Alberta Oil

Canada's Economy Had A Better-Than-Expected Showing In July

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's economy began the third quarter on solid footing.

It's Time to End Canada's Pipeline Circus

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Politics
Kevin O'Leary

I have come to the conclusion that this decision is too important to leave in the hands of short-sighted federal, provincial and municipal politicians. Nor do I want to leave it to the oil industry or other lobbyist or environmental groups to decide. I want the ultimate decision to be made by the people of Canada, all the people, every single one.

Ontario's Auto-Industry Crisis Was Worse Than Alberta Oil Crash: Feds

CP | Andy Blatchford and Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Business

Failure of automakers would have had a "ripple effect."

Alberta Drilling Rights Might See Lowest Sales Ever This Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It's a different world now."

Alberta's Oil Industry Might Be Down, But Tech Is Hiring

CP | Dan Healing | Posted 08.04.2016 | Canada Alberta

Many oil workers, however, are finding themselves "pigeonholed."

Notley Target At Golf Tournament Meant As A Laugh: Oilmen's Group

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2016 | Canada Alberta

The president of the Big Country Oilmen's Association also said he thought murdered MP Jo Cox was a man.

It's Time For Oil Shareholders To Cash In And Get Out: Experts

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Alberta

Companies shouldn't rely on the assumption of ever-growing demand.

Trudeau 'Waffling' On Pipelines Since Election: Ambrose

CP | CJME/CKOM | Posted 04.27.2016 | Canada Politics

Rona Ambrose and Trudeau were both in Saskatchewan on Tuesday.

Why The Oil To Tidewater Argument For Tarsands Pipelines Is Bunk

The Council of Canadians | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Alberta
The Council of Canadians

The core premise of this argument is that lack of pipeline access to tidewater is forcing tarsands crude to be sold at discounted rates. With greater access and market diversity, will come higher prices for tarsands crude.

Oilpatch Slowdown Puts Squeeze On Work Camps

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Alberta

One of the more "painful'' measures has been to reduce the workforce last year.

How One Alberta Oil Firm Has Found Opportunities Abroad

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

"This gives us an opportunity to keep our employees working and get some cash flow coming into the tap.''

Alberta On Track For $10.4-Billion Deficit In Next Budget

CP | Dean Bennett ,The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2016 | Canada Alberta

"It's a lot. It's a helluva lot of money."

Canadian Oil Production Could Come To A 'Standstill:' Report

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

A number of factors are prompting energy companies to reconsider expansion of production.

Nexen Oil Spill Probe Taking Longer Than Expected: Docs

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Five million litres of emulsion spilled into muskeg at the oilsands project southeast of Fort McMurray, Alta.

Hard-Hit Alberta Slammed With 2 More Economic Challenges

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Today has been a very tough day indeed."

Alberta Entering A 'Constrained' World: Environment Minister

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

Shannon Phillips is working toward a different province than the one in which she grew up.

According To Albertans, This Was The Top Story Of The Year

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 12.30.2015 | Canada Alberta

No surprises here.

This Business Is Thriving in Calgary Amid Oil Price Crash

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Crude doldrums linger, squeezing the finances of the many Albertans who rely on oil and gas to make a living.

Oilpatch Struggles To Adjust To 'New Normal'

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Alberta

"If you think that things are going back to business as usual, you're in denial.''

Environmental Responsibility Key To Energy Development: Minister

CP | Bill Graveland | Posted 11.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

Major energy projects such as pipelines will go through a "transition phase."

Imperial Oil Is Still Unsure About Alberta's New Climate Plan

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Among other things, the plan aims to cap oilsands emissions at 100 megatonnes annually.

2016 Will Be Worst Year In Decades: Oil Well Drilling Association

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

"What is different about this is the speed of the downturn and the projected length."

Charges Laid Against Apache Canada For 2013 Pipeline Spill

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2015 | Canada Alberta

Apache Canada Ltd. has been charged under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Public Lands Act and the Pipeline Act.

Oil And Gas Industry Faces Huge Environmental, Budgetary Concerns

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

Canada's oil and gas industry is facing increased environmental and budgetary pressures.

Trudeau Might Escape The Ghost Of NEP Past In Alberta

CBC | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I think we see in Trudeau a pretty concerted effort to differentiate himself."