Oilsands & Heavy Oil


​CSV Midstream to build 50,000 bbl/d partial upgrader with Fractal Systems

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:23 AM MST

Fractal Systems announced Tuesday that it is partnering with CSV Midstream to build a commercial hub facility where producers can…

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​Keystone XL schedule calls for border crossing construction to start in April

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:12 AM MST

CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. says it plans to begin construction in April to connect the Keystone XL pipeline from…

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Goodbye but see you soon! Message from JWN editor Deborah Jaremko

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

Dear JWN readers, After almost 16 and-a-half years, today is my last day as a reporter and editor with JWN.…

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Indigenous men ordered to stay 500 metres from Burnaby Trans Mountain sites

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 7:10 AM MST

A B.C. Supreme Court judge has ordered two Indigenous men to stay at least 500 metres away from Trans Mountain’s…

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​Canadian oil price at risk of a ‘blowout’ as differential widens

Monday, January 13, 2020, 10:09 AM MST

Canadian heavy crude’s discount to U.S. benchmark oil hit the widest since Alberta introduced a plan to limit the province’s…

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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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