The energy sector accounts for a significant part of Canada’s prosperity. The industry is the single largest private sector investor, employing more than 425,000 people.
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Another $30 million will go to help fund 12 projects that tackle methane emissions in the province.
The study found Canada's oil sands had a substantial impact on Quebec's economy in terms of employment, gross domestic product (GDP) and tax revenue, in a 12-month period between 2014 and 2015.
News come as the Calgary-based firm is trying to win over investors upset by its $17.7-billion acquisition of oil sands and natural gas assets from ConocoPhillips Co.
Canada will need more pipelines built through to 2030 to transport an additional 1.3 million barrels per day of oil sands production to markets across North America and around the world, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.
Transaction could become one of the country’s one of the biggest-ever equity sales.
The Lewis project would be located about 25 km northeast of Fort McMurray and could eventually produce up to 160,000 barrels a day.
Pipeline shipments would restart at approximately 50% of capacity in early May.
The fall was driven by a flood of shale natural gas supply and renewable power increasingly displacing coal, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.
The Frontier project is located 110 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, in Alberta, around 40 kilometres from the Fort McKay First Nation's reserve.
Suncor Energy, the largest partner in Syncrude, said it expects to meet its 2017 production targets despite a fire that shut down the Mildred Lake upgrader almost two weeks ago.
He said the project would employ 28,000 people, with TransCanada predicting only 13,000 temporary construction jobs and the US State Department saying only 50 of them will be permanent positions.
Suncor Energy’s plan to clean up tailings in some of its oil sands operations using water capping, also known as an end-pit lake, have hit a snag as the Alberta Energy Regulator rejected the proposal saying the firm’s plan lacked evidence the strategies would work.
Once the deals close, there will be only three major companies — CNRL, Suncor and ExxonMobil majority-owned Imperial Oil Ltd. — dominating Canada's oil sands industry.
With oil holding steady above US$50 a barrel since December after having bottomed out to about $26 in early 2016, energy analysts say the growth of automation and other labour-saving efficiencies could hold back many jobs from returning with the economic recovery.
The Hohe See wind park, to be located in the North Sea, has a planned capacity of about 500 megawatts.
The firm, North America's No.1 producer of coking coal, benefitted from the price rally — steelmaking coal climbed 155.5% to $207 in the quarter.
Cost per barrel, however, will remain at about $84,000 per flowing barrel of bitumen.
Operating Engineers in the U.S. and Canada stand ready to build this essential piece of North American energy infrastructure.
The company has spent at least $2.5 billion on the project, whose total cost if built would be at least $10 billion due to delays and permitting costs.
The US President has signed two separate orders that advance the construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL and Energy Transfer Partners LP’s Dakota Access oil pipelines.
The adoption of a“partial upgrading” technology could bring in hundreds of millions of dollars into Alberta's economy, a new study claims.
Two workers were killed and five were injured when cables holding up a roof support structure snapped at an Alberta oil sands project in 2007.
KORITE recently broke ground on an expansion that will add 2 million carats of ammolite in 2017.
Construction of the 50,000-barrel-a-day expansion will begin in the first half of 2017, the company said.