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Fort McMurray wildfire contributes to $735M loss for Suncor

Fierce wildfires that swept through northern Alberta’s oilsands region in May have delivered a $735-million net loss for Suncor Energy.

The Calgary-based company said late Wednesday the fire that raged through the region meant it failed to produce about 20 million barrels of upgraded and raw bitumen from its oilsands projects. 388 more words


Alberta oil sands group apologizes for 'Hot lesbians' ad

An Alberta pro-oil sands group is apologizing for a controversial advertisement that’s received heavy criticism.

Canada Oil Sands Community founder Robbie Picard posted any apology on the group’s Facebook page which includes “It was not my intent of demeaning women or any people of any sexual orientation.” 203 more words


Suncor increases stake in Syncrude oilsands project

CALGARY – Suncor Energy is buying another chunk of Syncrude in a $937-million deal that will give it majority control over the massive oilsands project. 236 more words


Manipulated Landscape – Part 1

This land stretches 54,826 square miles, an area larger than England. Structures such as the toxic tailing lakes are some of the largest human-made structures in the world – so large that they can be seen from space. 137 more words


Is “green” oil good for us?

The carbon reduction craze has been now embraced by the Canadian oil sands producers as the unavoidable necessity to “clean up” their product to meet the ever more stringent government regulation on CO2 emissions. 658 more words

Individual Rights

Canada's oil and pipeline dilemma, in pictures

Facebook and other forms of social media have been full of jokes, complaints, suggestions and comments regarding Canada’s oil and pipeline dilemma.  Here are a few that caught my eye… 169 more words

Current Events

Canadian Oil Sands overhauls management ahead of Suncor takeover

CALGARY – Canadian Oil Sands Ltd., on the brink of being taken over by Suncor Energy, has overhauled its senior leadership team and board of directors. 196 more words