Alberta Oil

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."

You Won't Believe A Truck Can Haul This Crazy '946,000 Kg' Load

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 10.15.2015 | Canada Alberta


Police Say Data Backs Up Claim: Oil Plunge Has Caused Crime Spike

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

Police released tables and charts on Sunday that they say back up Chief Rod Knecht's claim.

Mayor Of Oilpatch Capital Says 'Stop Blaming Industry'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

Blake calls their comments "unjust.''

Edmonton Crime Spike Might Be Due To Oilpatch Downturn

CP | John Cotter/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Alberta

"You can say the crime rate is linked, to a certain degree, to the price of oil."

Alberta Premier Hopes For A 'Drama-Free' Pipeline

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley said that she has never advocated for the Keystone XL.

Alberta Well Blowout Has Been Venting Toxic Gas Since Monday

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Crews are now opening a second route to the site.

Alberta Royalty Regime Needs Overhaul, Says C.D. Howe Institute

CP | Lauren Krugel/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

The report cites Norway and Australia as having regimes that work well.