Two things helped make Alberta’s oilsands a top North American environmental concern — ducks and trucks.
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It's the 50th anniversary of the 1st commercial operations in the oilsands. Will they get to 100?
The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it.
CEO Patrick Pouyanne said the company’s priority was "value over volume", adding that oil sands were among the high breakeven projects in Total's portfolio.
The sale of the Suffield assets to to International Petroleum Corporation is expected to close before the end of the year.
A report by the Centre for International Governance Innovation argues the global push to reduce carbon emissions over the next three decades will reduce the size of future oil markets.
North Korea may not have proved petroleum reserves, but it's estimated that the secluded belligerent nation sits on reserves of more than 200 minerals—including rare earth minerals—worth an estimated up to US$10 trillion.
All three projects are now over 95% built and transitioning into start up.
Ever since the invention of the internal combustion engine, oil has been one of the most crucial commodities on Earth.
The EIA has once again undercut its previous estimates for U.S. oil production, offering further evidence that the U.S. shale industry is not producing as much as everyone thinks.
Western Canada's conventional energy producers are looking to step out of the long shadow cast by the oil-sands sector to tout the economic and environmental benefits of light oil and natural gas development.
The business could fetch around $10 billion, two banking sources said.
More than a hundred environmental activists gathered last weekend to practice seaborne drills to disrupt construction on Kinder Morgan's Westridge crude oil terminal.
It has no executive director, president or staff. It has no address or letterhead. No one has a CRIN business card. You won’t find it with a Google search.
How it is possible for the price of oil to go both up and not up, and what would that mean for the oil industry?
On the bright side, the companies have started production of ultra-heavy crude oil at their Hangingstone Oil Sands Project in Alberta
Chalkstone was born out of counter-insurgency tactics used by troops in Afghanistan, but its unique methodology is now being used by miners, which can map-out power structures and counter the potentially crippling risk of strikes and political opposition.
Last week, crude oil rallied the most so far this year, gaining more than 8 percent, or $4 per barrel.
Hardly a day goes by without another media report about the impending demise of the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) as petroleum powered cars and trucks are replaced by uber-clean Electric Vehicles (EV).
A torrent of retirements over the next 10 years is poised to wreak havoc on the mining labour market in Canada.
“Lithium is the new oil,” goes the saying in electric vehicle (EV) circles.
And vanadium has bottomed.
Without new pipeline capacity, more oil will move by rail, two new studies warn
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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