Oil Sands

Upgrading employment to remain flat as oil sands boom continues in Alberta

Employment in the sector expected to grow by 70 per cent over the next decade More →

Super-sized, 780-tonne oil sands vessel hits Highway 63

The Alberta government issued 16,300 permits to heavy haulers shipping over-sized freight through the province More →

Mainline, Voyageur issues reach closure

Natural gas pipeline faces uncertain future in the wake of NEB decision, while upgrader is put out to pasture More →

Alberta keeps stumping for Keystone XL

But a Plan B is needed as the controversial project faces an uncertain future south of the border More →

Bay Street could be where the next battle over the oil sands is waged

Big banks growing wary of investing in the carbon intensive bitumen business More →

State Department releases draft of Keystone XL environmental impact statement

Report says controversial pipeline won't contribute to the growth of the oil sands More →

Sunshine Oilsands keeps searching for deep-pocketed partners

But deals may be hard to come as other Calgary companies look for JVs and U.S. oil production surges More →