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Apache Corporation pulling out of proposed Kitimat LNG project

Daily Oil Bulletin | August 1, 2014
Apache Corporation pulling out of proposed Kitimat LNG project

The liquefied natural gas project planned for Kitimat, B.C., faces an uncertain future.

Africa: New land of opportunity? Ashley Kelty points to the positives

The Energy Report | August 1, 2014
Africa new land of opportunity

The key is that Africa is still largely unexplored.

Only US oil sands mine hit by protests

Frik Els | July 30, 2014
Only US oil sands project hit by protests

21 of 80 Utah Tar Sands Resistance members arrested during physical confrontation.

Half the UK now open up for fracking

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 29, 2014
Half the UK now open up for fracking

Special protection will be given to national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty and world heritage sites, says the government.

All risk is local

Jim Sisco - Enodo Global | July 25, 2014

Local populations now have the ability to almost instantaneously aggregate and mobilize around an idea, ideology, or common cause.

Teck Resources' profit hit by lower coal prices

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 24, 2014
Teck Resources' profit hit by lower coal prices

The price drop overshadowed the miner’s coal sales increase during the quarter, which totalled 6.8 million tonnes, compared with 6.3 million tonnes a year earlier.

South Portland bans Canada’s oil sands

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 22, 2014
South Portland bans Canada’s oil sands

Enbridge's Line 9 reversal project threatened after Maine city council opposes exporting Alberta oil.

Joy Global picks Meridium to optimize asset performance and equipment reliability

Joy Global | July 22, 2014
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Joy Global will use the Meridium tools to predict and prevent asset failures and enhance maintenance strategies.

Cecilia Jamasmie

Opposition, new safety rules to test the oil by rail model

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 21, 2014
Opposition, new safety rules to test the oil by rail model

Pipelines, however, have proven to be neither an easier nor a cheaper solution.

AngloGold Ashanti signs gas deal for Aussie mines

Jeffrey Richmond | July 21, 2014
anglogold ashanti signs gas deal for aussie mines feat

Pipeline seen saving miner millions.

There are a trillion reasons why Alberta won’t slow oil sands development

Calgary Herald | July 21, 2014

Calgary Herald columnist, Stephen Ewart, talks about the forecast for relentless oil sands production growth over the next three decades.

Why we mistrust the resource sector, and what needs to change

Resource Works | July 21, 2014
Why we mistrust the resource feat

Hint: Environment

Keith Schaefer - Oil and Gas Investments Bulletin

The debt double standard for Canadian vs American energy producers

US oil output to reach near record high in 2016

Typical conservative Canadian investors–they have almost no tolerance for debt.

How to get paid $28/hour for delivering pizzas

Casey Daily Dispatch | July 20, 2014
casey walmart

Why are these businesses so eager to hire? Because business is booming.

How Canadian tycoon Giustra builds ten baggers in mining and energy

CEO.CA | July 17, 2014
How Canadian tycoon Giustra feat

Courage might have something to do with it.

Catalyst check: Updating the progress of energy stocks on the Natural Resources Watchlist

The Energy Report | July 17, 2014
Catalyst check Updating the progress of energy stocks on the Natural Resources Watchlist

The total portfolio is up 14% as of today.

Oilprice.com

Looking for the next oil boom? Follow the tech

Oilprice.com | July 17, 2014
looking for the next oil boom follow the tech

The Permian is back and bigger than ever.

Joy Global shares jump on takeover rumours

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 16, 2014
Joy Global shares jump on takeover rumours

About 6.2 million shares changed hands by 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, significantly more than the daily average of 1.3 million shares a day.

INFOGRAPHIC: 2014′s most promising alternative energy trends

Visual Capitalist | July 16, 2014
INFOGRAPHIC: 2014′s most promising alternative energy trends

The business world has recognized a need for viable alternative energy solutions, and investors are now pouring in their cash.

NEB Trans Mountain decision delayed by proposed route revision

Business in Vancouver | July 16, 2014
neb trans mountain decision delayed by proposed route revision feat

The company’s preferred corridor would include a trenchless drill crossing a conservation area.

GE leads Caterpillar in locomotive race

Jeffrey Richmond | July 14, 2014
GE leads Caterpillar in locomotive race feat

Firms competing to offer engines that comply with tougher US emission rules.

Where this fund manager is investing in the energy sector

where this fund manager is investing in the energy sector

"We believe energy stocks have gotten a bit ahead of themselves especially among some of the juniors."

Alberta lags on emissions targets: auditor general

Jeffrey Richmond | July 9, 2014
alberta lags on own emissions targets feat

Government only now preparing first public report on 2008 strategy.

Anniversary of Lac-Mégantic train disaster

Michael Allan McCrae | July 6, 2014
lac megnatic feat

Memorial on Sunday.

Canadian oil sands economic impact highly overrated: poll

Cecilia Jamasmie | July 4, 2014
Canadian oil sands economic impact highly overrated: poll

A majority of Canadians overestimate the contribution the oil sands make to the world’s 11th largest economy, a study published Friday reveals.

Coal price flat for 2nd month on weak demand

SNL Energy | July 3, 2014
Coal price flat for 2nd month on weak power demand feat

Coal likely to remain competitive for power generation for the balance of 2014.

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