http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Alberta looks beyond oil as crash leaves balanced budget far off http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/23/alberta-looks-beyond-oil-as-crash-leaves-balanced-budget-far-off Alberta is looking beyond its oil industry as it works to end years of red ink. Still, a recovery to balanced budgets is a long ways off. Hexion completes Canadian proppant manufacturing plant expansion http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/7/hexion-completes-canadian-proppant-manufacturing-plant-expansion The Oilfield Technology Group (OTG) of Hexion Inc. today announced the completion of its resin-coated proppant manufacturing plant expansion in Canada. Energy slump is still holding back Canada's investment plans http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/28/energy-slump-is-still-holding-back-canadas-investment-plans Canadian business investment is being weighed down for a fourth straight year by weakness in Alberta’s energy industry. Cenovus CEO sees more Deep basin asset sales, but no full exit http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/15/cenovus-ceo-sees-more-deep-basin-asset-sales-but-no-full-exit Cenovus Energy Inc. CEO Alex Pourbaix said the oil-sands producer will consider selling more of its holdings in Alberta’s Deep basin -- but not exiting the play entirely -- to speed up efforts to repair its balance sheet. Kinder pipeline battle spirals as Alberta halts power-deal talks http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/2/kinder-pipeline-battle-spirals-as-alberta-halts-power-deal-talks Alberta is striking back at British Columbia after the neighboring Canadian province proposed restricting shipments of oil-sands crude in a bid to halt Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Trans Mountain project. Total reports first oil at Alberta's Fort Hills project http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/1/30/total-reports-first-oil-at-albertas-fort-hills-project Total announces that the Fort Hills oil sands project located in Alberta, Canada, 90 km north of Fort McMurray, has achieved first oil. Canadian Shales: More wells in ‘18, but full recovery remains elusive http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/january-2018/features/canadian-shales-more-wells-in-18-but-full-recovery-remains-elusive The winter drilling season in the diverse shale plays scattered throughout the western Canada sedimentary basin (WCSB), is shaping up to be the busiest in three years. Dead well glut has Alberta regulators scrutinizing oil licenses http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/12/6/dead-well-glut-has-alberta-regulators-scrutinizing-oil-licenses Alberta’s government is giving its energy regulator new authority to scrutinize and reject applications for oil and gas production licenses to try to slow the growth of the province’s inventory of abandoned wells. Bravo Target Safety hires local industry veteran to open Fort McMurray facility http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/29/bravo-target-safety-hires-local-industry-veteran-to-open-fort-mcmurray-facility Bravo Target Safety, a leading provider of industrial and oilfield emergency response and safety services, today introduced new Regional Manager Michael Coutu and announced that it will soon open a new facility in Fort McMurray. Keystone pipeline springs leak as extension decision nears http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/keystone-pipeline-springs-leak-as-extension-decision-nears Days before Nebraska regulators are set to rule on TransCanada Corp.’s XL extension to its Keystone pipeline, the existing conduit has sprung a major leak.