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Alberta needs 'iron fist' to enforce oilsands royalty rules

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Alberta oilsands companies could be claiming higher costs to reduce the amount of royalties they must pay to the provincial government.
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Alberta failing aboriginal people in the oilsands area: report

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The report should raise questions about the oilsands projects that have been approved since the plan came into force, said Eriel Deranger, spokeswoman for the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation.
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Energy giant CNRL derails full public inquiry into foreign workers' deaths

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Chinese temporary foreign workers were killed in a 2007 workplace accident at CNRL's Horizon oilsands site in northern Alberta.
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Cenovus signals more job cuts ahead as it plans to cut spending further

CBC.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Calgary-based oilsands producer and refiner is also reducing its first quarter dividend by 69 per cent to five cents per share.
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Rex Murphy on Calgary: 'Where are the city's allies?'

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The attitude of the greens and their allied provocateurs, Dalton McGuinty to name but one premier from that time, all the dim-minded celebrities that took their jaunts to the oilsands to mewl over its planet-destroying potential - the Suzukis and Neil ...
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Husky layoffs confirmed as Calgary company continues cost-cutting

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
That includes producing wells from northeastern B.C. to southeastern Saskatchewan, as well as pipelines and storage tanks in the Lloydminster area, but no oilsands or heavy oil assets. Social media postings suggest that many of the positions cut were ...
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Suncor posts $2 billion loss in last quarter of 2015

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Suncor Energy, Canada's biggest oilsands player, has posted a net loss of $2 billion for the final three months of 2015 as it was walloped by the steep drop in crude prices.

Some pet coke piles contain cancer-causing carcinogens, study finds

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
When piles of black petroleum coke were stored on the United States' side of the Detroit River in 2013, people in Windsor, Ont.
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Don't hold your breath for a Saudi-led OPEC push to cut output

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
For high-cost producers the world over, including those in Alberta's oil sands, the consequences of that strategy become more evident with each cutback to capital spending and every time another project is shelved.
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Alberta royalty review insight from a Calgary economist

CBC.ca - ‎Jan 31, 2016‎
Ideally, we would tax resource rents directly. In oilsands, we come (somewhat) close already, so the panel only recommends improved transparency in how costs are calculated.

Laid-off Alberta workers retrain for non-trades jobs

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Brendon Cunningham used to see a future in oil-stained coveralls. Now he sees a business suit. The 25-year-old says he was one of the first to lose his oilsands job with Shell Albian Sands when Alberta's economy spiraled downward in early 2015. Less ...
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Alberta royalty review recommends few changes for oil and gas industry

CBC.ca - ‎Jan 29, 2016‎
Oilsands royalties won't change. Conventional oil and gas wells will pay a minimum royalty of five per cent of revenue until they have recovered costs.
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Justin Trudeau blames Conservatives for 'politicized' NEB process, won't rush Energy East

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would not commit to green-lighting the divisive Energy East pipeline today and instead slammed his predecessors for interfering in what he said should be a rigorous scientific process.
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Canadians ask Trudeau the tough questions — and some answers don't come easy

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
At least, that's what Danny, the oilsands worker from Alberta, demonstrated. He wanted to know the government's plan to save the oil fields and keep everyone working.

Shell plans job cuts as profit drops 44%

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Royal Dutch Shell said fourth-quarter earnings tumbled 44 percent as the collapse in oil prices took its toll on another European oil company.
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Imperial Oil Q4 profit plunges 84% to $102M on lower prices

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
The result included a $289-million net loss for Imperial's upstream operations, which include oilsands, conventional oil and natural gas production.
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370 laid off people in Calgary attend employment workshop

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
More than 350 Calgarians who have lost their jobs recently - many of of them in oil and gas - were told in a workshop that they may have better luck applying their skills outside the energy industry.
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TransCanada tries to win over Quebec on Energy East pipeline

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
​TransCanada's Energy East pipeline would carry 1.1 million barrels of crude oil per day from Alberta to refineries in eastern Canada and New Brunswick.
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Canadian dollar closes above 72 cents US as oil rallies

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The Canadian dollar gained more than a full cent today, closing at 72.61 cents US, up 1.32 cents from Thursday. It was the loonie's first finish above 72 cents US since the start of the year.
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Trans Mountain NEB hearing sees anti-pipeline protest in Calgary

CBC.ca - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
About a dozen demonstrators gathered outside National Energy Board offices in Calgary to protest against Kinder Morgan's proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.
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