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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. (TSX: IE, NASDAQ: IVAN) announced today that the company has completed a major milestone towards commercial production at its Tamarack Project with the submission of its regulatory application to the Government of Alberta. The application is for the development of an integrated in-situ heavy oil project to be built in two...

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. Cameron spent several days this week touring tar sands developments in Alberta and meeting with both tar sands advocates from the oil industry and opponents of the project, including indigenous communities who say their...

2010-09-28 14:50:00

CALGARY, Canada, September 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc ("Shell") (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) reconfirmed strong momentum in its businesses in the Americas for a group of shareholders and analysts today, visiting Upstream assets in Canada. Shell's oil & gas production in the region could reach 1 million barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2014, an increase of some 40% on current levels, subject to the pace of investment, which could be some $40 billion for...

2010-09-13 05:00:00

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ CALGARY, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. (TSX: ATH) (AOSC) and Excelsior Energy Limited (Excelsior) (TSXV: ELE) are pleased to announce they have entered into an arrangement agreement whereby AOSC will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares ("Excelsior Shares") of Excelsior (the "Transaction") by way of Plan of Arrangement under the Business...

2010-08-04 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ASKE), a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and technology company today announced progress on two key business development initiatives aimed at increasing the Company's exposure to international markets and securing key personnel. "Our pending acquisition of Engineering Technology, Inc. has resulted in several, exciting business development opportunities for Alaska Pacific Energy,"...

2010-08-03 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that a project it will carryout with Suncor Energy Inc. has received funding from Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) for clean technology research and development projects. The project, the Alberta Oil Sands Energy Efficiency and GHG Mitigation Roadmap study, will quantify potential GHG emissions reductions from technology and operational improvements in...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Pacific Energy Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ASKE) ("APEC" or the "Company"), a publicly traded oil and gas exploration and technology company, today issued the following letter to shareholders from the Company's Chairman and President, Jim King, Sr.: Dear Shareholders, Over the past several months management has undertaken several key initiatives aimed at increasing our exposure to a broader base of investors, generating revenue,...

2010-07-29 05:00:00

CALGARY, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. (TSX: ATH) (AOSC) announces it has filed its financial statements and management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2010. These documents can be retrieved electronically from SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or from AOSC's website (www.aosc.com). AOSC Updates 2010 Activities AOSC achieved several important milestones in the first half of 2010: it closed its joint venture with a...

2010-06-15 08:33:00

DALLAS, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports Announces it Will Carry The Future of the South and Central America Oil Market, Forecasts and Trends to 2015 - Huge Offshore Finds Drive Investment Opportunities (http://www.reportsandreports.com/Report/24010/) Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/the-future-of-the-south-and- central-america-oil-market-forecasts/ (Due to the length of this URL,...

2010-06-08 14:30:00

CALGARY, June 8 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) said today a protest against development of Canada's oil sands is a misguided attempt to promote environmental activism based on misinformation and rhetoric, not facts. "The Canadian oil and gas industry is committed to achieving an appropriate balance of what energy consumers tell us they want - environmental protection, economic growth and safe, reliable energy supplies," said CAPP president Dave Collyer....


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