Zoe Yujnovich, former chief executive officer of Iron Ore Company of Canada and president of Rio Tinto Brazil, has been Shell's executive vice-president, heavy oil for less than two months.
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In the heady days of 2006, with an oilsands land rush at full throttle, it looked like Alberta’s other vast bitumen resource — the billions of barrels of oil locked in carbonate rock — could be on the cusp of commercialization.
December 10, 2015, 8:29 AM MST
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Husky Energy Inc.’s planned production additions of 35,000 bbls a day by the end of 2016 at its Saskatchewan thermal oil projects will exceed the company’s 30,000-bbl-a-day share of its 50 per cent-owned Sunrise oilsands project.
September 22, 2015, 10:14 AM MDT
Husky Energy Inc. has started commercial steam operations at the 10,000 bbl-per-day Rush Lake heavy oil thermal project in Saskatchewan, approximately eight weeks ahead of schedule.
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Next week (March 24-26), the international heavy oil community will gather in Canada’s oil capital, Edmonton, to examine the timely topic of ‘Producing More With Less’ at World Heavy Oil Congress.
March 19, 2015, 6 AM MDT
Quebec City-based CO2 Solutions Inc. says a CO2 capture unit for a pilot at Husky Energy Inc.’s Pikes Peak South thermal oil project in Saskatchewan is being built near Montreal and will be installed later this year.
February 3, 2015, 9:02 AM MST
Most of Canada’s polymer and alkaline surfactant polymer (ASP) floods generate an internal rate of return (IRR) of 15 per cent at an oil price of US$80 a bbl, Peters & Co. Limited found.
January 2, 2015, 10:21 AM MST
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An independent assessment of Husky Energy Inc.’s heavy oil resources in the Lloydminster region has significantly increased the company’s overall working interest of total heavy oil initially in place estimate to 17 billion bbls, of which 16 billion bbls are discovered heavy oil initially in place.
December 10, 2014, 8:17 AM MST
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To-date, over 50 operators large and small have relied on Canadian Discovery Ltd. (CDL)’s ground-breaking Montney studies to inform and optimize their Montney programs. Two exciting new studies are now underway.
October 2, 2014, 8:15 AM MDT
Heavy oil producer Palliser Oil & Gas Corporation has entered into an amalgamation agreement with privately held Maha Energy Inc.
July 31, 2014, 8:05 AM MDT
The growing glut of light oil in the United States, coupled with tight pipeline capacity out of Western Canada, could result in widening discounts for Canadian light oil that reflect rail versus pipeline transportation costs to get it to export markets, says a new report.
July 23, 2014, 10:20 AM MDT
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When it comes to polymer flooding, Canadian Natural Resources Limited is best known for its large successful project at Pelican Lake in northeast Alberta.
June 19, 2014, 10:28 AM MDT
Bayshore Petroleum Corp. announces that a pilot test of heavy oil upgrading using the cold catalytic cracking process has been successfully implemented in Beijing’s Laboratory Centre.
June 11, 2014, 7:57 AM MDT
The chief executive of one of the country’s biggest heavy oil producers believes 2014 could be a breakout year for Canada’s heavy oil sector.
May 16, 2014, 10:18 AM MDT
Junior heavy oil producer BlackPearl Resources Inc. this year is undertaking the largest capital spending program in its history as it begins work on the Onion Lake thermal enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project in northwest Saskatchewan.
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