Royal Dutch Shell

Blockbuster $12.74-Billion Deal Shakes Up Oilsands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Business

TORONTO — Canadian Natural Resources will spend C$12.74 billion in cash and shares to acquire the bulk of Royal Dutch Shell's oilsands holdings and ...

5 Global Energy Firms That Are Backing Away From The Oilsands

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.06.2017 | Canada Business

Blame low oil prices and ... the carbon tax?

Shell: We're Not Done With Oilsands

CP | Lauren Krugel | Posted 11.10.2016 | Canada Business

FORT SASKATCHEWAN, Alta. — The CEO of Royal Dutch Shell Plc says a decision to back away from its Carmon Creek oilsands project last month does n...

Scrapped Project Not Timed To Coincide With Alberta Budget: Shell

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Alberta

Shell made the Carmon Creek announcement on Tuesday, the same day Notley was handing down her budget.

$7.4 Billion Loss For Shell After Cancelling Projects In Canada, Alaska

CP | Danica Kirka, The Assoicated Press | Posted 10.29.2016 | Canada Business

Excluding one-time items and fluctuations in the value of inventories, the company said profit dropped to $1.8 billion, from $5.8 billion a year earlier.

Shell Scraps Oilsands Project, At A Loss Of $2 Billion

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY -- Royal Dutch Shell is scrapping its Carmon Creek oilsands project in northwestern Alberta, citing a lack of pipelines to coastal waters as o...

Canadians Keeping Close Eye On Shell's Arctic Oil Exploration

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil off Alaska's northwestern coast are being closely watched in Canada with a mixture of hope and ...

$80 Oil! No, Wait -- $200 Oil!

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.23.2015 | Canada Business

With oil prices down 60 per cent since last summer, some industry insiders are trying to talk up the market by predicting wild price spikes to come, b...

Sustainability Issues And The Social Costs Of The Oilsands

DeSmog Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta
DeSmog Canada

It was less than six months ago that a handful of energy companies resorted to selling off portions of their stake in the oil patch after failing to garner the kind of investor support they needed to fund major projects.

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.

The Benefits of Carbon Shadow Pricing

Tyler Elm | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Business
Tyler Elm

Placing a price on carbon of anywhere from $10 to $80 a tonne can have a profound effect on business planning. It can help a company cut costs, while dramatically reducing its risk and exposure to rising energy prices and a price being put on carbon. Which brings us to an important question...

LISTED: 10 Most Expensive Energy Projects In The World

CNN Money | Steve Hargreaves | Posted 10.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Our growing thirst for energy means today's projects dwarf most past endeavors. The Hoover Dam cost $49 million in 1936. Adjusted for inflation, that'...

Shell: Oil Spill Down To 2 Barrels Per Day

CP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON - Royal Dutch Shell says a leak at one of its North Sea oil rig has been reduced to 2 barrels, or 84 gallons, a day. Glen Cayley, technical ...