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2014-08-29 08:21:57

LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The development of the Canadian Oil Sands is one of the largest infrastructure projects in human history. At a time where technology is continually advancing, developments of such scale and importance necessitate end-to-end digitization to maximize the potential, and cost-effectiveness, of these oil reserves. With this in mind, the Oil and Gas Mobility Summit Calgary will bring together senior IT and enterprise mobility...

2014-04-28 12:24:35

After Tour of Region, Sean McGarvey Denounces Anti-Keystone Zealots For Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Upon returning from a tour of the Canadian oil sands region, Sean McGarvey, president of North America's Building Trades Unions, today chastised the radical environmental movement for perpetrating a deliberate misinformation campaign upon the American public with regard to oil sands development and the Keystone pipeline. McGarvey visited the...

2009-06-09 19:00:00

All figures below gross to Syncrude unless otherwise indicated. CALGARY, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX - COS.UN) - Canadian Oil Sands Trust ("Canadian Oil Sands") today reported that the planned turnaround of Coker 8-3 has been completed with Syncrude production ramping up. During the turnaround modifications also were made to the coker with the aim of improving yield and run length. The Coker 8-3 turnaround began on March 17, 2009 and was expected to take approximately two months to...

2009-04-27 11:53:00

CALGARY, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX - COS.UN) - Canadian Oil Sands Trust plans to release its first quarter 2009 results and hold its annual and special meeting of Unitholders on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. (mountain daylight time) in the Ballroom of the Metropolitan Conference Centre, located at 333 Fourth Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta. A live audio Web cast of the meeting can be accessed from Canadian Oil Sands' Web site at: http://www.cos-trust.com. An archived version...

2009-03-23 15:37:00

CALGARY, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX - COS.UN) - Canadian Oil Sands Trust ("Canadian Oil Sands") today announced that it has filed the results of the independent evaluation of its reserves and a review of its resources for the Syncrude Project leases at December 31, 2008 with the Canadian securities administrators on the SEDAR web site. This information also has been posted on Canadian Oil Sands' web site at: http://www.cos-trust.com/investor/Financials/default.aspx. Based on an...

2009-03-17 17:12:00

CALGARY, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX - COS.UN) - Canadian Oil Sands Trust ("Canadian Oil Sands") today reported that the turnaround of Coker 8-3 planned for the first half of 2009 has commenced. The turnaround will include some comprehensive modifications to the unit aimed at improving yield and run length. The turnaround, including the associated modifications, was incorporated in the outlook provided by Canadian Oil Sands on January 28, 2009 and is expected to take approximately...

2008-11-10 18:00:19

Canada's oil sands are arguably worth nearly $1.5 trillion, or more than four times the official estimate, a think tank said Monday. The Canadian Center for the Study of Living Standards placed that value on the energy source despite the recent drop in world oil prices, Canwest news service reported. The official assessment by Statistics Canada is just $342 billion. But the center says the federal agency underestimates the amount of oil the sands contain. "Given the oil sands importance,...


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