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Crude's bull run made this oil-sands producer Canada's top stock

For any investor who was looking to gain from rising oil prices, there may not have been a better way to play the recent bull run than MEG Energy Corp.

Canadian oil supplies to stay tight with Syncrude down for weeks

Canadian crude supplies may remain tight in the coming weeks as Suncor Energy Inc. works to bring its massive Syncrude oil-sands operation back online, a process that the company said won’t be completed until September.

First oil

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

Canada’s E&P sector still trying to regain traction

Steel tariffs: A campaign promise the oil industry hoped Trump would not keep

David Blackmon, Contributing Editor

On March 1, U.S. President Donald Trump announced 25% tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The E&P industry is telling Congress and the administration that this is a bad idea. The real question is “Why Was Anyone Surprised?”

Shell ramps up in Kitimat, raising Canada’s $30-billion LNG hopes

Activity in a remote Canadian town is raising optimism that Shell is ready to start work on its $30-billion LNG terminal that could increase energy exports to Asia.

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 set for steady gains with transport woes abating

Canadian oil prices are poised to continue their slow, steady march upward next year as shipping bottlenecks ease and U.S. refiners look north to fill the gap created by decreasing output from Venezuela, according to Deloitte.

Enbridge pipeline gets Minnesota nod in win for oil sands

Canada’s oil industry just moved one step closer to getting some relief from its pipeline woes.

Noia Oil & Gas Conference 2018 comes to a close

The Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association (Noia) 34th annual oil & gas conference was held this week at the St. John’s Convention Centre. Themed Redefining Oil: The Time is Now, the conference heard from a variety of speakers with the themes of regulatory clarity and investment support.

TransCanada Keystone XL may be one oil pipeline too many

TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL may be one pipeline too many for Canada, at least for now.

Vermilion says Canadian investment angst won better Spartan deal

Vermilion Energy Inc. CEO Anthony Marino said the concerns about the Canadian oil industry’s competitiveness helped his company secure a better price in its purchase of Spartan Energy Corp. this year.

Global Petroleum Show opens in Calgary with revamped format

Amid an atmosphere among the Canadian oil and gas industry that activity is slowly getting better, the Global Petroleum Show (GPS) has opened this morning with an improved lineup of features that include a business and technical conference, and a new GPS Awards Gala.

GPS 2018: CAPP says growth of Canadian oil production remains constrained

During the opening day, Tuesday, of this year’s Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) released its 2018 Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation report.

GPS 2018: CAPP says growth of Canadian oil production remains constrained

During the opening day, Tuesday, of this year’s Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) released its 2018 Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation report.

Corridor Resources to suspend work on Old Harry Project, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence

Corridor Resources Inc. has announced that it has completed its integrated geotechnical analysis of the Old Harry prospect comprised of data from a controlled source electromagnetic survey (CSEM) and reprocessed two dimensional (2D) seismic. Old Harry is a large (43,000-acre), undrilled structure with four-way closure located in approximately 470 m of water in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, straddling the border of Newfoundland and Quebec.

Global Petroleum Show opens in Calgary with revamped format

The Global Petroleum Show opened with an improved lineup of features that include a business and technical conference, and a new GPS Awards Gala. GPS organizers are hoping for/expecting attendance of 50,000 for the three days ending on June 14.

East Canada’s upstream sector hits its next phase

Kurt Abraham, World Oil

One of the industry’s most unique offshore provinces continues to generate activity, both on the exploration and development sides. Along with that comes additional technical innovation.

Exceptional concepts go the distance

Rob Oberhofer, Rodney Schnell, Packers Plus Energy Services

Proven completion technologies combine for an effective, elegant solution.

TGS, PGS announce more 3D multi-client acquisition offshore East Canada

TGS and Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announce that a second vessel, the Ramform Sterling, will be allocated to the 2018 East Canada acquisition program.

TGS announces its seventh onshore seismic project for 2018

TGS announces its seventh onshore seismic project for 2018, Dawson Phase II 3D seismic survey in Canada.