Utah holds the largest reserves of oil sands in the United States, but up until now, no company had the technology to exploit these vast resources.
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Ruling effectively halts construction of the 1,150-kilometre project indefinitely.
PDVSA filed an appeal requesting that a Delaware court vacate a decision granting the Canadian miner the right to seize its U.S. assets.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. said its half-year earnings jumped to the highest level on record as refining profits climbed.
Only in the US, corrosion costs the oil and gas industry $1.4 billion a year.
List was complied using the environmental performance index (EPI), which has nine key categories: agriculture, air quality, biodiversity and habitat, climate and energy, forests, fisheries, health impacts, water resources, and water and sanitation.
The US Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to allow increased mining on land that once belonged to two national monuments Donald Trump shrank.
The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran is becoming increasingly evident in the oil pricing policies of the two large Middle Eastern producers.
Like the Soviet Union in the 1970s, China is coming to the end of a long labor-force boom and hoping that an orgy of investment will keep the old magic going while stabilizing its fraying frontiers.
Imperial Oil says it has commenced and is ready to expand field testing of driverless oilsands heavy haulers.
The alternate route approved last year by Nebraska regulators is expected to have minor to moderate effects on three of the eight environmental categories the U.S. State Department assessed.
BHP Billiton Ltd.’s $10.8 billion of deals to exit its troubled U.S. shale unit will allow Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie to shower investors with returns. It may also be a chance for him to bow out on top.
A unit of British oil major BP PLC will acquire BHP's unit which holds the Eagle Ford, Haynesville and Permian assets for $10.5 billion.
Study released Tuesday by the Fraser Institute, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec are the three main provinces where exploration permit processes have grown longer and less transparent over the past 10 years.
From the $939bn invested in major projects between 2008 and 2017, the world’s top 40 mining companies by market cap. wrote-off $273bn or 29% of the initial capital outlay.
Greece has shortlisted Anglo-Swiss Glencore and Swiss Vitol to submit a binding bid for a majority stake in the country's biggest oil refiner Hellenic Petroleum
The seven-year term loan would attract a moratorium of five years, according to facility terms read out during the signing.
Suncor expects pipeline shipments from its Syncrude oil sands project to be about 60 per cent to 70 per cent of total capacity in August.
Part of Suncor’s oil-sands facility will restart this month.
Even after two years of gains, industrial metals trade well below 10-year mean prices. Silver looks cheap, but gold, crude may be fully priced already.
Its acquisition of oil sands assets last year from ConocoPhillips has propelled the company into the highest ranks of Canadian oil production.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday after Libya declared force majeure on some of its crude exports, while the loss of Canadian supplies helped lifted U.S. crude to 3-1/2-year highs.
Teneris will lay off 40 workers at its TenarisAlgomaTubes plant in Ontario and adjust output there because of the U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
Unless demand falls back, or some of these outages dissipate, oil prices could be heading much higher.
Suncor today announced that Q2 production to date averaged approximately 636,000 barrels per day (bbls/d).