Oilsands

Prosper/Acceleware To Immediately Commence RF Oilsands Field Test

Just one month after receiving regulatory approval for the Rigel SAGD project, the property will “immediately” become a field test site for radio frequency heating technology.

July 17, 2018, 8:13 AM MDT


Nexen Ordered To Pay Fines

On July 13, 2018, Nexen Energy ULC was ordered to pay a total penalty of $290,000 in the Provincial Court of Alberta, after pleading guilty to one charge under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994.

July 13, 2018, 9:51 PM MDT


Frontier Project Hearing Set For Sept. 25

The Joint Review Panel (JRP) established to review the proposed Frontier Oil Sands Mine Project and conduct an assessment of the environmental effects of the project has issued revised submission filing deadlines and confirms that the hearing will commence at 9 a.m. on Sept. 25 at MacDonald Island (Miskanaw Ballroom) in Fort McMurray.

July 12, 2018, 2:21 PM MDT


Canadian Oil Supply Plunged From Mid-June

Canadian oil supplies fell sharply from mid-June, as the Syncrude upgrading facility was shut down due to a power outage, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its monthly report on the oil market.

July 12, 2018, 10:09 AM MDT


Imperial, CNRL Cite Regulatory, Fiscal Concerns

Two major oilsands producers said this week that better market access isn’t enough to enable Canada’s oilpatch to compete globally.

July 12, 2018, 8:23 AM MDT