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2015-03-02 16:25:46

CALGARY, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") announces that it has received payment of $302.5 million from Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited (now

2015-02-24 23:00:45

As expected, President Barack Obama today vetoed a bill urging the administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil from the Alberta tar sands in Canada to refineries

2015-02-12 08:23:24

Proved bitumen reserves up 7% -- Combined oil sands production averaged more than 128,000 barrels per day (bbls/d) net in 2014, up 25% from 2013. -- Non-fuel operating

2015-02-10 08:24:24

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Sands Energy Corp.

2015-02-06 12:21:56

Canada Encourages Cooperation on Effective, Meaningful, Science-Based Environmental Measures CALGARY, Feb.

2015-02-05 08:25:22

LONDON, February 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As Canadian oil sands companies struggle with high production costs and low prices, and North American shale producers are forced

2015-01-30 16:22:12

Panel's recommendations will be seriously considered by MAC and its members OTTAWA, Jan.

2015-01-16 08:22:07

LONDON, January 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oil Sands and Heavy Oil CAPEX, OPEX and Production Forecasts Report Details Enhanced oil recovery (EOR)


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.