Oilsands & Heavy Oil


​Judge stays order forcing Alberta to make decision on oilsands project

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 6:07 PM MST

A judge has issued a stay of a court order that required the Alberta government to make an immediate decision…

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​Alberta government asks court to stay judge's order regarding oilsands decision

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 2:41 PM MST

A judge has been asked to stay a court order that requires the Alberta government to make an immediate decision…

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​‘Nail in the coffin’: Era of big oilsands mines may be over

Monday, February 24, 2020, 2:58 PM MST

Canada’s oil sands industry may have already built its last big mine. The cancellation of Teck Resources Limited’s Frontier project…

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​Teck CEO says Frontier withdrawal result of tensions over climate, reconciliation

Monday, February 24, 2020, 2:40 PM MST

Tensions over Indigenous rights, climate change and resource development that have escalated recently with the rail blockades helped push Teck…

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​Teck pulls oilsands mine project, citing discourse over climate change

Monday, February 24, 2020, 5:53 AM MST

Teck Resources Ltd. is pulling its application for a controversial new oilsands mine in Alberta, freeing Canadian Prime Minister Justin…

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​Alberta and two First Nations make deal for proposed oilsands mine

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 4:46 PM MST

The Alberta government has struck deals with two northern Alberta First Nations over a proposed open-pit oilsands mine that's awaiting…

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​Shelved Suncor thermal oilsands project wins Alberta government approval

Thursday, February 20, 2020, 9:44 AM MST

The Alberta government has approved an application by Suncor Energy Inc. to build a 40,000-barrel-per-day thermal oilsands project but construction…

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​Court gives Alberta government 10 days to make decision on oilsands project

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 6:57 AM MST

A judge has given the Alberta government 10 days to make a decision on an oilsands project that has raised…

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Emission cutting targets a trend with benefits for oilsands firms, observers say

Monday, February 17, 2020, 10:34 AM MST

In one of his last interactions with reporters before retiring as CEO of Calgary-based Imperial Oil Limited, veteran oilman Rich…

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​Trudeau’s in a bind over an oilsands mine that might never get built

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 2:39 PM MST

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s desire to be seen as a climate-change crusader is again butting up against the reality…

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Canadians divided over Teck mine: Angus Reid survey

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 12:30 PM MST

Canadians are split over Teck Resources Limited's Frontier project, according to a new study by the Angus Reid Institute released…

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​Suncor defers Montreal refinery project to focus on low cost oilsands expansions

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 3 PM MST

Suncor Energy Inc.’s on-again, off-again plan to add a coker unit to its Montreal refinery to allow it to process…

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