WorldOil Canada gas set to strike back against U.S. shale as glut eases Canadian natural gas, locked in a fierce battle for market share with U.S. shale, may stage a modest recovery as output from some longtime producers wanes and pipeline maintenance ends. NuVista Energy provides operational update, Pipestone well test results NuVista Energy Ltd. has provided a significant operational update, including the startup at Bilbo block--its largest pad drilled to date; powerful IP30 success from Elmworth block high intensity fractured wells (HiFi); the successful and on-time conclusion of the Keyera Simonette gas plant planned turnaround; and the achievement of a compelling well test in our emerging Pipestone block. Calima Energy advances its liquids-rich Montney play Calima Energy Limited continues to advance the liquids rich Montney play and has licensed a high-quality 3D seismic database covering a significant portion of Calima’s landholding. Canadian Natural Resources buys Cenovus' Pelican Lake project for $787 million Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. agreed to buy Cenovus Energy Inc.’s Pelican Lake heavy-oil project and other assets in northern Alberta for C$975 million ($788 million), bulking up its operations in the area. Fracing frenzy shifts to thrift in Canada race to tap shale After starting the year at a torrid pace, the explorers of Canada’s shale riches are taking a step back, much like their peers in the Permian basin south of the border. TechnipFMC awarded EPCI contract for the Husky Energy West White Rose project in Canada TechnipFMC has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract from Husky Energy for the West White Rose Project in Eastern Canada. Energy Transfer suit claims Greenpeace incites eco-terrorism with Dakota Access interference Energy Transfer Partners LP accused Greenpeace International, Earth First! and other groups of inciting terrorist acts and vandalism to generate publicity and raise money for their causes while hampering the Dakota Access pipeline majority owner’s ability to raise money for projects. Apache Corp. completes strategic exit from Canada Apache Corporation has announced that it has completed the previously disclosed sale of its Apache Canada Ltd. subsidiary to Paramount Resources Ltd. Nabors agrees to acquire Tesco Corp. in all-stock transaction Nabors Industries Ltd. has announced that the company has signed an arrangement agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Tesco Corporation. Venezuela's Citgo turns to Canada for oil as crisis deepens Venezuela’s oil-supply woes are so dire that its U.S. refineries are turning to Canada for help.