Oilsands

heavy hauler trucks transport material from Suncor's North Steepbank Mine in the oilsands in Fort McMurray Alta, on Monday June 13, 2017. A group of the largest producers in Canada's oilsands have announced a joint strategy Wednesday to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Group of large oilsands operators commit to become net zero emitters by 2050

Group of large oilsands operators commit to become net zero emitters by 2050

 

A processing unit is shown at Suncor Fort Hills facility in Fort McMurray, Alta., on Monday September 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Oilsands producers step up anti-pandemic measures as outbreaks rise in region

Oilsands producers step up anti-pandemic measures as outbreaks rise in region

 

An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray, Alta., on July 9, 2008. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta eases security payment burden for oilsands companies

Alberta eases security payment burden for oilsands companies

 

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hold a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Ottawa orders independent review panel for Suncor Energy oilsands mine extension

Ottawa orders independent review panel for Suncor Energy oilsands mine extension

Minister of Environment and Climate Change Jonathan Wilkinson, left, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hold a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Eldar Saetre CEO of Equinor speaks as he gives the company quarterly capital market update in London, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Alastair Grant

Norwegian oil company Equinor completes oilsands exit by selling Athabasca Oil shares

Norwegian oil company Equinor completes oilsands exit by selling Athabasca Oil shares

Eldar Saetre CEO of Equinor speaks as he gives the company quarterly capital market update in London, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Alastair Grant
Imperial Oil logo at the company's annual meeting in Calgary on April 28, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Imperial Oil ekes out Q3 profit as Kearl oilsands mine rebounds from outage

Imperial Oil ekes out Q3 profit as Kearl oilsands mine rebounds from outage

Imperial Oil logo at the company's annual meeting in Calgary on April 28, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Imperial ramps up Kearl oilsands mine output after diluent pipeline restored

Imperial ramps up Kearl oilsands mine output after diluent pipeline restored

Imperial ramps up Kearl oilsands mine output after diluent pipeline restored

Imperial ramps up Kearl oilsands mine output after diluent pipeline restored
An oil sands extraction facility is reflected in a tailings pond near the city of Fort McMurray, Alta., on June 1, 2014. An international environmental watchdog says there’s convincing evidence that oilsands tailings ponds are leaking. But after three years of investigation, a body set up under the North American free trade agreement can’t tell if the federal government is enforcing its own laws forbidding such releases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Oilsands tailings ponds leaking; federal enforcement unclear: report

Federal Environment Minister finds conclusion ‘troubling’

An oil sands extraction facility is reflected in a tailings pond near the city of Fort McMurray, Alta., on June 1, 2014. An international environmental watchdog says there’s convincing evidence that oilsands tailings ponds are leaking. But after three years of investigation, a body set up under the North American free trade agreement can’t tell if the federal government is enforcing its own laws forbidding such releases. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Imperial Oil’s Kearl oilsands mine stops output due to diluent pipeline outage

Imperial Oil’s Kearl oilsands mine stops output due to diluent pipeline outage

Imperial Oil’s Kearl oilsands mine stops output due to diluent pipeline outage

Imperial Oil’s Kearl oilsands mine stops output due to diluent pipeline outage
Oilsands diluent pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray

Oilsands diluent pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray

Oilsands diluent pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray

Oilsands diluent pipeline partly closed following spill near Fort McMurray
Alberta, Ottawa reduce oilsands environmental monitoring budget due to pandemic

Alberta, Ottawa reduce oilsands environmental monitoring budget due to pandemic

Alberta, Ottawa reduce oilsands environmental monitoring budget due to pandemic

Alberta, Ottawa reduce oilsands environmental monitoring budget due to pandemic

Total writes off $9.3B in oilsands assets, cancels Canadian oil lobby membership

Total writes off $9.3B in oilsands assets, cancels Canadian oil lobby membership

Oilsands production expected to rebound after pandemic-linked 2020 slump

Oilsands production expected to rebound after pandemic-linked 2020 slump

Oilsands production expected to rebound after pandemic-linked 2020 slump

Oilsands production expected to rebound after pandemic-linked 2020 slump
Oilsands companies restoring production as demand growth spurs higher prices

Oilsands companies restoring production as demand growth spurs higher prices

Oilsands companies restoring production as demand growth spurs higher prices

Oilsands companies restoring production as demand growth spurs higher prices
Sturgeon Refinery says it is processing bitumen after two years of delays

Sturgeon Refinery says it is processing bitumen after two years of delays

Sturgeon Refinery says it is processing bitumen after two years of delays

Sturgeon Refinery says it is processing bitumen after two years of delays
Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak

Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak

Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak

Reassurances emerge after second oilsands mine work camp outbreak
Norway’s wealth fund excludes oilsands investments over greenhouse gas emissions

Norway’s wealth fund excludes oilsands investments over greenhouse gas emissions

Norway’s wealth fund excludes oilsands investments over greenhouse gas emissions

Norway’s wealth fund excludes oilsands investments over greenhouse gas emissions
First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring

First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring

First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring

First Nations worried by suspension of oilsands environmental monitoring
Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns

Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns

Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns

Alberta suspends environmental monitoring rules for oilsands over COVID concerns
Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel

Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel

Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel

Oilsands producers in the red as blended bitumen price dips below $4 per barrel