Signed On For B.C. LNG Project

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C. Premier Christy Clark says a proposed liquefied natural gas development has reached an important milestone now that four major energy...

$1.3 Billion Oilsands Play Clears Major Hurdle

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta cabinet has approved the Dover oilsands project, one of the last hurdles Athabasca Oil Corp. (TSX:ATH) must clear before it can ...

PetroChina Free To Take Over Newly Approved Canadian Oilsands Project

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Alberta Energy Regulator signed off Tuesday on the Dover oilsands project submitted by Athabasca Oil (TSX:ATH).The agency said the regul...

Another Chinese Investment Into The Canadian Oilpatch

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Less than a week after Ottawa waved through CNOOC Ltd.'s $15.1-billion takeover of Nexen Inc., a different Chinese state-owned company is pl...

No Need for Manners in Nexen Deal, Canada

Diane Francis | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada Business
Diane Francis

Clearly, China is testing whether this Boy Scout of a nation will roll over. Turning down Nexen should be mark the beginning of a Canadian conversation about governance. Canada must decide what kind of table will be set to encourage investment here, who will be invited to dine and how guests must behave. Otherwise, Canada itself will become dinner. There should be no compromise and a turndown need not be difficult, won't burn any bridges and can be done elegantly in this way.

PetroChina Exec Says Chinese Pipeline Sector Faces Challenges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The general manager of a Chinese pipeline company says his industry is up against numerous challenges.Yao Wei, with PetroChina pipeline comp...

Kuwait Energy Firm Moving In On Oilsands

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Athabasca Oil Corp. confirmed Friday that it is in the early stages of forming a joint venture for two of its Alberta oilsands properties.Th...

A Dangerous Takeover?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.25.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The vast majority of foreign takeovers from China — but not all — pose no national security threat to Canada, says a new report that prop...

Screw the Environment! The Pipeline Will Hurt Our Economy.

David Suzuki | Posted 03.12.2012 | Canada Politics
David Suzuki

Not only have hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs been lost over the past few years, Canada has also been missing out on opportunities to join the boom in production of renewable-energy technology.

Biofuel-Powered Jumbo Jet Takes Flight

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - A jumbo jet powered by fuel made from oily nuts has made a two-hour test flight in Beijing as part of a U.S.-Chinese renewable energy...

China Shelling Out $2.1 Billion For Opti Canada -- And A Slice Of The Oil Sands

CP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CALGARY - China's largest offshore energy producer is preparing to snap up Opti Canada Inc. in a $2.1-billion deal announced Wed...