Oilsands & Heavy Oil


​Sturgeon Refinery completes maintenance shutdown, re-introducing SCO

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 5:32 PM MST

The Sturgeon Refinery has completed a major maintenance shutdown that was scheduled to include a full test run of the…

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Canadian crude by rail down in October on weaker economics: CER

Sunday, December 22, 2019, 5:05 PM MST

Canadian crude by rail exports were down by approximately 15 percent in October, according to new data from the Canadian…

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Newsmakers: Our top stories of 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019, 6:07 PM MST

Here are JWN's Top 10 most viewed stories of 2019. 10. Enbridge planning $2.5B new gas plant, pipeline in B.C.September…

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Gibson adding another million barrels of oil storage at Hardisty

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 6:29 PM MST

Gibson Energy says it has given the go-ahead to build two new 500,000-bbl oil tanks at its Hardisty Terminal, continuing…

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Indigenous opposition to pipeline shouldn't outweigh other public interest: Provinces

Thursday, December 19, 2019, 7:05 AM MST

VANCOUVER — The governments of Alberta and Saskatchewan are urging the Federal Court of Appeal to defer to cabinet's approval…

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​Cenovus applies for 190,000-bbl/d diluent recovery unit at rail terminal

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 6:21 PM MST

Cenovus Energy has filed for regulatory approval of plans to build a large diluent recovery unit (DRU) at its Bruderheim…

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​Wilkinson ‘wrestling’ with how proposed new oilsands mine would fit into climate commitments

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 6:10 PM MST

CALGARY — The federal environment minister says he's spoken with his Alberta counterpart about how Canada's climate commitments could weigh…

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​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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