Oilsands & Heavy Oil


Moving mountains: Entrepreneurs at Acceleware working to reduce costs and ‘green-up’ oilsands production using RF heating

Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:29 AM MST

This article is part of a multi-part series that explores how innovation and technology are shaping the future of Canada’s…

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Opinion: Alberta needs the 'war room' to challenge energy ignorance

Monday, January 13, 2020, 7:23 AM MST

The Canadian Energy Centre – also called the “war room” – is online, publishing featured stories, reports, briefs, analysis, perspective…

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​Oilsands producer Cenovus aims for 'net zero' GHG emissions by 2050

Friday, January 10, 2020, 7:19 AM MST

CALGARY — Oilsands producer Cenovus Energy Inc. said Thursday it will aim to achieve “net zero” greenhouse gas emissions by…

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​Hedge fund that won big shorting U.S. shale is bullish on Canada

Friday, January 10, 2020, 7:18 AM MST

After big wins shorting U.S. shale companies last year, one energy hedge fund is turning its sights on the beaten-down…

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​Big oil and gas questions for 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:19 AM MST

As we flip the calendar into the new year and a new decade, it’s a good time to pause and…

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Canadian crude weakness returns after Alberta eases output limits

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:17 AM MST

Alberta’s loosening of crude-production limits has renewed risks of a price collapse similar to the one experienced in 2018.Oilsands benchmark…

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Alberta energy minister blasts UN committee call to shut down pipeline projects

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7:37 AM MST

Alberta Minister of Energy Sonya Savage issued a statement Tuesday responding to a directive by the United Nations Committee on…

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Cona Resources adds ‘trophy asset’ with close of Pengrowth Energy deal

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7:32 AM MST

Cona Resources Ltd. said Tuesday that it has closed its acquisition of Pengrowth Energy Corporation. The $740-million transaction, announced in…

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​Examining UNDRIP and resource projects

Wednesday, January 8, 2020, 7:16 AM MST

TC Energy Corp., the company building the Coastal GasLink pipeline, recently affirmed its commitment to offer First Nations along the…

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​Canadian oil stocks rise as U.S. air strike stokes fears of market disruption

Monday, January 6, 2020, 7:11 AM MST

CALGARY — Higher oil prices in the wake of a U.S. air strike in Iraq that killed a top Iranian…

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​Brad Corson takes over as new Imperial CEO

Friday, January 3, 2020, 7:26 AM MST

Imperial Oil has a new CEO, with Brad Corson officially taking over the role from Rich Kruger effective Jan. 1,…

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