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Suncor cuts 2015 spending plans for a second time

Suncor Energy Inc., Canada’s largest oil producer, cut its spending plan for 2015 for a second time and eliminated some non-essential projects as part of cost-reduction efforts. 186 more words


B.C. Montney land swap with province buoys Crew Energy stock, prospects

Analysts and the market applauded Thursday after Calgary-based Crew Energy announced it had swapped 17,000 hectares of Crown drilling rights in northeastern B.C. for 13,700 hectares of more promising land. 478 more words


Equipment operators worry oil industry robots could keep them unemployed

By Rebecca Penty

Truck driver Craig Huzulak is unemployed after losing his job four times since December — the new normal in a Canadian oil patch still reeling from a downturn. 754 more words


Letter: Build refineries at the oilsands

Behind the headlines of a great many articles about the oilsands is the fact that heavy crude/bitumen has to be transported.

This material is hardly liquid at ambient temperatures. 164 more words


Opinion: Premiers blow hot air on climate change

Last week, Canada’s premiers agreed to a master energy and climate change plan. It’s specific on fast-tracking pipelines but “aspirational” on climate action. No wonder. Building more pipelines to export oilsands oil will gut any serious plans to cut greenhouse gases. 594 more words


Ewart: Latest pipeline spill provides more fuel for industry's critics

A day after acknowledging an increase in the number of pipeline failures, the Alberta Energy Regulator is now investigating one of the biggest ruptures in the province in years. 736 more words


Ewart: Tough to see premiers having a 'shared vision' for energy in Canada

The perspective for A Shared Vision for Energy in Canada has evolved from being primarily concerned with regulatory reforms and pipelines in the original 2007 report for provincial governments to a focus largely on climate change ahead of the forthcoming Canadian Energy Strategy. 750 more words