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GE's CEO Can Rescue the Oil Sands

Diane Francis | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

General Electric Co. chairman and chief executive officer Jeff Immelt is just what Canada needs to develop its oil sands -- an American leader with stature in Washington, Wall Street, the oil patch and Silicon Valley.

Big Oil Just Can't Take a (Tar Sands) Joke

Steve Horn | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Business
Steve Horn

Two political satirists, in the spotlight for their ongoing spoofery of the Alberta tar sands project, had the Indiegogo fundraising promotional video for their upcoming "vacation" to the Alberta tar sands ordered removed from YouTube after Alberta's tourism bureau alleged a copyright violation. Is Big Oil to blame?

Oil Sands: 4,000 Environmental Infractions, 40 Punishments

Kevin Grandia | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Business
Kevin Grandia

A new report out today finds that environmental infractions by companies in the Alberta oil sands are addressed with an enforcement action far less often than similar infractions reported to the United State's Environmental Protection Agency. Of the more than 4,000 infractions reported in the oil sands, less than 1 per cent (.09 to be exact) were addressed.

Another Energy Firm Taken Over By Foreign Investors

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Celtic Exploration Ltd. (TSX:CLT) said Wednesday it has Ottawa's approval to be taken over by Houston-based energy heavyweight ExxonMobil Co...

Newfoundland Premier Vs. ExxonMobil

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Business

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Premier Kathy Dunderdale concluded a meeting Friday with oil giant ExxonMobil with no deal to resolve a dispute over construction o...

Oil Sands Opposition Comes From Unexpected Places

Diane Francis | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada
Diane Francis

Getting involved in opposition against the oil sands is simply a dirty trick against a competitor. But it's also more. The oil sands can supply the world with lots more oil, thus keeping prices lower than otherwise.

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...