Search for oil sands

30.06.2014 Unconventional energy boom drives oil and gas patents to record

A boom in the search for unconventional forms of energy such as shale gas or oil sands has led to a record high in new oil and gas patents filed across the world, research published by Thomson Reuters' legal business showed.

30.05.2014 Norway’s Statoil, PTTEP divide Canadian oil sands interests

On Wednesday, 28 May 2014, Statoil and PTT Exploration and Production completed the agreement to divide their respective interests in the Kai Kos Dehseh (KKD) oil sands project in northeast Alberta, Canada, Statoil’s press office said on May 29.

09.04.2014 Norway’s Statoil presents the 2013 Oil Sands Report

Statoil’s oil sands production decreased slightly in 2013, its press office said on April 8. CO2 intensity rose due to facility maintenance and the integration of pilot technologies to reduce long-term CO2 intensity.

14.02.2014 Canada’s Cenovus oil sands production up 14% in 2013

Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) continued to deliver on its commitments in 2013, increasing oil sands production 14% and maintaining a strong balance sheet as it expanded its oil operations, Cenovus press service said on February 13.

31.01.2014 Norway’s Statoil swap Canadian oil sands assets with Thailand’s PTTEP

Statoil and the Thai exploration and production company PTTEP have signed an agreement to divide their respective interests in the Kai Kos Dehseh (KKD) oil sands project in Alberta, Canada, Statoil’s press office said on January 30.

08.01.2014 Thai PTTEP to review oil sands project in Canada

Thailand's top oil and gas explorer, PTT Exploration and Production Pcl (PTTEP) said on January 7 it is reviewing its investment in the KKD oil sands project in Canada due to higher costs, Reuters has reported.

06.11.2013 Oil Sands Pose Challenge to Environment in Canada

Canada’s oil industry is producing more greenhouse gas emissions per barrel than it did five years ago, despite Alberta regulations aimed at curbing them and growing political pressure on the industry from governments in the United States and Europe concerned about clima

31.10.2013 Suncor, Total, Teck to Invest USD 13.5 Billion in Oil Sands

Suncor Energy on October 30 announced that, together with joint venture co-owners Total E&P Canada Ltd. and Teck Resources Limited., it has voted unanimously to proceed with the Fort Hills oil sands mining project.

20.09.2013 WorleyParsons Announces EPC Contract For Mackay River Commercial Oil Sands Project

WorleyParsons, in conjunction with our consortium partner CPECC Canada Ltd (a subsidiary of the China Petroleum Engineering and Construction Corporation), is pleased to announce the award of a contract for the engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction (EPC)

02.08.2013 Major West-to-East Oil Pipeline Proposed in Canada

TransCanada announced plans Thursday for the construction of a $12 billion pipeline to carry oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Atlantic seaboard, Global Energy World has reported.