Oilsands

In a recent letter to the Alberta government, Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said he estimates 2.7 million bpd of oilsands growth is planned or under construction, in Feb. 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Few approved oilsands projects stand to be built in near term: analysts

CALGARY — There are dozens of approved oilsands projects that could be…

In a recent letter to the Alberta government, Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson said he estimates 2.7 million bpd of oilsands growth is planned or under construction, in Feb. 28, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Last week, Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Barbara Romaine gave the province 10 days to make a decision on the Rigel oilsands project, in a Feb. 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Alberta government in court to stay judge’s order regarding oilsands decision

CALGARY — Alberta government lawyers are to be in a Calgary court…

Last week, Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Barbara Romaine gave the province 10 days to make a decision on the Rigel oilsands project, in a Feb. 26, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Higher oilsands volumes drive beat as Inter Pipeline reports $100M Q4 income

Higher oilsands volumes drive beat as Inter Pipeline reports $100M Q4 income

CALGARY — Inter Pipeline Ltd. is crediting strong results from its oilsands…

Higher oilsands volumes drive beat as Inter Pipeline reports $100M Q4 income

Frontier oilsands mine might not be built even if permit issued, CEO concedes

BANFF, Alta. — The CEO of Teck Resources Ltd. says it’s “anyone’s…

Alberta climate plan part of cabinet decision on oilsands mine: Wilkinson

OTTAWA — The federal cabinet’s decision on a huge new Alberta oilsands…

Oilsands firms considering diluent recovery units to boost crude-by-rail volumes

Oilsands firms considering diluent recovery units to boost crude-by-rail volumes

CALGARY — Ongoing pipeline project delays and growth in crude-by-rail capacity from…

Oilsands firms considering diluent recovery units to boost crude-by-rail volumes
First Nation sues Alberta, says oilsands project threatens sacred site

First Nation sues Alberta, says oilsands project threatens sacred site

EDMONTON — An Alberta First Nation is suing the province over development…

First Nation sues Alberta, says oilsands project threatens sacred site
New oilsands exploration tech leaves forest intact, to the relief of the caribou

New oilsands exploration tech leaves forest intact, to the relief of the caribou

CALGARY — One of the most destructive ecological impacts of oil and…

New oilsands exploration tech leaves forest intact, to the relief of the caribou
Particularly hard on foxes and bears: Study finds oilsands change forest fauna

Particularly hard on foxes and bears: Study finds oilsands change forest fauna

EDMONTON — Research suggests even underground oilsands mines have profound effects on…

Particularly hard on foxes and bears: Study finds oilsands change forest fauna
Ottawa responds to NAFTA challenge that it’s not tough on tailings pond leaks

Ottawa responds to NAFTA challenge that it’s not tough on tailings pond leaks

EDMONTON — The Canadian government says it lacked the scientific evidence to…

Ottawa responds to NAFTA challenge that it’s not tough on tailings pond leaks
File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                A hopper moves dirt in Suncor’s Millennium mine in the oilsands in Fort McMurray.

Dandelions found in oilsands tailings could help clean them up: researchers

It wasn’t much of a bouquet — just a single lonely dandelion.…

File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                A hopper moves dirt in Suncor’s Millennium mine in the oilsands in Fort McMurray.

Oilsands miner says bird deaths a mystery

CALGARY — Oilsands giant Suncor Energy says it is mystified by the…