Oilsands Mining News

Mining's Q1: The best it's gonna get?

Iron ore rally looks robust, but uranium approaches ten year lows.

US lifted the crude oil export ban, and exports went…down

Just over three months after the authorities lifted the four-decade ban on crude oil exports, the U.S. has actually exported less this year than it did over the same period the year before, when the ban was still in place.

Torchlight Energy: Unlocking value into the oil bear

The low price of oil has meant that a lot of companies are going broke, but not so with Torchlight Energy.

$67 oil has all the majors converging here

Argentina offers one of the few places on earth where oil companies are not suffering from the full force of the collapse in prices.

Hedge fund Chief Warren Irwin's blockbuster uranium call and his best metal and oil plays

Irwin gives us a peek into Rosseau's portfolio (event-driven hedge fund), discussing opportunities that he is excited about in metals, uranium and oil.

Warning of another string of mining bankruptcies in 2016

Rate of corporate defaults could be double historical average going back to 1920 says new study.

Why oil booms and busts happen

What if I told you that there was a period in history where oil demand declined by 5 million barrels per day and non-OPEC supply increased by 5 million barrels per day, yet oil price rallied more than 50 percent?

Who will be left standing at the end of the oil war

While there are billions of reasons to cut output, and every major producing country is reeling from the loss of revenues, some are weathering the current bust better than others, but the devil is in the details, and the details contain tons of variables.

Expect huge price swings next month

This past week was not for the ‘faint of heart’. All of the asset classes witnessed wildly volatile moves, which culminated in an 11% move of crude oil.

A crude correlation with Canada’s currency

Canada is the world’s fifth largest oil and gas producer and its energy export revenues are a significant part of the economy.

Chart of the Week | Oil is dirt cheap………literally

We decided to conduct an experiment at Home Depot to find out if that's true. Our landmark investigation left no stone unturned.

Russia cries Dyadya (Uncle), is Saudi Arabia listening?

According to Bloomberg, the Russian Energy Ministry issued a statement that "Energy Minister Alexander Novak and the heads of Russia's biggest oil companies discussed the possibility of working with OPEC."

60 reasons why oil investors should hang on

Inventories will continue to rise, but the momentum is slowing.

Which energy companies are being added to US Global Funds in anticipation of an oil rebalance?

In this interview with The Energy Report, Frank Holmes and Samuel Pelaez name their favorites and outline the fundamentals that will make 2016 look a lot different than the year that just ended.

INFOGRAPHIC: Three major reasons for gold in 2016

Here are three compelling reasons why 2016 may be the perfect time to add gold to your portfolio.

Will oil prices rebound in 2016? Interview with Carl Larry

Oilprice.com recently spoke with Carl Larry, Director of Oil and Gas at Frost & Sullivan, a consultancy that conducts research on oil and gas markets, to get his thoughts on the state of oil in 2016.

Gold maintains value despite oil and stock market crash

Investors should analyze 2016 year to date action as it is generally a good predictor of how the year will look.

Saudi-Iran dispute won't cause lasting oil price rally

Oil prices jumped on the first trading day of 2016 as Middle East tension outweighed a selloff in financial markets around the world.

Opinion-editorial: LNG happening, poised for monumental year

British Columbia’s liquefied natural gas industry made unprecedented progress this year.

How much oil is needed to power Santa's sleigh?

Well the answer is complicated by a number of factors most importantly, we just don't know a lot of about Santa's rounds, the shape of the sleigh, the air speed of the craft, or the weight of all those presents. But, we can take some educated guesses.

Are low crude oil prices a “boom or a curse” for the world economy?

This article will analyze the overall effects of low crude oil prices on the industry, the major oil-producing nations, consumers and the overall global economy.

Strippers suffering from low oil prices

As producers confront this unpleasant reality, some will finally start to significantly curtail or even shut down operations. And that is going to severely hurt an all but invisible group; strippers in the United States.

FortisBC to start converting trucks to LNG at Teck's Fording River coal mine in BC

Blending the diesel with natural gas will reduce CO2 emission by 20%, according to a FortisBC press release.

Shale investing 101: Matt Badiali reveals the science behind oil investments that pay off big time

As Matt Badiali, geologist and editor of the Stansberry Resource Report, explains, it has only been in the last few decades have we learned to release the potential of the massive oil and gas reservoirs in the U.S.

Why is the US reluctant to bomb ISIS oil fields?

There has been some revealing new information coming out recently regarding the strategy against ISIS.