Latest Athabasca Oil Sands Stories

2011-06-24 05:40:00

The caribou population in the Athabasca Oil Sands area in Alberta, Canada could be extinct in 30 years due to human activity, according to new research.

2011-06-17 19:53:00

VANCOUVER, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50 protests in over 20 countries this weekend will dramatically escalate the growing controversy about the global and local impacts of Canadian Tar Sands fuel consumption on community health, Canada's Boreal forests, and global climate. Stretching from North America's west coast to Eastern Europe, the breadth of actions illustrate that Canada's risky extreme energy project in the Tar Sands faces stiff resistance from a global...

2011-05-17 20:15:00

CALGARY, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX:PMT) - Perpetual Energy Inc. ("Perpetual" or the "Corporation") releases its financial and operating results for the first quarter of 2011.

2011-05-17 07:00:00

CUSIP # 678046 10 3 NYSE Amex: BQI CALGARY, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - Oilsands Quest Inc.

2011-05-16 06:30:00

CALGARY, May 16 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX: PMT) - Perpetual Energy Inc.

2011-05-05 07:00:00

Tests demonstrate wide operating range of Ivanhoe Energy's HTL(TM) (Heavy-to-Light) technology CALGARY, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) and Dr.

2011-05-04 09:00:00

CALGARY, Alberta, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shell today announced the successful start of production from its Scotford Upgrader Expansion project in Canada.

2011-03-28 07:30:00

TULSA, Okla., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today that it has signed a long-term agreement to produce up to 17,000 barrels per day (bpd) of ethane and ethylene for NOVA Chemicals Corporation in Alberta, Canada. Williams plans to invest CA$311 million to expand its two primary facilities in Alberta to support the new agreement.

2010-11-04 07:00:00

Initial output of 20,000 barrels per day projected in 2013 CALGARY, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ - David Dyck, President and Chief Operating Officer of Ivanhoe Energy Inc.

2010-09-29 14:15:00

President Obama Should Stop Keystone XL Pipeline EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Avatar Director James Cameron called for an end to plans to expand Canada's tar sands oil development, also known as the most destructive project on Earth.

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