Oilsands

Survey Says: Canadian Views Not All That Polarized On Energy, Environment Issues

Good news for natural gas producers: Canadians overwhelmingly seem to agree with the notion that exporting natural gas to countries that are using more polluting forms of energy is one of the most important things Canada can do to address climate change, according to the results of a Positive Energy survey.

September 24, 2020, 11:01 AM MDT


Exothermic Chemical Treatment Offers Steamless, Low Emissions Enhanced Heavy Oil And Bitumen Recovery

A Prague-based heavy oil technology company which has developed an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) technology it calls Exothermic Chemical Treatment (ECT) pitched its technology in a webinar in Calgary.

September 23, 2020, 8:14 AM MDT


Oilsands Sector Urged To Focus Public Conversation On Values, Rather Than Value

Any performance management program to deal with a lack of public trust in the oilsands may take some time to develop, a new report from the Canada West Foundation says.

September 22, 2020, 8:18 AM MDT


Canada West Report Proposes Performance Management Program To Rebuild Public Trust In The Oilsands

The public doesn’t trust the oilsands to tell a credible and consistent story about its performance and now is the time to start rebuilding trust, and examining how other resource sectors have faced and overcome similar challenges, says a new report from the Canada West Foundation.

September 22, 2020, 6 AM MDT


Canadian Oil Supply Estimated To Have Climbed In August

After slipping by 70,000 bbls/d month-on-month in July, Canadian oil supply is estimated to have risen by 130,000 bbls/d in August as additional shut-in volumes were restored, the International Energy Agency (IEA) noted this morning in its September report on the oil market.

September 15, 2020, 5:59 AM MDT