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Canadian shale drillers feel Permian-type pain as prices collapse

The Permian basin isn’t the only oil field facing pressure from pipeline bottlenecks.

Battered oil-sands servicers pin hopes on Shell's LNG project

After years of suffering through plunging energy prices and declining spending by oil-sands companies, Canada’s oilfield-service industry is seeing a light on the horizon.

Massive new mine signals an oil-sands revival

A colossal Canadian oil-sands project may be showing the way forward for an industry many thought would never see new investments.

Canadian crude prices collapse as Alberta glut grows

Canadian crude prices are plunging once again as repairs were completed on Alberta’s second-biggest oil sands upgrader and production surged from a new mine.

Total divests interest in Joslyn oil sands project in Alberta

Total, together with its partners, has agreed to sell the Joslyn oil sands project in Alberta, Canada, to Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) for an overall consideration of C$225 million.

Eastern Canada is finding new (non-U.S.) customers for its oil

Canada is finding new customers for its Newfoundland oil.

Trudeau's oil pipeline gamble faces major test in court ruling

The Trans Mountain pipeline, which Justin Trudeau’s government is purchasing from Kinder Morgan, faces a major test on Thursday as a court decides if the conduit’s long-awaited expansion can advance or gets delayed for years.

Wavefront commences powerwave operations in India

Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc., the advanced IOR and EOR company, has commenced the previously announced powerwave well stimulation campaign in India.

TransCanada's shale gas pipe cost jumps by $1 billion

TransCanada Corp. won a 49% price increase for space on the pipeline it’s building to haul shale gas from Appalachian fields as labor shortages and escalating land prices pushed construction costs almost $1 billion higher.

Fugro acquires data in frontier region seep hunting program, offshore eastern Canada

Fugro has successfully completed the geophysical acquisition portion of a 2018 Carson Basin seep hunting program in offshore eastern Canada.

Eastern Canadian LNG project wins buyers in shadow of Western rival

Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s giant liquefied natural gas project in western Canada may be grabbing the headlines, but a smaller rival in the east is busy lining up another customer from Europe.

Energy deals decline in Canada as oil rally heals slump's scars

Investors have been pushing Canadian energy companies to merge so they can cut costs and combine resources. That isn’t going so well this year.

Canadian heavy oil near five-year low prompts drilling cuts

Canadian heavy oil is the weakest in almost five years, leading Canada’s largest producer to focus on drilling for lighter crude.

Oil drives Canada's fastest economic growth spurt in a year

Canada’s economy grew at the fastest pace in a year with gains led by crude oil, further evidence of a solid expansion even as trade tensions with the U.S. remain a threat.

TGS, PGS announce Lewis Hills 3D multi-client project offshore East Canada

TGS and PGS announce the commencement of a new 3D multi-client project in East Canada. The Lewis Hills 3D Geostreamer survey will cover approximately 3,400 km² in an active Newfoundland area of the Flemish Pass basin.

Suncor cash flow soothes investor concerns over Syncrude outage

Suncor Energy Inc. managed to largely allay investors’ concerns over the most recent production problem at its massive Syncrude facility by highlighting its increasing cash flow and returning more of those funds to shareholders.

TGS announces expansion of onshore seismic project in Canada

TGS announces expansion of its 2018 onshore seismic survey Dawson Phase II in Canada.

LNG terminal poised to boost struggling Canadian gas producers

A LNG terminal in British Columbia will re-focus people on Canadian gas, according to the manager of $377 million in assets for Bank of Nova Scotia.

‘Bridge to Nowhere’ leaves pent-up Permian gas problems unsolved

A major Mexican pipeline opened this week after almost two years of delays. That’s the good news for drillers across the border who are seeking an expanded market for natural gas siphoned from the pent-up Permian basin.

Emerge Energy Services to open new frac sand terminal in British Columbia

Superior Silica Sands LLC, a subsidiary of Emerge Energy Services LP, has announced that it has signed an agreement with a third-party logistics provider, Torq Energy Logistics Ltd., to open a new frac sand terminal in Buick, British Columbia.