Alberta Oil

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.

Premier Rachel Notley Says She And Clinton Share Views On Keystone XL

CBC | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Notley says Clinton's statement reaffirms that the project is a waste of time.

Alberta Premier Refuses To 'Engage In Politics' With Harper

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

"I think that what we just heard is politics and not a lot more than that."

Crews Still Working To Cap Natural Gas Well Blowout

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Alberta

"The information we have to date indicates the well is still in an uncontained or blowout state."

Study Suggests Oilsands May Face Water Shortages

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

Natural low-flow periods may return, thanks to climate change.

Alberta Sales Of This Haven't Been So Bad In 20 Years

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

"It's absolutely the worst that we've seen the 21 years that I've been doing this."

Royalty Review Chairman Says Stability Is Key, Asks Albertans For Feedback

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Alberta

Mowat says if they do this right, there may never be a need for another royalty review in Alberta.

Moving Alberta Oil By Rail Under Fire By U.S. Opponents

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Good luck. You're going to need it.''

Abandoned Oil Wells Could Spike In Alberta With Falling Prices

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada Alberta

"In the worst-case scenario you can have a well that is venting something or leaking something and not being aware of it because you've never done the pressure testing that was required."

Notley Downplays Oil Price Worries

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Like many Albertans, we talk about oil prices much like we talk about weather. And in both cases, we're used to change."

Tough Time In Alberta, But Recession Not Expected: Crown Bank

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Alberta's Crown-owned bank says the province's economy remains in the doldrums, but it is not expecting a recession this year.ATB Financial ...

Corporate Calgary Cuts Support For Stampede Amid Oil Gloom

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Party like it's 2014!"

How Alberta's Holding Up 1 Year After The Oil Crash Began

CBC | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Alberta

It was a year ago this week that the slide in oil prices began.

Norway Says Alberta Should Copy Alberta On Oil Royalties

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.03.2015 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - A former Norwegian finance minister says Alberta's new government should take inspiration on handling resource revenues from the same place h...

Canada's Crude Oil Production Lowest In Years: Report

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2015 | Canada Business

A report by Barclays says Canada's crude oil production last month is estimated to be the lowest it has been in almost two years

BMO: Oil Collapse To Hit Alberta, Newfoundland Hard

The Huffington Post Canada | Sunny Freeman | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Business

Cheap oil will have a noticeable impact on the province's economy, BMO's economist warns. And it might push Alberta in a recession, too.

Alberta Energy Sector Braces For Change With NDP Win

CBC | Posted 05.06.2015 | Canada Business

Alberta's energy sector is bracing for change today, as the Progressive Conservatives' more than 40 year reign comes to an end. In their pl...

5 Things We Can Expect To Learn From The Oil Patch Next Week

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2015 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - This coming week the toll of weak oil prices will be thrown into stark relief as some of Canada's biggest energy names report first-quarter ...

How Much Has The Oilsands' Environmental Record Improved?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

Progress is happening. But most acknowledge it's a slow and incremental process.

How Alberta Squandered Away $101 Billion

CBC | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Alberta

A report from the Fraser Institute says it didn't have to be this way.