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Majority of oil sands ownership and profits are foreign, says analysis
OTTAWA - More than two-thirds of all oil sands production in Canada is owned by foreign entities, sending a majority of the industry's profits out of the country, says a new analysis released Thursday by a British Columbia-based conservation group ...
The upside of foreign ownership
So much so that soon Canada can claim to have taken over the Anglo/Dutch oil major, rather than the other way around. Already with the ... Shell's base Athabasca oil sands project has recovered the cost of building it and is now producing oil for ...
Canada must act fast or miss LNG window: Shell CEO  National Post
Koch Brothers' Political Activism Protects Their 50-Year Stake in Canadian ...
In 2006, Koch put up for sale more than 374,000 acres "with 47 billion barrels of oil resource estimated to be in place," according to a sale announcement released by Koch Exploration Canada Corporation. That year the company also embarked on a buying ...
Alberta Election – Party of Big Oil Defeats Party of Big Oil
This is an enormous issue in Alberta, centre of the environmentally catastrophic Athabasca tar sands. Smith herself acknowledged the role of climate change in her defeat, saying after the election that she and her party would have to reconsider some of ...
A Wealth of New Uranium Deposits Discovered around the World
The Athabasca basin of Canada hosts some of the world's largest and highest-grade uranium mines of similar aged rocks. Last week Fission Energy Corp. and its 50% joint venture partner ESO Uranium reported a significant anomalous radioactivity was ...
How Obama Helped Authorize Shell's Drilling the Arctic
President Barack Obama personally helped Shell obtain authorization to drill for oil in Alaska, according to a 4,678 word front page article in the New York Times.
Strategy: Does it benefit your company to go green?
“The major accounting firms all have people that are involved in sustainability reporting,” says Aris Solomon, associate professor of accounting at Athabasca University. Many, such as PwC, also have their own internal strategies in place. “Our goal for ...
Interview: Polly Higgins, lawyer and campaigner
The Athabasca Sands are deposits of bitumen that spread for 141,000 sq km, centred around the oil town of Fort McMurray.
Stavanger bishop threatens Statoil share withdrawal
The company has chosen to push forward with and expand its oil sands activities in Canada, nonetheless. It has four Kai Kos Deh production licenses under its tar sands project in the Athabasca region, northeast Alberta. These consist of Leismer, Corner ...