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Shell's high-tailing is annoying, but there is lots to like about the Canadianization of the oilsands

After a couple of decades of globalization, the oilsands are back to being owned and run by a tight oligopoly of Canadian companies.

The rush of foreign players brought capital, research and development, employment and an international flavour to the industry. 786 more words


Varcoe: Oilsands renaissance seen as sector hits middle age

At the ripe old age of 50, have the Canadian oilsands finally peaked, progressing into middle age and the slow toboggan ride down the hill? 956 more words


ConocoPhillips revises down oil sands reserves by a billion-plus barrels underscoring region's price vulnerability

CALGARY — ConocoPhillips has revised down over a billion barrels of oil sands reserves because of low global crude prices, a company filing showed on Tuesday, the latest sign that some of Canada’s vast hydrocarbon potential may be left untapped. 418 more words


N.W.T. town fears for future if Imperial shuts 1920-era wells

When oil topped US$100 a barrel three years ago, the tiny village of Norman Wells was gearing up to be the “Dubai of the Mackenzie River,” with oil revenue bringing prosperity to all. 814 more words


After a depressing two years, analysts look for signs of 'business-as-usual' in oilpatch earnings

CALGARY — Canadian heavy oil producers are expected to post moderately better earnings next week as Calgary-based companies gradually adjust to an era of lower commodity prices. 610 more words


Sale of gas stations and stores boosts Imperial Oil quarterly profit

A big gain on the sale of its Esso gas stations last year swelled profits for Imperial Oil Ltd., but operating performance at its newest oilsands mining project disappointed analysts. 300 more words


Which Canadian large cap energy stocks you should buy and sell

Encana Corp. is in, while Cenovus Energy Inc., Imperial Oil Ltd, and Suncor Energy Inc. are out.

That’s the takeaway from Macquarie Capital Markets’ update on large cap Canadian energy stocks. 258 more words

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