http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil First oil https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/columns/first-oil Canada’s EandP sector still trying to regain traction Petrolia Energy acquires interest in oil and gas properties in Southwest Canada https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/6/petrolia-energy-acquires-interest-in-oil-and-gas-properties-in-southwest-canada Petrolia Energy Corporation is pleased to announce that it has acquired a 25% working interest in the Luseland, Hearts Hill, and Cuthbert fields, located in Southwest Saskatchewan and Eastern Alberta, Canada. Canadian oil has record day after Enbridge scraps new rules https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/5/canadian-oil-has-record-day-after-enbridge-scraps-new-rules Canadian crude surged by the most ever after Enbridge Inc. said it won’t implement a new procedure to stop shippers from claiming more space than they can use on a key pipeline linking Alberta’s oil sands with U.S. refineries. Alberta looks beyond oil as crash leaves balanced budget far off https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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.