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Alberta’s petrochemicals advantage
5 June 2024
Canada’s oil hub looks to the future amid a supportive geological and investment environment
A positive ending to the Trans Mountain saga
9 May 2024
Pipeline boosts Canada’s oil industry by widening its export options, making it less reliant on US market and bringing Asia into the mix
Future of Canadian tight oil hangs on net-zero progress
2 April 2024
Report by Canada Energy Regulator outlines three different scenarios, with the global push for decarbonisation the key to future production levels
Canadian crude oil’s last big push
11 March 2024
Oil sands set to provide growth over next few years, but infrastructure and policy hurdles could stifle momentum further out
TC Energy returning to its roots
4 March 2024
Leaner North American midstream behemoth looks to strategic success with renewed gas focus
Canadian producers riding another M&A wave
5 December 2023
Low debts levels and the advantages of larger companies among the reasons for the rise in activity
Petchems Report: US a petchems hotbed while Europe struggles
20 November 2023
Low-cost ethane has made the US a premier destination for petchems investments, while in Europe the industry faces economic headwinds
Refining Report: American refiners target biofuels
31 October 2023
Biofuels are leading the way in the US as the region looks to the future with renewable fuels
The Trans Mountain fiasco
16 October 2023
A recent decision by Canada’s energy regulator will see the pipeline’s expansion project avoid yet more additional costs, but it remains blighted by poor economics
Letter from Calgary: World’s energy contradictions in microcosm
29 September 2023
This year’s WPC laid bare the dilemma facing the energy industry and the world at large, with warnings about the dangers of underinvestment in fossil fuels given the immaturity of alternatives
Canada’s west coast LNG projects gain momentum
20 September 2023
Geographical position, long-term demand and decarbonisation efforts continue to support the region’s burgeoning LNG sector
Forecasts of oil sands’ demise greatly exaggerated
18 August 2023
Canadian regulator the CER’s Global Net-Zero scenario paints a gloomy picture for the oil sands, but the analysis may be fundamentally flawed
Letter from Canada: The coming energy war
31 July 2023
Conflict between the federal government and Alberta’s new premier seems inevitable
Canada can step up energy security role – CAPP
24 July 2023
The country’s oil and gas trade association tells Petroleum Economist that Canada has both the means and the responsibility to expand its contribution to global energy security
Suncor getting back on track
28 June 2023
New management looks to focus on oil sands firm’s core upstream and downstream business
Oil sands face uncertain future in post-peak world
31 May 2023
The long-term prospects for the sector may depend on the rate of decline in global oil consumption
Technology the answer for oil sands’ net-zero goals
9 May 2023
The six Canadian producers of the Pathways Alliance look to employ technical innovation and energy efficiency to reach scope one and two targets, says group president Kendall Dilling
Letter from Canada: Oil sands return to domestic ownership
9 May 2023
Continuing exodus of foreign companies means assets are coming back to Canadian-headquartered firms
Higher capex needed for projected oil sands growth
25 April 2023
Producers are not necessarily using their cash on oil sands output
Blueberry River veto casts a long shadow
31 March 2023
Implications of settlement between British Columbia and First Nations group go beyond development of massive Montney shale formation
Canada’s upstream on track to strengthen in 2023
14 March 2023
Coming off a strong rebound year, the Canadian oil patch is on an upward trend, with strong prices and increased spending, but political uncertainty continues to cast a pall long term
Global LNG analysis report 2023 – Part 4
13 March 2023
The fourth and final part of this deep-dive analysis looks at LNG projects planned or underway across the Americas
Alberta’s savings hobbled by oil sands
27 February 2023
Potential bonanza for Heritage Fund is not without caveats
Nova Scotia looks to revive its offshore
20 February 2023
The province on Canada’s eastern coast is attempting to breathe new life into its moribund offshore oil and gas industry
TotalEnergies pushes forward with oil sands spin-off
14 February 2023
