Oilsands

GHG Intensity Of Oilsands Projects Declining

Environmentalists who have called oilsands crude “dirty” might want to rethink that label, following the release of a study that argues that the greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of oilsands projects is declining steadily and should be 30 per cent below 2009 levels by 2030.

September 17, 2018, 9:48 AM MDT


Physical Consolidation Of Oilsands Assets Expected To Increase

The remaining producers in the oilsands industry are expected to benefit from the relatively close proximity of their projects.

September 14, 2018, 10:56 AM MDT


CNRL Offer Accepted By Laricina

Canadian Natural Resources Limited’s offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Laricina Energy Ltd. has been accepted by holders of Laricina shares representing 98.7 per cent of the issued and outstanding Laricina shares on a fully diluted basis.

September 14, 2018, 3:54 AM MDT


SinoCan Pursuing Bitumen-Based Refinery And Petrochemical Facility

An investment group led by a partnership of Indigenous people in Alberta, two large Chinese companies and a small Edmonton-based firm announced Wednesday they have retained Edmonton-based Stantec Consulting Services to oversee the regulatory review and permitting process for a multibillion-dollar refinery and petrochemical project planned for the Alberta Industrial Heartland.

September 14, 2018, 3:15 AM MDT


Fort Hills Officially Open, Ready To Run At Full Rates Ahead Of Schedule

Fort McMurray — Deep in the forest north of Fort McMurray is the oilsands industry’s newest — maybe last — greenfield mine, and it’s going gangbusters.

September 11, 2018, 9:25 AM MDT