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Scott Haggett

Oil-rich Alberta lifts levy on carbon output, ups target for cuts

Jun 25 2015

CALGARY, Alberta Oil-rich Alberta will raise the cost of greenhouse-gas emissions for large industrial plants and boost targets for emission cuts as its new government took action on Thursday to strengthen the Canadian province's environmental reputation.

Imperial delays target for next Kearl oil sands expansion

Jun 17 2015

CALGARY, Alberta, June 17 Imperial Oil Ltd said on Wednesday it will delay plans to boost the output of its Kearl oil sands project, backing off its 2020 fixed date for the next expansion phase.

Enbridge shippers question regulator's delay of pipeline to Montreal

Jun 15 2015

CALGARY, Alberta, June 15 The two biggest customers on Enbridge Inc's newly reversed pipeline to carry Western Canadian oil from Sarnia, Ontario, to Montreal want to meet Canada's energy regulator to find out why the pipeline's opening has been delayed by months.

Alberta finance minister sees C$5 billion deficit this year

Jun 11 2015

CALGARY, Alberta Alberta, the largest source of U.S. oil imports, will probably run a budget deficit of about C$5 billion ($4.1 billion) this fiscal year as low oil prices cut into its revenues, the Western Canadian province's new finance minister said on Thursday.

CNRL, Cenovus wait to resume oil production lost to wildfires

Jun 04 2015

CALGARY, Alberta, June 4 Production at two of Canada's major oil sands operations remained suspended on Thursday as wildfires continue to rage in northern Alberta.

Canada's Alberta pledges new climate regulations by month's end

Jun 02 2015

CALGARY, Alberta Alberta, the Canadian province whose carbon-intensive oil sands are the largest source U.S. oil imports, said on Tuesday it would have new climate change regulations in place by June 30, when the current rules expire.

Alberta wildfires retreat slowly, 10 percent of oil sands crude shut in

Jun 01 2015

CALGARY, Alberta Firefighters made progress tackling wildfires in the key oil-producing region of northern Alberta on Monday, although a number of oil sands projects stayed shut down, keeping around 10 percent of total oil sands production offline.

Alberta wildfires retreat slowly, 10 pct of oil sands crude shut in

Jun 01 2015

CALGARY, Alberta, June 1 Firefighters made progress tackling wildfires in the key oil-producing region of northern Alberta on Monday, although a number of oil sands projects stayed shut down, keeping around 10 percent of total oil sands production offline.

Alberta wildfires burn for 6th day, 10 percent of oil sands crude offline

May 28 2015

CALGARY, Alberta Firefighters battled wildfires in northern Alberta, Canada's biggest crude-producing region, for a sixth day on Thursday, with two blazes near oil sands facilities still out of control.

Alberta wildfires burn for 6th day, 10 pct of oil sands crude offline

May 28 2015

CALGARY, Alberta, May 28 Firefighters battled wildfires in northern Alberta, Canada's biggest crude-producing region, for a sixth day on Thursday, with two blazes near oil sands facilities still out of control.

World News

U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.