He plans to meet with environmentalists, aboriginals and the oil industry.
Government cites lack of sufficient answers about environmental issues.
The deal is the latest step in Qatar Petroleum's response to the North American shale gas boom.
Meanwhile try avoiding Indonesia, Vietnam, Venezuela, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kyrgyzstan, Zimbabwe, Bolivia, Guatemala, Philippines, and Greece, says Canada's leading public policy think-tank.
Canada is heading towards a "staples trap," whereby the more quickly bitumen is exported, the less diversified and productive the economy becomes, warns a study.
The perceived front-runner in the race to lead Canada’s federal Liberals is open to work on a a “west to east” pipeline.
A Queen University’s study confirms suspicions about contamination of lakes by Alberta’s oil sands.
The Prince Rupert Gas Transmission project is expected to have an initial capacity of about 2 billion cubic feet of gas per day.
Canada risks stranding its resource bounty unless it adds new pipeline capacity to the West Coast, eastern provinces and the U.S., says Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver, who believes the issue will be one of the biggest items on his plate in 2013.
While the cross-border outcome for TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline is still up in the air, U.S. opposition to the southern section currently under construction in Texas and Oklahoma is escalating.
Alberta's oil sands will positively affect all Canadian provinces and will lead to billions of dollars of jobs and investment across the country.
Leaked fluid from fracking activities polluted groundwater after a “serious” incident at a well site near Grande Prairie, a city in the northwestern part of the Canadian province of Alberta, in September 2011.
Analysts still puzzled by Canada's investment rules
Vickers, CEO of G Seven Generations Ltd., met with MINING.com to explain where the project currently stands.
Less than two weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term, thousands of protesters rallied in Washington Sunday asking him to reject the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, which would transport crude oil from Canada to the U.S.
Backers say aboriginal groups are on board.
While Calgary-based TransCanada (TSX, NYSE:TRP) remains optimistic about its Keystone XL pipeline’s prospects, given Obama administration’s focus on moving the U.S. away from its dependence on foreign oil, uncertainties around the project remain.
A document obtained from Environment Canada confirmed Monday what scientists from the University of Alberta published in 2010: that there is mounting evidence of contaminants in the snow and even in precipitation close to oil sands facilities.
TransCanada Corp. (TSX,NYSE:TRP) will invest about $1 billion in a new natural gas pipeline in Mexico after being granted a permit to contract to build, own and operate the duct by the country's federal power company, the Comision Federal de Electricidad or CFE.
Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (TSX:COS) increased its 2012 cash flow guidance by 20% after reporting third-quarter net income climbed to $338-million as lower operating expenditures offset a decline in revenues.
TransCanada Corp. (TSX, NYSE:TRP) and Phoenix Energy Holdings Ltd. have entered into a 50-50 partnership to build a $3-billion pipeline in Northern Alberta, one of the centres of Canada’s oil sands industry.
Oil was trading higher Friday morning driven, in part, by TransCanada Corp's (TSX, NYSE:TRP) announcement yesterday that it was temporarily shutting down its existing Keystone pipeline after tests showed possible safety issues.
Opposition to TransCanada's (TSX, NYSE: TRP) Keystone XL oil pipeline has reached YouTube, where a recently posted video "We Quit You, Keystone XL (It's Not Us, It's You)" is getting thousands of views as it takes a witty approach to attracting more rivals to the project.
Less than two weeks after Alberta enacted legally enforceable pollution limits for its oilsands region, industry figures already suggest they will soon be breached by emissions of two major gases causing acid rain.
Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH) confirmed Friday that it is in the preliminary stages of establishing a joint venture for two of its Alberta oil sands assets, but it declined to identify its partner.
The Globe and Mail profiles Ned Gilbert, once a low-ranking employee in the early '50s in a remote field office in Alberta who saw great potential in the oil sands.
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