http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Canada continues its fight for recovery during arduous times http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2017/august-2017/features/canada-continues-its-fight-for-recovery-during-arduous-times Amid increasing political uncertainty and a stagnant unemployment rate, Canadian operators are still fighting to regain EandP stability and drive pipeline projects forward. Oil sands seen helping shale counter OPEC efforts to rebalance market http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/14/oil-sands-seen-helping-shale-counter-opec-efforts-to-rebalance-market OPEC producers are finding that shale oil drillers aren’t their only adversaries in their battle to drain a three-year crude glut. Rebirth of Canadian oil sands from fire stymied by slump http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/3/rebirth-of-canadian-oil-sands-from-fire-stymied-by-slump In the heart of Canada’s biggest oil province, life is slowly returning to normal in Fort McMurray, Alberta. After a fire last year destroyed entire neighborhoods in the town and halted about 1 MMbbl of daily production, green leaves are beginning to bud on charred trees and new construction is replacing homes that were burned to the ground. Study shows Quebec’s economy benefits from Canadian oil sands http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/6/27/study-shows-quebec-s-economy-benefits-from-canadian-oil-sands Economic analysis shows that Canada’s oil sands generate significant economic benefits for Quebecers, including 16,200 jobs, $1.25 billion in GDP and $215 million in government revenues, according to an independent study prepared by AppEco. Growth in Canadian oil sands projects drives need for more pipelines to 2030: CAPP http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/6/13/growth-in-canadian-oil-sands-projects-drives-need-for-more-pipelines-to-2030-capp Canada will need more pipelines built through to 2030 to transport an additional 1.3 MMbpd of oil sands production to markets across North America and around the world, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) announced today in its 2017 Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation report. Shell completes divestment of oil sands interests in Canada http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/5/31/shell-completes-divestment-of-oil-sands-interests-in-canada Royal Dutch Shell plc has announced the completion of two previously announced agreements by Shell Canada Energy, Shell Canada Limited and Shell Canada Resources that will see Shell sell all its in-situ and undeveloped oil sands interests in Canada and reduce its share in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project (AOSP) from 60% to 1 Kinder Morgan commits to pipe linking Canadian crude to Asian markets http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/5/26/kinder-morgan-commits-to-pipe-linking-canadian-crude-to-asian-markets Kinder Morgan Inc. has committed to expanding a pipeline that will allow Canadian crude to be exported to Asia, a controversial C$7.4 billion ($5.5 billion) project that’s set to face revitalized opposition amid political upheaval in the nation’s Pacific Coast province. Cenovus acquires assets from ConocoPhillips in western Canada http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/5/17/cenovus-acquires-assets-from-conocophillips-in-western-canada Cenovus Energy Inc. has closed its previously announced purchase of assets in western Canada from ConocoPhillips after receiving all necessary regulatory approvals for the transaction. PSAC raises Canadian drilling forecast by more than 2,500 wells for 2017 http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/4/28/psac-raises-canadian-drilling-forecast-by-more-than-2-500-wells-for-2017 The Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC), in its second update to the 2017 Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast, announced its revision of the forecasted number of wells drilled (rig released) across Canada for 2017 to 6,680 wells. Alberta's McCuaig-Boyd sees glass half-full in oil-sands deals http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/4/24/albertas-mccuaig-boyd-sees-glass-half-full-in-oil-sands-deals The $20 billion of oil-sands assets that Canadian producers bought from foreign companies in a recent spate of deals shows they’re doubling down on their operations and the region’s resources, Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd said.