Oilsands & Heavy Oil


Cancelled Keystone XL pipeline expansion won't lessen oil dependency, experts say

Monday, January 18, 2021, 6:58 PM MST

Cancelling the multi-billion dollar Keystone XL pipeline expansion would not only jeopardize thousands of jobs in Alberta, it would also…

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Body of worker whose bulldozer fell through ice on inactive tailings pond recovered

Sunday, January 17, 2021, 3:32 PM MST

Suncor Energy Inc. says the body of a man whose bulldozer fell through the ice on one of its inactive tailings…

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Norwegian company signals focus shift to East Coast after selling oilsands interests

Friday, January 15, 2021, 7:24 AM MST

The Canadian arm of Norwegian oil giant Equinor ASA says it has closed its downtown Calgary office and is moving staff to…

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Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show 2021 cancelled, next one in 2022

Monday, January 11, 2021, 7:24 AM MST

The 2020 Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show has been deferred one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After hosting numerous bi-annual…

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Husky, Cenovus merger deal closes

Monday, January 4, 2021, 6:46 AM MST

Cenovus Energy Inc.’s buyout of Husky Energy Inc. officially closed on New Year’s Day creating Canada’s third largest energy producer.…

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Two workers killed in collision at Suncor oilsands mine near Fort McMurray

Monday, January 4, 2021, 6:35 AM MST

Suncor Energy Inc. says it is standing down mine operations at an oilsands site in northern Alberta following the deaths…

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Cenovus buyout of Husky now expected to close Jan.1

Tuesday, December 22, 2020, 6:43 AM MST

Cenovus Energy Inc. says it has all key regulatory approvals in place to go ahead with its friendly takeover of…

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Oilsands win favour on Wall Street after years in shale’s shadow

Monday, December 14, 2020, 6:58 AM MST

After years in the shadow of the U.S. shale boom, the Canadian oilsands are emerging from 2020’s historic market crash…

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Inter Pipeline announces $1 billion spending plan

Friday, December 11, 2020, 6:23 AM MST

Inter Pipeline Ltd. says it will shell out $1 billion in capital expenditures in 2021 as it pushes to finish…

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Environmental groups keep fighting KXL despite Biden's promise to block pipeline

Tuesday, December 8, 2020, 6:18 AM MST

Critics of Canada's most controversial cross-border pipeline projects aren't taking their demise for granted under president-elect Joe Biden. A new…

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Athabasca Oil adopts lower 2021 budget, spends to maintain oilsands production

Friday, December 4, 2020, 6:32 AM MST

A Canadian oil company with production from both oilsands and light oil and gas wells is forecasting lower spending and…

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New course charts ESG fundamentals for oil and gas producers

Thursday, December 3, 2020, 11:55 AM MST

Course description In a world where climate is dominating not only the public conversation but also access to capital, energy…

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