While partisans spar over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring oil south from the Alberta tar sands, the U.S. Department of Energy yesterday announced a new technology to make U.S. oil sands and heavy oil viable for refining.
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Canadian Oil Sands Ltd, which owns the largest stake in Syncrude Canada Ltd, said on Tuesday that first-quarter profit fell by nearly half as operating problems and the oil sands facility lowered production
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Set up a year ago by major oil sands companies to share environmental improvements, Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance has little to show in its first year, but is hoping for breakthroughs
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Marathon Oil Corp said on Thursday that negotiations to sell a portion of its 20% stake in the Athabasca Oil Sands Project in Canada had ended without a deal
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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Contaminated water may have spilled into the Athabasca River from a broken pipe at Suncor Energy Inc's oil sands project in northern Alberta, sparking new fears about pollution of the river from the massive oil sands developments along its banks.
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Total SA, Europe’s third-largest oil producer, said earnings fell 7 percent on losses from a cancelled Canadian oil sands project and lower output.
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Hugo Chavez's death on Tuesday could take some lustre away from oil sands if it leads to a more pragmatic approach to oil development in Venezuela
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Imperial Oil Ltd said on Monday its expects its $12.9-billion Kearl oil sands project to begin operating within the next two weeks, more than three months past its original target, but the company cannot yet say how much oil the plant will initially produc
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Imperial Oil Ltd on Saturday said production is underway at its Kearl oil sands project in eastern Alberta, five months after the original target date for the company's biggest undertaking yet
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British Columbia’s provincial election threatens to stymie efforts by Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. and other Alberta oil-sands companies to sell crude to Pacific markets.
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