Alberta’s oldest commercial SAGD project achieved record production in May 2018 and came close to meeting its full nameplate capacity, according to new data on the DOB’s Canadian Oilsands Navigator.
July 12, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Athabasca Oil Corporation is planning a new pad at the Leismer SAGD project that will incorporate an increased number of wells compared to its other pads, as well as longer lateral well lengths.
July 11, 2018, 11:21 AM MDT
BlackPearl Resources Inc. has filed an application to add a third well pair to its long-running BlackRod SAGD pilot in an effort to test adjusted technology approaches.
July 9, 2018, 12:54 PM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. has requested a five-year extension of a pilot testing radio frequency heating for in situ oilsands production.
July 5, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Imperial Oil Limited has applied to implement diluent co-injection and infill drilling across all well pads at its long-running Cold Lake thermal oilsands project.
June 25, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Nexen’s decision to proceed with a $400 million expansion of Long Lake this week capitalizes on the project’s ability to grow production volumes without adding steam.
June 21, 2018, 11:26 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. says that the new Fort Hills oilsands mine has already reached its nameplate production capacity, months ahead of schedule and despite slower than expected start up.
June 8, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Thursday was the last day for Bill McCaffrey as CEO of MEG Energy Inc., but his interim replacement wants investors to know that the company will continue the strategy that he formed.
June 1, 2018, 11:35 AM MDT
Production at the Horizon oilsands project has reached a new record in each month since the startup of the Phase 3 expansion, according to data on the DOB’s Canadian Oilsands Navigator.
June 1, 2018, 8:23 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. is getting ready to take the next big step to improve performance and reliability at Syncrude.
May 23, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Suncor Energy Inc. has received regulatory approval to conduct a second trial of a higher maximum operating pressure (MOP) strategy on wells at its MacKay River SAGD project.
May 16, 2018, 6 AM MDT
With support from Syncrude, the Tallcree First Nation, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and the federal government, Alberta is establishing the world’s largest contiguous area of protected boreal forest.
May 16, 2018, 3:25 AM MDT
MEG Energy Inc. executives say they aren’t concerned about market access issues as the company grows oilsands production by more than 20 per cent in the next two years.
May 10, 2018, 11:04 AM MDT
Thermal oilsands production volumes decreased in March by approximately 14 per cent for Canadian Natural Resources Limited, according to new data on the DOB's Canadian Oilsands Navigator.
May 10, 2018, 8:07 AM MDT
A new report from the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) says that in situ oilsands growth projects have competitive economics at today’s oil prices.
May 8, 2018, 6 AM MDT
CN Rail vice-president James Cairns started a presentation at the Argus Canadian NGL & Petrochemical Summit on Friday by saying he was on an “apology tour.”
May 7, 2018, 6 AM MDT
BlackPearl Resources Inc. directly felt the pinch of Western Canada’s pipelines running full during the first quarter of 2018, but CEO John Festival is confident that new pipelines are coming.
May 4, 2018, 6 AM MDT
Steve Williams says that right now he is the most confident he has been in five years that new Canadian crude export pipelines will be built.
May 3, 2018, 6 AM MDT
There’s something special for Suncor Energy Inc. about the approximately 150,000 bbls/d that are currently being produced at the new Fort Hills oilsands mine.
May 3, 2018, 9:18 AM MDT
BlackPearl Resources Inc. is now up and running with oil production at its new Onion Lake thermal expansion in Saskatchewan.
May 3, 2018, 9:01 AM MDT
While it’s “too early to declare victory,” Suncor Energy Inc. is expecting to ramp up to capacity at the new Fort Hills oilsands mine well ahead of its original schedule, analysts heard this morning.
May 2, 2018, 9:38 AM MDT
April 27, 2018, 6 AM MDT
The slower-than-expected ramp up of the Sunrise SAGD project has reached a new milestone, with production for the first time exceeding 50,000 bbls/d, Husky Energy Inc. said on Thursday.
April 27, 2018, 6 AM MDT
The “consistent, deeply discounted” prices for Canadian heavy oil in the first quarter of 2018 have improved recently, but Husky Energy Inc. CEO Rob Peabody is expecting continued volatility in the near term.
April 26, 2018, 10:53 AM MDT
April 26, 2018, 11:03 AM MDT