Oil Sands

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July 18, 2022
The Canadian government released potential designs for an emissions cap on the oil and gas industry, the next step in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s plan to cut emissions in the sector by 42% by 2030.
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July 11, 2022
Suncor Energy Inc.’s chief executive officer stepped down on Friday after a series of fatalities at the company’s oil sands sites shook confidence in its management.
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June 13, 2022
BP sold out of Canada’s oil sands, divesting its stake in the Sunrise project to Cenovus Energy Inc. while acquiring offshore exploration from the same company in the east of the country.
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June 06, 2022
Canadian heavy crude prices have collapsed relative to futures prices because of high refining costs rather than the pipeline bottle necks that have plagued the industry in the past, according to a Toronto-based analyst.
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May 05, 2022
Canada is becoming more reliant on the fossil-fuel sector, even as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks to strengthen the country’s policies on climate change.
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April 11, 2022
Canada’s banks just started on the path toward zeroing-out the carbon emissions of the companies they lend to, and already they’re running into conflicts between what climate activists and ESG investors want and what Canada’s oil-dependent economy demands.
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March 28, 2022
Canada’s oil sands would play the biggest role in the government’s pledge to boost crude and natural gas exports by 300,000 barrels a day this year to compensate for Russian supplies.
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January 27, 2022
The combined shares of five of the largest oil sands companies have outpaced the broader S&P 500 Energy Index over the past three months. The 25% surge comes as U.S. crude oil prices approach $90 a barrel for the first time since 2014.
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January 14, 2022
Canada is preparing to roll out a tax credit for investments in carbon capture, a key step to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from its oil sands, and will soon outline its 2030 goals for pollution cuts.
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January 13, 2022
Exxon and its majority-owned Imperial Oil Ltd. unit will start marketing XTO Energy Canada, which produces 9,000 barrels a day of crude and 140 million cubic feet a day of natural gas in the Montney and Duvernay shale formations of Alberta and other areas, Imperial said in a statement.
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January 13, 2022
Canada will face challenges in retaining its status as a global oil and gas power in a world transitioning toward net zero carbon emissions by mid-century, the International Energy Agency said.
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January 07, 2022
Canada's oil sands producers were able to export a record amount of crude to overseas markets thanks to a new link to the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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January 06, 2022
A deep-freeze in Canada and Northern U.S. is disrupting oil flows, causing a surge in crude prices just as American stockpiles are declining.
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January 21, 2021
Jason Kenney said Justin Trudeau should demand the new U.S. administration sit down and discuss the project in the context of environmental, climate and security policy. If that fails, Canada should be willing to impose “meaningful” punitive measures against its biggest trading partner.
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January 15, 2021
Efforts by Canada’s government to hire a firm to do a financial analysis of its Trans Mountain pipeline and a facilitator to help indigenous communities have rankled at least one group in British Columbia.
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December 03, 2019
Capital spending in Canada’s oil-sands reserves look set to continue to dwindle as pipeline bottlenecks persist and the Alberta government’s production limits remain in place.
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August 20, 2019
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s oil sands investment is hurting -- and some analysts are calling on him to stop the bleeding.
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February 15, 2018
Cenovus Energy Inc. CEO Alex Pourbaix said the oil-sands producer will consider selling more of its holdings in Alberta’s Deep basin -- but not exiting the play entirely -- to speed up efforts to repair its balance sheet.
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February 09, 2018
Cenovus Energy Inc. is deeply saddened to report that there has been a fatality at the company’s Christina Lake oil sands site, which is located about 350 km northeast of Edmonton.
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February 02, 2018
Alberta is striking back at British Columbia after the neighboring Canadian province proposed restricting shipments of oil-sands crude in a bid to halt Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain project.
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January 30, 2018
Total announces that the Fort Hills oil sands project located in Alberta, Canada, 90 km north of Fort McMurray, has achieved first oil.
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