Oilsands

Multimodal Corridor Touted As Way To Tackle Market Access Challenges

Market access and lack of infrastructure have to be seen as more than a petroleum sector problem if a Canadian federal government is to be persuaded to introduce legislation and policies to address those problems, an industry audience heard Thursday.

September 13, 2019, 12 AM MDT


Requested Stay For Mainline Open Season Should Be Denied, Says Enbridge

Enbridge Inc. has urged the Canada Energy Regulator (CER) to deny requests that it stay the company’s current Canadian Mainline binding open season to gauge shipper interest in its plan to convert common carriage to firm service.

September 12, 2019, 12 AM MDT


MEG Receives Permit For Surmont SAGD Project; No Near-Term Plans To Proceed

The Government of Alberta has issued approval for MEG Energy Corp. to build a 120,000-bbl/d phased new greenfield SAGD project, and while a news release issued by the province said this will enable the company to proceed to a final investment decision, it is unlikely that will happen in the near future.

September 11, 2019, 12 AM MDT


Suncor Gives Green Light To $1.4B Oilsands Cogen Project

Suncor Energy Inc. is going ahead with a major capital project at its oilsands Base Plant that is expected to increase profits while reducing environmental impacts.

September 9, 2019, 8:04 PM MDT


VCI Forms Alliance With First Nations In Support Of Partial Upgrader

Value Creation Inc. says it has formed an alliance with three Alberta First Nations to support its vision of “transforming oilsands into [a] clean oil industry,” starting with its planned partial upgrader in the Edmonton region.

September 9, 2019, 11:05 AM MDT