http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Cenovus Energy reaches production milestone in northern Alberta https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/11/cenovus-energy-reaches-production-milestone-in-northern-alberta Cenovus Energy Inc. has announced that on July 10, 2019, the company reached 1 Bbbl of cumulative production from its Foster Creek and Christina Lake oil sands facilities in northern Alberta. Cenovus is the first company to produce 1 Bbbl of oil using steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) technology. Emotions remain high in Alberta’s oil and gas sector https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/6/13/emotions-remain-high-in-alberta-s-oil-and-gas-sector It’s been two days now, since a large crowd gathered in the outdoor exhibit area of the Global Petroleum Show (GPS), at Calgary’s Stampede Park, to participate in a pro-pipeline, pro-oil rally. Alberta’s Kenney offers Canadian industry optimism https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/6/13/alberta-s-kenney-offers-canadian-industry-optimism Speaking to the 51st annual Global Petroleum Show in Calgary on Tuesday, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney tried to paint a picture of a brighter future for a Canadian EandP industry weary after several years of depressed activity. World of oil and gas https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/june-2019/news-resources/world-of-oil-and-gas Several months ahead of schedule, Shell Offshore Inc., a Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary—alongside partner CNOOC Petroleum Offshore SA, Inc., a subsidiary of CNOOC Limited—has begun producing at its Appomattox floating production system. Canada expects a quiet, flat year for EandP activity https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/february-2019/special-focus/canada-expects-a-quiet-flat-year-for-ep-activity A year ago, things appeared to be looking up for Canada’s oil patch, but that proved unfounded. In early 2019, more uncertainty and pessimism are in the air, and little on the horizon provides hope for improvement. ConocoPhillips’ Greg Leveille sees rapid trajectory of technical advancement continuing https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2019/february-2019/features/conocophillips-greg-leveille-sees-rapid-trajectory-of-technical-advancement-continuing In an exclusive interview with World Oil Editor-in-Chief Kurt Abraham, ConocoPhillips Chief Technology Officer Greg Leveille discusses the technical issues facing global EandP, particularly as relates to the many U.S. unconventional plays PSAC forecast update shows deteriorating investor confidence https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/1/31/psac-forecast-update-shows-deteriorating-investor-confidence In its first update to the 2019 Canadian Drilling Activity Forecast, the Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) has revised the number of wells drilled (rig released) across Canada for 2019 to 5,600 wells. Canada's rig count plunges by more than half in two weeks https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/12/30/canadas-rig-count-plunges-by-more-than-half-in-two-weeks Where have all the rigs gone? Canada offers producers $1.1 billion in aid, Alberta sniffs dismissively https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/12/18/canada-offers-producers-11-billion-in-aid-alberta-sniffs-dismissively The Canadian government announced $1.1 billion (C$1.5 billion) in loans for the oil and gas sector, as well as some government funding for unspecified projects, after a supply glut sank heavy crude prices to as low as $13.46/bbl last month. Alberta works to buy crude rail cars amid record low oil prices https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/11/28/alberta-works-to-buy-crude-rail-cars-amid-record-low-oil-prices Alberta is working to buy rail cars to help ship more crude as pipeline bottlenecks have the oil-rich province grappling with historic low prices for its energy products.