Oilsands & Heavy Oil


​First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring

Friday, May 8, 2020, 6:23 AM MDT

The leader of a First Nation surrounded by oilsands development is frustrated by the Alberta Energy Regulator’s decision to suspend…

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​Suncor CEO predicts slow recovery for sector from pandemic demand crunch

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:14 AM MDT

Consumer demand for fuel is growing slightly after a sudden decline due to measures to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic…

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​Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns

Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:12 AM MDT

The Alberta Energy Regulator has suspended a wide array of environmental monitoring requirements for oilsands companies over public-health concerns raised…

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​Imperial Oil reports deaths of birds that landed on Alberta tailings ponds

Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 6:25 AM MDT

Imperial Oil Limited is reporting the deaths of 50 birds that landed on tailings areas near its Kearl oilsands project…

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​Imperial Oil reports $188M loss as COVID-19 hits workers, slows work schedule

Monday, May 4, 2020, 6:24 AM MDT

Imperial Oil Limited is slowing or deferring maintenance work throughout its operations as it tries to ensure employee safety in…

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Energy Excellence Awards: Companies earn high marks for efforts to shrink the land footprint in the oilsands

Monday, April 27, 2020, 6 AM MDT

The second annual Energy Excellence Awards (EEAs) program, presented by the Daily Oil Bulletin, uniquely recognizes energy excellence and focuses…

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​Alberta's top court overturns oilsands project approval over Aboriginal concerns

Monday, April 27, 2020, 6 AM MDT

Albertas highest court has overturned regulatory approvals for a $440-million oilsands project that would have encroached on land a First…

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Energy Excellence Awards: Environmental finalists bridging the gaps to address air emissions across the industrial spectrum

Friday, April 24, 2020, 6:39 AM MDT

The second annual Energy Excellence Awards (EEAs) program, presented by the Daily Oil Bulletin, uniquely recognizes energy excellence and focuses…

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Energy Excellence Awards: Oilsands operational excellence frontrunners value collaboration as much as innovation

Thursday, April 23, 2020, 6 AM MDT

The second annual Energy Excellence Awards (EEAs) program, presented by the Daily Oil Bulletin, uniquely recognizes energy excellence and focuses…

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​ConocoPhillips to cut oil production in Alberta, cites weak prices, COVID-19

Monday, April 20, 2020, 6:30 AM MDT

ConocoPhillips says it plans to cut production at its Surmont oilsands operation in northern Alberta due to low oil prices…

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​B.C and Saskatchewan issue COVID-19 warnings following cases at oilsands site

Monday, April 20, 2020, 6:15 AM MDT

Health officials in British Columbia and Saskatchewan are advising people to self-isolate if they're returning from an area of Alberta…

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​Just how big is the biggest-ever slump in world oil demand?

Friday, April 17, 2020, 7:03 AM MDT

How low can you go? That seems to be the question bothering the world’s big-three oil forecasting agencies as they…

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