The French major has expanded its stake in the Fort Hills mine to make the divestment more attractive
Letter from Canada: LNG export industry in disarray
1 February 2023
Canada at one stage looked set to be a major LNG exporter, but all except four liquefaction projects have fallen by the wayside
Alberta’s Sovereignty Act stokes controversy
23 January 2023
Supporters say the act will deter Ottawa from introducing further legislation affecting oil and gas, while opponents say it creates uncertainty that will harm investment
More to come in Thailand for Valeura
18 January 2023
The Canadian indie is already undergoing rapid growth and is looking for further opportunities in the Southeast Asian country
Outlook 2023: North American natural gas can address the energy trilemma
28 December 2022
US and Canada have the resources to provide affordable, secure and sustainable energy to the global market
Letter from Canada: Greater volatility ahead for WCS discount
15 December 2022
International events, rather than infrastructure bottlenecks, have undermined prices for Western Canadian crude
Exodus from Canada’s oil sands continues
17 November 2022
Companies are still fleeing the carbon-heavy assets, despite the industry committing to net-zero emissions by 2050 through the Pathways Alliance
Southern Energy eyes expansion in the Deep South
7 November 2022
The Canadian independent has ambitious plans in Mississippi
Letter from Canada: New Alberta premier brings uncertainty
21 October 2022
Danielle Smith’s proposals to take power back from Ottawa do not even have the oil and gas sector’s support
Western Canada’s summertime gas glut
17 October 2022
Pipeline maintenance is restricting routes to market, leading some producers to shut in production as prices fall
Nuclear SMRs could decarbonise Canada’s oil sands sector
2 September 2022
But cost and commercialisation timeframes may prove a barrier to adoption
Canada’s midstream rivals eye LNG opportunities
1 September 2022
The country’s pipeline owners are poised to capitalise as North American LNG export projects proliferate
Letter from Canada: Federal government attempts emissions strategy
24 August 2022
Federal carbon pricing options may allow the central government to outflank provincial opposition
Letter from Canada: Risk of windfall profit tax grows
28 July 2022
Governments around the world are under pressure to implement windfall profit taxes on oil and gas companies, and Canada may be poised to follow suit
Suncor cuts deal with activist investor
25 July 2022
The embattled producer has sought a truce with Elliott Investment Management and brought in new blood to the board
NL offshore has potential for new heights
8 July 2022
Commercial oil discoveries off Newfoundland and Labrador could see three or four new fields coming online in the next ten years
Letter from Canada: Trudeau’s oil pipeline tangle
6 July 2022
Federal policy in recent years has severely limited the country’s ability to raise exports
Pipelines pose problem for Canada’s west coast LNG exports
5 July 2022
The only two projects to have taken FID so far are still not on easy street
LNG NL ‘perfectly positioned’ for a future of high politics and low carbon
1 July 2022
The proposed East Coast liquefaction terminal is trumpeting a number of advantages over competing schemes
Ottawa’s East Coast LNG export support comes with strings
29 June 2022
The federal government looks likely to put stringent conditions on projects aiming to alleviate Europe’s gas crunch
Goldboro LNG gets back on track
27 June 2022
Renewed appetite for quick solutions to get gas to Europe has combined with a more scalable solution to revitalise liquefaction ambitions
Indigenous-led Cedar LNG puts emphasis on shared values
21 June 2022
The west coast liquefaction plant aims to set a standard for responsible resource development
Canada’s LNG export rebirth
20 June 2022
Europe’s ambitions for a Russian import freeze are a boon to a previously stalled sector
High profits double-edged sword for oil sands producers
7 June 2022
Overflowing coffers are likely to impress shareholders but not politicians being asked for decarbonisation subsidies
Licensing round June update
7 June 2022
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Letter from Canada: Alberta looks beyond Kenney
31 May 2022
The province’s governing party is struggling to come to terms with the oil and gas industry’s new focus on the energy transition
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