Canadian Oil Sands

Oilsands Giant Suncor Posts $2-Billion Loss

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.03.2017 | Canada Business

Suncor expects oil to stay below $40 this year.

$6.6-Billion Oilsands Merger

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2017 | Canada Business

Drawn-out takeover battle ends with a deal.

Suncor Extends Deadline For $4B Oilpatch Takeover Bid

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

The hostile all-stock bid was to expire on Friday evening.

It's Not Looking Pretty For Oilsands Producers

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Business

"I wouldn't use the word disappointing because a lot of analysts are already expecting the worst."

Reject 'Exploitative' Suncor Bid: Canadian Oil Sands To Shareholders

CP | Posted 10.19.2016 | Canada Business

In a letter to shareholders, Canadian Oil Sands calls the Suncor bid undervalued, opportunistic and exploitative.

Canadian Oil Sands Fights Hostile Takeover With 'Poison Pill'

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Associated Press | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY — Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. (TSX:COS) has adopted a new shareholder rights plan — often referred to as a poison pill defence — following a...

Major Takeover Bid In The Oilsands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY -- Suncor Energy is making a bid to acquire Canadian Oil Sands Ltd., the largest partner in Syncrude. Calgary-based company (TSX:SU) says i...

Syncrude Fire Means Bad News For Canadian Oil Sands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Alberta

An analyst says Canadian Oil Sands is at risk of missing its production targets because of a fire at a Syncrude oilsands plant over the weekend.

Oil Patch Puts On Brave Face As Prices Slide Again

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY - With oil prices drifting closer to US$50, energy executives in downtown Calgary are trying to stay positive.Apart from the crude drop and st...

Inside The $24 Million, 2-Year Federal Plan To Market Canadian Oil

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON D.C., - The multimillion-dollar campaign to market Canadian oil in the U.S. was hard to miss.The Maple Leaf was plastered on the walls of s...

Young Canadians Are Hurting the Oil Sands Debate

Joshua Belick | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Politics
Joshua Belick

The typical young Canadian professional's engagement with the oilsands is like this: You pull your smart phone out and skim through your social media feed. You see post after post about the Canadian oilsands and its negative impact on the environment. You see countless re-posts about celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio protesting Canada's poor environmental standards. After a quick read you "like" the post or possibly share it with a short comment to the effect of "This needs to change!" You lock your smart phone and head out the door with a new sense of accomplishment, thinking to yourself "I just effectively contributed to the debate on the oilsands." But what exactly did you really accomplish?

Oilsands' Massive Economic Impact

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 02.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

Canadian oilsands production made an economic contribution to the country in 2012 that was far greater than the entire province of Saskatchewan, a new...

Here's How Canada's Oilsands Monitoring Agency Will Work

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Ottawa and Alberta have reached a deal outlining how a long-promised environmental monitoring agency for the oilsands will be run."The sign...

'Growing Trend' For Canada's Oil Sands

CBC | Posted 02.07.2013 | Canada Politics

The federal government has reached "a level of discomfort" with foreign investment by state-owned enterprises in Canada's energy sector. ...

Chiquita Slips on its Own PR Banana Peel

Kathryn Marshall | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada Business
Kathryn Marshall

If Chiquita thought an oil sands boycott would win the company some easy points in the extremist environmentalist community, executives were instead faced with the disastrous fallout that comes with insulting an ethical nation proud of its respect for human rights, democracy, peace and the environment.

Ex-Tory PR Guru: Canada's Oil Sands Fund Democracy, Pride Parades

The Globe and Mail | Posted 09.27.2011 | Canada Business

Alykhan Velshi, a 27-year-old who established himself in Ottawa as a master of messaging and a crucial cog in the Conservative machine, has a new job....

Montana Judge Blocks Oilsands Equipment From State's Scenic Routes

The Guardian | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada Business

A judge has stopped the transport of giant oilfield equipment across scenic roads in Montana, in a victory for campaigners against Alberta's tar sands...

Canada's Keystone Pipeline Test of Obama's Energy Policy

The Globe and Mail | Posted 08.06.2011 | Canada Business

TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL pipeline has become a litmus test in the U.S. battle over energy policy, as the environmental movement look...