OilVoice  Jul 23  Comment 
CBI NYSE CBI today announced it has been awarded a contract for approximately 60 million by a major energy company to provide maintenance services for three separate oil sands facilities in Alber
Wall Street Journal  Jul 23  Comment 
Chinese oil firm Cnooc bought Canada’s Nexen in 2013 for global reach. Now Nexen’s poor productivity and a July spill place it high among soured bets by China’s state-controlled oil companies.
Wall Street Journal  Jul 23  Comment 
The global downturn in oil prices is shining a harsh light on the high cost of extracting Canada’s oil sands, which are the biggest single source of U.S. crude imports.
OilVoice  Jul 21  Comment 
MCW Energy Group TSX VENTURE MCW OTCQX MCWEF a Canadianregistered holding company involved in the development of environmentallyfriendly oil sands extraction technologies through MCW Oil San
Reuters  Jul 17  Comment 
Nexen Energy apologized on Friday for an oil sands pipeline leak in the Canadian province of Alberta that is one of North America's largest-ever oil-related spills on land, and said its clean-up crews were working around the clock.
Forbes  Jul 15  Comment 
China's efforts to reduce air pollution could be negated by its unregulated and unmonitored burning of petcoke, a fuel dirtier than coal, an expert on Chinese climate and energy policy said Tuesday in Washington D.C.


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