http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Teck cancellation in Alberta may signal the end of oil sands mining https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/2/25/teck-cancellation-in-alberta-may-signal-the-end-of-oil-sands-mining The cancellation of Teck Resources' Frontier project in northern Alberta - which envisaged producing more crude than OPEC member Gabon - epitomizes the struggles of an industry that has already seen most foreign investors flee... Oil sands capital spending set for first gain since 2014 crash https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/1/30/oil-sands-capital-spending-set-for-first-gain-since-2014-crash Capital spending in the world’s third-largest crude reserves is projected to rise 8.4% to C$11.6 billion ($8.8 billion) this year, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, the industry’s main lobbying group. Ovintiv faces investor test on shale after rebranding from Encana https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/1/29/ovintiv-faces-investor-test-on-shale-after-rebranding-from-encana Now based in Denver, Ovintiv Inc. will update investors Wednesday on its progress for the shale oil assets in Oklahoma it amassed after the $5.5 billion acquisition of Newfield Exploration Co. in 2018. The last barrel https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2020/january-2020/columns/the-last-barrel Hope for the Canadian oil industry? Cold blast freezes Canadian oil sands solid, forcing lower prices https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/1/16/cold-blast-freezes-canadian-oil-sands-solid-forcing-lower-prices Temperatures of -30 degrees Celsius (-22 Fahrenheit) and lower have descended on Alberta and Saskatchewan -- cold enough to render the region’s viscous oil rock solid. Canadian gas prices rise after new pipeline rules dampen volatility https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/1/14/canadian-gas-prices-rise-after-new-pipeline-rules-dampen-volatility Canadian natural gas is trading at the highest price relative to U.S. benchmarks in about 10 months after producers cut back on drilling and a rule change on a key Alberta pipeline system last year helped better manage flows of the fuel. Canada’s Cenovus joins oil-sands producers targeting net zero emissions https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/1/9/canada-s-cenovus-joins-oil-sands-producers-targeting-net-zero-emissions Cenovus Energy Inc. joined some of its oil-sands peers in setting a goal of reaching net-zero emissions from its operations, part of a push to improve the industry’s reputation and win over environmentally minded investors. Canadian crude-by-rail shipments ready to surge, spurring new investment https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/12/19/canadian-crude-by-rail-shipments-ready-to-surge-spurring-new-investment Crude-by-rail capacity in Alberta is expected to grow by 100,000 bpd in December after the provincial government eased production limits for oil transported by train, the Energy Ministry said Wednesday. Chevron’s LNG exit adds to roster of companies walking away from Canadian energy https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/12/12/chevron-s-lng-exit-adds-to-roster-of-companies-walking-away-from-canadian-energy The U.S. oil giant called time on its Kitimat LNG plant on Wednesday, saying it plans to sell its 50% stake and that the project “will not be funded by Chevron and may be of higher value to another company.” Oil sands producers curtail spending amid production limits, export challenges https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/12/3/oil-sands-producers-curtail-spending-amid-production-limits-export-challenges Capital spending in Canada’s oil-sands reserves look set to continue to dwindle as pipeline bottlenecks persist and the Alberta government’s production limits remain in place.