced Monday (December 16) that…

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Pourbaix retiring from Trican board of directors, taking chair at CAPP

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:25 AM MST

The CEO of Cenovus Energy is retiring from his board position with Trican Well Service Ltd. effective the end of…

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​First Nation alleges Ottawa withheld info during Trans Mountain consultation

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:21 AM MST

VANCOUVER — A lawyer for a British Columbia First Nation is accusing the federal government of withholding key information about…

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​Court to hear First Nations' challenge of Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Monday, December 16, 2019, 7:22 AM MST

VANCOUVER — Four British Columbia Indigenous groups are set to argue in the Federal Court of Appeal that the Canadian…

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​Canada’s oil and gas industry ‘on the edge of extreme profitability’

Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:17 AM MST

Canadian energy firms have quietly outperformed their U.S. counterparts this year and, even after the run, a chorus of positive…

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​Alberta, Saskatchewan landlocked and abandoned

Friday, December 13, 2019, 7:11 AM MST

In mocking response to those wishing to separate, some quip that Alberta would remain landlocked the day after it becomes…

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​COSIA ‘turns up the volume’ on call for innovators to solve oil sands technical challenges

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:19 AM MST

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) is reaching out to innovators and technology developers in Alberta, across Canada, and around…

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Canadian opinions on energy not as polarized as you might think: Survey

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:12 AM MST

A new survey conducted by the University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy initiative finds that Canadians aren’t as deeply rooted in…

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Derailed train in Saskatchewan released 9,400 barrels of oil: TSB

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:05 AM MST

LANIGAN, Sask. — The Transportation Safety Board says Monday's fiery Canadian Pacific Railway freight train derailment in Saskatchewan involved the…

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Dozens of Alberta office buildings heading into creditor protection on high vacancy rates

Thursday, December 12, 2019, 7:03 AM MST

CALGARY — A major player in Calgary's depressed office real estate industry is putting dozens of Alberta office buildings under…

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