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Energy financier taps fresh foreign cash in big push beyond the oil sands

Energy financier Richard Grafton is planning a series of deals in the Canadian oil patch over the next 18 months after securing $675-million in funding from a U.S. 960 more words

Energy

Talisman Energy, Oryx Petroleum suspend operations in Iraq's Kurdish region amid U.S. air strikes

As U.S. planes bombed militant forces in northern Iraq, oil companies took emergency measures Friday to keep their staff out of harm’s way.

Talisman Energy Inc. 504 more words

Energy

One milllion gallons of oil drilling byproducts leak into ground and bay near North Dakota Indian reservation

MANDAREE, N.D. — A pipeline has leaked 1 million gallons of oil drilling saltwater into the ground at a North Dakota Indian reservation, and some of the byproduct ended up in a bay that feeds the lake that provides the reservation’s drinking water, company and tribal officials said. 550 more words

Energy

Ain’t no sunshine for oil sands prospectors

Investor appetite in the high-yield market reached a limit after Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. of Canada pulled a proposed $325 million bond due to lack of demand from U.S. 685 more words

Investing

Alberta's pension fund joins VC business to kick start energy tech sector

CALGARY — Alberta’s pension fund manager is getting into the venture capital business in a bid to help reduce costs and mitigate environmental damage in the province’s booming energy sector. 985 more words

Entrepreneur

Ecology Ottawa organizes info session against Energy East pipeline

Ben Powless spent the last number of years working with indigenous communities in western Canada in opposition to Northern Gateway.

Powless, who is Mohawk, never dreamed he’d be fighting against a pipeline in his traditional territory or in his hometown in Ottawa. 598 more words

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