NPR  Jul 22  Comment 
South Portland, Maine, has blocked crude oil from being loaded onto ships at its port. Environmentalists are cheering, but the Portland Montreal Pipeline Corp. says the ban won't hold up in court.
Motley Fool  Jul 20  Comment 
Canada stands to make $1.6 trillion on oil sand production from 2013 to 2022.
OilVoice  Jul 9  Comment 
GE NYSEGE and Suncor Energy NYSESU TSXSU announce the signing of two agreements which provide the opportunity for an investment of up to approximately 18 million. These agreements involving
OilVoice  Jul 9  Comment 
GE NYSE GE announce the launch of an up to CAD1 million ecomagination open innovation challenge to help accelerate technology development in Canada39s oil sands. The Innovation Challenge will t
OilVoice  Jul 4  Comment 
Strata Oil Gas Inc. OTCQBSOIGF announce results from its study to further assess the primary heavy oil production potential of its 100owned Cadotte West land block in the Peace River oil sands
OilVoice  Jun 26  Comment 
Earlier last week the Canadian government granted conditional approval to a 7.9 billion project to move heavy crude known as bitumen from the oil sands of Alberta westward to the coast of British C
Motley Fool  Jun 24  Comment 
The growth of crude-by-rail and pipeline capacity over the next few years should help boost Western Canadian crude prices and improve oil sands producers’ margins.
OilVoice  Jun 20  Comment 
Rystad Energy estimates that oil sands and the Arctic continue to be the most expensive resources with an average breakeven price of US 7580boe. The attractiveness of the resources has declined o
Forbes  Jun 19  Comment 
Earlier this week, the Canadian government granted conditional approval to a $7.9 billion project to move heavy crude known as bitumen from the oil sands of Alberta westward to the coast of British Columbia. “Pipeline Approved,” screamed the...


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