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Alberta may be tight oil hot spot
CALGARY - Athabasca Oil Sands Corp.'s name change Thursday to Athabasca Oil Corp. reflects its new focus on tight oil - and industry's rush to the new technologyintensive play type that could see Alberta emerge as another North American hot spot.
Majority of oil sands ownership and profits are foreign, says analysis
But the institute's research has been challenged by some economists, including former Insurance Corporation of British Columbia president Robyn Allan, who have argued this analysis doesn't adequately consider the impact of fluctuations of the Canadian ...
Giant suit hits Chevron Canada
Alan Lenczner, a Toronto-based litigator, filed the claim in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice Wednesday, seeking to enforce an Ecuadoran trial judgment which found the company liable for poorly managing waste oil pits in the Amazon rainforest over ...
Shell puts Orion project on the block
Shell said it aims to concentrate its non-mining oil sands efforts on the Peace River region, located North and West of the Cold Lake area, where the company has “a significant resource base.” “We expect it could take several months to finalize a sale ...
Shell to Expand Athabasca Oil-Sands Output
CALGARY— Royal Dutch Shell PLC will expand its Athabasca oil-sands project by a third by the end of the decade and Canada will make up a larger share of Shell's energy production over that period, Chief Executive Peter Voser said Tuesday.
Canadian oil production may hit six million bpd by 2020: CIBC
“While long-term company forecasts are inherently optimistic, as, in reality, financing, inflation and crude oil price volatility wreak havoc with the best-intentioned plans, this is, nonetheless, a considerable gap [to CAPP],” wrote Mr. Potter in a ...
The upside of foreign ownership
It's a big bet on the maple leaf by a European company. Energy development in Canada ... Shell's base Athabasca oil sands project has recovered the cost of building it and is now producing oil for around US$30 a barrel. The recently completed expansion ...
Canada must act fast or miss LNG window: Shell CEO  National Post
Oil patch's highway of death
Athabasca County council arranged for firefighters in Boyle, Plamondon and Grassland to fill in temporarily, but they're still on the job two years later, as the province mulls a consultant's report that made recommendations on emergency services on ...
Oil companies may provide province financial help to twin Highway 63 north of ...
EDMONTON - Oilsands companies may be willing to help the province finance construction of Highway 63 north of Fort McMurray, an industry spokesman said Monday.
More of your letters on Highway 63
The government should turn the project over to the oil companies, get out of the way and watch them get on with it. Anthony Sproule, Edmonton.