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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 age of extreme oil: 'This used to be a forest?'
Gone are the days of sweet Texas crude and boundless Arabian oil fields, when petroleum lay so near the surface that all a company had to do was prick the Earth's crust and let the black gold gush. To the environmentalists who worry about reaching ...
Canada must act fast or miss LNG window: Shell CEO
The company's biggest project in Canada is the 255,000 barrel-a-day Athabasca oil sands project in northern Alberta, in which it has a 60% stake.
The upside of foreign ownership  Financial Post
Koch Brothers' Political Activism Protects Their 50-Year Stake in Canadian ...
Geologist Ryan Morrison, who left Koch Exploration Canada in 2011, has written that he was directly involved in helping the company purchase two million acres of leases in Alberta's three primary oil sands regions of Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Interview: Polly Higgins, lawyer and campaigner
When we speak, Higgins is just back from Montana and Dakota, in the United States, where she was visiting sites damaged by the oil industry, “then up to Alberta, in Canada, where the Athabasca Sands are, to look at communities that have been really ...
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 ...