oil sands

  • Greens Celebrate as US Kills Keystone XL Pipeline Project

    Greens Celebrate as US Kills Keystone XL Pipeline Project

    Sunday, 8th November 2015
    The United States government has finally rejected the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, which was intended to ship crude oil from the Alberta oil sands of Canada down to the southern coast of the US.
  • TransCanada Calls for More Time on Cross-border Pipeline

    TransCanada Calls for More Time on Cross-border Pipeline

    Tuesday, 3rd November 2015
    TransCanada, the company tasked with building a mammoth oil pipeline linking Canada and the United States, has asked the US government to postpone a final decision on whether the project will go ahead, apparently fearing a negative outcome.
  • Shell Gives a Tentative No to Alberta Oil Sands

    Shell Gives a Tentative No to Alberta Oil Sands

    Thursday, 29th October 2015
    Royal Dutch Shell Plc announced that it will not continue construction of its 80,000 b/d Carmon Creek thermal oil sands project in northern Alberta because of the lack of infrastructure to move Canadian crude to market
  • Canadian Oil Sands Rejects Takeover Bid

    Canadian Oil Sands Rejects Takeover Bid

    Thursday, 8th October 2015
    Canadian Oil Sands, a major force in the oilsands business in several Canadian provinces, has rejected an unsolicited offer to buy it out, reported CBC News.
  • Oil Sands Production Under Threat from Forest Fire

    Oil Sands Production Under Threat from Forest Fire

    Monday, 25th May 2015
    Cenovus Energy Inc has evacuated about 1,800 workers and shut down production at its Foster Creek oil sands site in Alberta as a precaution because of a nearby forest fire, the company said.
  • Job Cuts, Profit Losses Hit Oil Sands Industry in Canada

    Job Cuts, Profit Losses Hit Oil Sands Industry in Canada

    Thursday, 30th April 2015
    Suncor Energy Inc., Canada’s largest oil company, reported a first-quarter loss after crude prices plunged to the lowest since 2009.
  • WorleyParsons Awarded Canadian Oil Sands Project

    WorleyParsons Awarded Canadian Oil Sands Project

    Tuesday, 27th January 2015
    WorleyParsons Ltd.’s Canadian subsidiary WorleyParsonsCord has been selected to provide fabrication, modularization, and construction services in an agreement with a major exploration and production company in Canada to construct a significant oil sands mining project.