Thousands of opponents of a $7 billion pipeline that would boost U.S. dependence on Canadian oil sands plan to get arrested in protests over the next two weeks that they hope will help persuade the Obama administration to kill the project.
Sixteen miners died and another 10 were missing after a nighttime explosion in a coal mine in the Lugansk region in eastern Ukraine, the emergencies ministry said on Friday.
As a result of the early Friday accident, two more workers received burn injuries and were hospitalized, the ministry said in a statement.
When the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) released its sixth-annual oilsands update in May, it highlighted the bright investment future of the industry.
The University of Calgary energy economics think-tank expects $2.1 trillion to be pumped into 47 new projects between 2010 and 2035.
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) expects that oil sands growth, coupled with new production from existing conventional oil reserves, will drive Canadian crude oil production to about 4.7 million barrels of oil per day by 2025
Protection Agency has expressed "significant" new fears about the safety of Calgary-based TransCanada Corp.'s proposed Keystone XL oilsands pipeline, criticizing decision makers in the Obama administration for conducting a flawed study of the project's