Oilsands Mining News

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.

Enbridge CEO Al Monaco: a final investment decision on the Northern Gateway project could be determined in 2016

Responding to a question, Monaco said it’s too early to speculate on whether Enbridge might consider a location other than Kitimat.

INFOGRAPHIC: The race for Arctic domination

Russia, Canada, Norway, Denmark and the United States are posturing for Arctic supremacy.

Global oil fundamentals on the eve of Opec

After a year and a half of lower crude prices, there is little expectation that Opec, under pressure from dominant force Saudi Arabia, will change course at this week’s meeting.

LNG boomtowns: fact or fiction?

There is a steady stream of stories on the potential benefits liquefied natural gas will bring to the Peace Region.

Canada's Ecofiscal Commission determines that most of the economy would be unaffected by a carbon tax

“It’s very important to think about designing a carbon price system that takes seriously the competitiveness challenges,” said Chris Ragan, chair of the commission.

Saudis planning for a war of attrition in Europe with Russia's oil industry

Russia sends 70 percent of its oil to Europe, but Saudi Arabia has been making inroads in the European market amid the oil price downturn.

World’s biggest oil companies—A historical look

Read our infographic below to see how over a century of mergers and acquisitions have produced the world’s 10 largest oil companies.

INFOGRAPHIC: The industrial internet, and how it's revolutionizing mining

Learn in today's infographic how the "Industrial Internet", or the convergence of the global industrial sector with big data and the internet of things, is ushering in a new age of efficiency in mining.

Oil megaprojects won't stay on the shelf for long

One casualty of the oil price downturn could be the megaproject.

Marin Katusa's transformative vision of a post-Fission/Denison merger uranium world

Marin Katusa, founder of Katusa Research, shares his insight on why Fission investors rejected the deal and where he is finding value in the uranium and oil sector today.

Stop blaming OPEC for low prices

Why is it that the responsibility for balancing the market falls on OPEC? Why should OPEC be the one to fix the imbalances in the global crude oil trade?

US Global's Frank Holmes and Brian Hicks: The one essential to transform your resources portfolio? Patience

If you add patience to your portfolio management strategy, holding discounted oil and gas and metals mining stocks is one way to leverage the price equilibrium that will come when China's growth hits the market.

Day of reckoning for US shale will have to wait

October has been billed as a pivotal month in which indebted shale companies would see their credit lines cut, precipitating a faster consolidation in the industry that would sow the seeds of a rebound.

The most bullish mining chart you'll see all day

Commodity Sentiment Index shows it's always coldest before the dawn.