Canada Action and Rally 4 Resources have officially cancelled their planned truck convoy to Ottawa to call attention to the crisis facing the oil and gas industry.
January 15, 2019, 11:11 AM MST
Fort Saskatchewan — Inter Pipeline Ltd. marked one year of construction on the Heartland Petrochemical Complex this week with delivery of its “landmark” vessel.
January 11, 2019, 10:32 AM MST
Suncor Energy Inc.’s first-adopter work commercializing autonomous haulage systems (AHS) in oilsands mining is leading a shift in the sector that has global impact even in its earliest of stages.
January 8, 2019, 11:28 AM MST
The plan is gaining momentum to run a truck convoy from Western Canada to Ottawa to bring national attention to the crisis in the oil and gas industry, but there’s some confusion online about who is running the show and where to direct fundraising dollars.
January 7, 2019, 9:32 AM MST
One of the two major SAGD growth projects slated to come online this year could be delayed as a result of Alberta’s oil curtailment.
January 3, 2019, 12 AM MST
It's a new year in the oilsands, and while this list of important developments to watch isn’t about major growth, the industry may be embarking on step-change.
January 2, 2019, 7:36 AM MST
Husky Energy Inc. may be reducing heavy oil spending in 2019, but it is adding more juice to its plans for long-term growth.
December 21, 2018, 12 AM MST
Devon Canada Corporation and joint venture partner BP Canada Energy Group ULC have filed the regulatory application for a new solvent-assisted SAGD project called Pike 2.
December 21, 2018, 12 AM MST
After years of work, both of Husky Energy Inc.’s Alberta SAGD projects are now producing at nameplate capacity.
December 20, 2018, 10:51 AM MST
Alberta oilsands producers licensed 414 new evaluation wells in November, the highest monthly count in four years, and a 314 per cent increase compared to November 2017.
December 18, 2018, 7:58 AM MST
Another 166,000 hectares of boreal forest in northern Alberta is on its way to becoming a protected area, thanks to voluntary commitments from three oilsands producers.
December 13, 2018, 10:36 AM MST
Athabasca Oil Corporation is supportive of Alberta’s mandated oil production cuts but says the province’s near-term steps are not enough to boost its outlook for 2019. The company is cutting its capital spending by 50 per cent compared to 2018, and reducing head office staff by 25 per cent.
December 11, 2018, 10:26 AM MST
Canadian Natural Resources Limited is developing a new technology it says could significantly impact the way it develops its large liquids-rich Montney asset base.
December 10, 2018, 7:37 AM MST
The new Fort Hills oilsands mine will be hit hardest of Alberta projects and operators as mandated production cuts take effect in Q1/2019, according to new estimates from Peters & Co. Limited.
December 10, 2018, 10:57 AM MST
Canadian Natural Resources Limited is planning a dramatic reduction in drilling next year in a constrained budget that it says could be increased if market access improves.
December 6, 2018, 11:23 AM MST
Mined bitumen production surged to a record 1.65 million bbls/d in August 2018, exceeding in situ volumes for the first time since 2015, driven by big gains at Fort Hills, Horizon and Kearl.
December 5, 2018, 12 AM MST
For the second time in two weeks, plans for a new Alberta SAGD project have been cancelled.
December 5, 2018, 10:28 AM MST
While Alberta’s decision to impose oil production quotas will be positive for the vast majority of domestic producers, oilfield service companies are going to take a hit, analysts with GMP FirstEnergy said on Monday.
December 4, 2018, 4 AM MST
Six major oil and gas industry influencers were inducted into the Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame on Friday, less than 24 hours after 2,000 people closed traffic on a downtown street to protest the federal government’s lack of progress addressing the need for market access, and the regulatory uncertainty Ottawa has created.
November 30, 2018, 6 AM MST
PetroChina Canada has added plans to re-drill some of the injectors at its MacKay River SAGD project to the work it has underway to improve production ramp-up.
November 29, 2018, 6 AM MST
Privately held junior Osum Oil Sands Corp. has halted the regulatory process for a new 60,000-bbl/d thermal oilsands project called Sepiko Kesik.
November 29, 2018, 6:40 AM MST
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) has approved the transfer of permits for both mining and SAGD development on the Joslyn lease to its new owner, Canadian Natural Resources Limited.
November 22, 2018, 3:37 AM MST
Imperial Oil Limited is maintaining its original schedule for first steam at the recently approved Cold Lake Expansion Project, but not as a new major project. The company plans to incrementally use a piece of the approval to connect a new solvent-assisted SAGD well pad to an existing central processing facility.
November 22, 2018, 3:43 AM MST
The physical integration of the Suncor Energy Inc. base plant and Syncrude operation has taken a step forward with a new approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
November 22, 2018, 3:46 AM MST
A government-funded technology that could significantly reduce operating costs and GHG emissions related to SAGD water treatment has approval for a new field test.
November 21, 2018, 6 AM MST