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2013-12-19 16:23:38

LONDON, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:North American Industrial Wastewater Series--Oil and Gas, Canadian Oil SandsEquipment for Water Reuse and Recycling will Improve Oil Extraction in the Canadian Oil SandsWater and wastewater treatment is fast becoming a restraint for the Canadian oil sands industry. With large volumes of fresh water being sourced and with expected growth for extraction in the oil sands, oil operators are...

2013-08-06 16:30:57

MONTREAL, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - SNC-Lavalin (TSX: SNC) has been awarded a contract by MEG Energy to complete the detailed engineering and provide procurement services for Phase 3A of the Christina Lake Regional Project steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) central processing facility in northeast Alberta. The contract's service order represents over 800,000 hours of work. MEG Energy is a pure-play oil sands producer with a large, wholly owned resource base concentrated in...

2013-06-04 08:23:00

Company Estimates it Can Produce Oil at $49 per Barrel SALT LAKE CITY, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Sands Energy Corp. (OTCBB: AMSE, "AMSE" or the "Company"), an oil sands exploration and development company operating in Utah, said today it has developed an "environmental solution" with its proprietary oil sands extraction technology. "Continued testing of our extraction process at our pilot facility confirms that our technology is scalable and environmentally friendly,...

2012-07-25 02:24:51

SALT LAKE CITY, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Sands Energy Corp. (OTCBB: AMSE, "AMSE" or the "Company"), an oil sands exploration and development company operating in the state of Utah, announced today the successful operation of its oil sand recovery pilot facility. The pilot facility, which is based in Phoenix, Arizona, has been operational since early July. Approximately 80 tons of the Company's oil sands were shipped to the facility, which has been able to run at its designed...

2012-07-16 10:22:24

TULSA, Okla., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil Sands and Heavy Oil Technologies Conference returning to Calgary next week for the sixth straight year, July 24-26, is seeing strong support from operating companies. Suncor Energy and ConocoPhillips have both signed up for the event's Operator Partner Program allowing them to send unlimited employees to attend for one set fee. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110627/DA26630LOGO) The conference program has a number of operator...

2012-07-10 02:22:17

PASADENA, Calif., July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that it received a five-year contract from Shell Canada Energy for front end engineering design, engineering, procurement, construction support, commissioning support and related services for the Jackpine Mine Tailings and Infrastructure Program. The Jackpine Mine is one of two mines at Shell's Albian Sands site near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Officials did not disclose the contract...

2012-07-04 18:20:18

ALBERTA, Canada, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. ("Sunshine" or the "Company") (Stock code: 2012) today announced results of its mid-year reserves and resource evaluations, effective as of May 31, 2012. Sunshine's Proved and Probable Reserves plus Contingent Best Estimate Resources have been independently evaluated and have increased substantially above our previous evaluation results which were effective as of November 30, 2011. Estimate of Resources Sunshine's...

2012-06-12 02:21:59

CALGARY, Alberta, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for the industrial and infrastructure markets, will unveil its SMARTMOD(TM) modular evaporator technology for the Oil Sands market at the 2012 Global Petroleum Show, Booth # 7007, Halls D, E. Modular, flexible and redeployable, SMARTMOD is the lowest CAPEX and life cycle cost evaporator system available today. It utilizes vertical tube falling film evaporator design, a proven...

2012-03-27 06:21:42

CALGARY, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - This document corrects and replaces the news release issued at 8:00 a.m. EST on March 27, 2012. The date of the settlement notice should have read March 19, 2012, rather than the previously reported May 19, 2012.  The complete and corrected news release follows. Oilsands Quest Inc. (NYSE Amex: BQI) ("Oilsands Quest" or "the Company") closed the previously disclosed sale of the Company's non-core Eagles Nest asset to Cavalier Energy Inc.,...

2012-03-27 02:21:54

NYSE Amex: BQI CALGARY, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oilsands Quest Inc. (NYSE Amex: BQI) ("Oilsands Quest" or "the Company") closed the previously disclosed sale of the Company's non-core Eagles Nest asset to Cavalier Energy Inc., an unrelated third party, on March 23, 2012, for CDN$7.005 million. On March 26, 2012, Oilsands Quest signed the definitive loan agreements for the previously announced debtor-in-possession financing in the amount of CDN$2.85 million (the "DIP...