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Keystone is doable even with new route, TransCanada CEO says

Keystone XL is feasible, though a touch more costly, even after Nebraska regulators imposed an alternative route.

Cryptocurrency mining operation launched by Iron Bridge Resources

Iron Bridge Resources Inc. has announced the formation and launch of a wholly-owned cryptocurrency mining and hosting operation called Iron Chain Technology Corp. (ICT).

Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed

TransCanada Corp. has enough customer interest to go forward with the Keystone XL oil pipeline, if the company decides to build it.

Husky falls as close call with iceberg suspends operations

Husky Energy Inc. tumbled the most in two years after the Canadian energy company suspended operations on its SeaRose offshore vessel in the Atlantic, after receiving a reprimand for a close call with an iceberg.

As crude rallies, Husky may emerge as top oil-sands stock pick

Husky Energy Inc., the best oil-sands stock last year, may emerge as a top pick for investors who are looking to capitalize on surging crude prices and already have shares of the largest Canadian producers.

Simmons Edeco recognized for international growth

Simmons Edeco, a leading supplier of wellhead and valve maintenance, asset integrity solutions and onshore drilling services to the global oil and gas industry, announced that it has received the Great International Growth Award 2017 at the tenth annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards in Great Yarmouth, England.

Canadian Shales: More wells in ‘18, but full recovery remains elusive

Jim Redden, Contributing Editor

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.

Cabot Energy reports Canadian sidetrack well results

Cabot Energy, the AIM quoted oil and gas company focused on production led growth balanced with high impact exploration and appraisal opportunities, provides the provisional results from the drilling and flow test of the 10-32 sidetrack well in the Rainbow area in Canada, which was drilled in December 2017.

International Petroleum Corp. provides update of Canadian acquisition, Malaysia operations

International Petroleum Corp. has provided corporate updates on the previously announced acquisition in Canada and on activities in Malaysia.

Slump in energy cuts value of Canadian mergers to $243.5 billion

A slowdown in big energy deals pushed the value of mergers in Canada lower for the first time since 2013, offsetting a decade-high resurgence in domestic transactions.

Canada's economy unexpectedly stalls as oil production drops

Canada’s economy unexpectedly stalled in October on a decline in oil output, a disappointing kickoff to the final quarter of 2017.

Serinus Energy reports Moftinu 1001 well incident

Serinus Energy Inc. has reported that at 1:49 a.m. CET on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, during routine operation to prepare the Moftinu 1001 well for future production, an unexpected gas release occurred and subsequently ignited.

Canadian oil shippers find rail space is scarce as prices slide

The trains are running late for Canada’s oil producers just when they need them the most.

Canada's oil capital is making leap toward renewable energy

Clean energy is coming to Canada’s oil patch.

Canadian oil collapses amid pipeline and rail bottleneck

Heavy Canadian crude fell to the lowest in almost four years against benchmark prices Tuesday as bottlenecks on pipelines and rail networks crimped exports.

First Oil

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

A need for leadership

NL official says province has much to offer oil and gas investors

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

An interview with Newfoundland and Labrador Minister of Natural Resources Siobhan Coady

Newfoundland and Labrador ranks among top regions globally for upstream potential

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Current dynamics should portend prosperity, but over-regulation could alter the picture.

Noia names 2018 industry achievement awards

Noia is pleased to announce Bill Fanning of Kaverner Canada Ltd. and Stephen Edwards, P.Eng. of ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. as recipients of the Outstanding Contribution Award and Rising Star Award, respectively. These individuals will be recognized at Noia’s Industry Achievement Awards luncheon on March 9, 2018, at the Delta St. John’s Hotel.

Tight focus on costs, single region boosts top Canada oil gainer

Since crude prices sank below $100/bbl three years ago, investors in oil stocks have been sending one clear message to companies: Stick to your knitting.