07 April

Puget Sound refinery Image: Shell Royal Dutch Shell plc said it expects to make the first profit from pumping oil since the start of the pandemic. Shell’s upstream unit, which largely handles the exploration and production of crude, was able to capture “the upside from the current commodity price environment” in the first quarter, according […]

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07 April

Optimism is returning to the Canadian oil industry as demand rebounds and production follows, Bloomberg has reported , citing the chief of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. "There’s no denying that we’ve been beaten, battered and wounded and industry was faced with some of the biggest challenges last year we’ve ever seen," Tim McMillan […]

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07 April

CALGARY – The CEO of Enbridge Inc. says the company’s ongoing battles with opponents over two of its U.S. oil pipelines will eventually be recognized in higher valuations for those assets as North American energy demand inevitably increases. Al Monaco, speaking on Day 2 of the virtual 2021 Scotiabank CAPP Energy Symposium, says regulatory and […]

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07 April

U.S. President Joe Biden would like to see his proposed $2-trillion package on infrastructure passed by the summer, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday, while analysts estimate that the package could raise demand for oil for building roads. “He’d like to see progress by May and certainly a package through by the […]

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07 April

Proactive steps are needed to keep hydraulic oil clean and machines running. PHOTO: Adobe Stock/Ink drop The presence of contamination in hydraulic fluid can cause system failure, meaning that an appropriate level of oil cleanliness is required to maintain a reliable hydraulic system. The cleaner the oil, the longer excavators, wheel loaders and other equipment […]

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07 April

As we continue toward global oil supply and demand balance with the impacts of the pandemic beginning to slowly fade, there is a renewed focus on ESG and carbon policy by both industry and government. ESG and carbon policy may drive up North American energy production costs In response to the need to strengthen Environmental, […]

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07 April

(Reuters) – Futures for Canada’s main stock index rose on Wednesday as oil prices rose on prospects of a stronger economic growth, boosting commodity stocks. However, gains in crude prices were capped by talks to revive a nuclear deal with Iran, which raised the possibility of an easing of sanctions on the country’s oil exports. […]

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07 April

Despite challenges in Calgary’s oil and gas sector, there is continued strong demand for external expertise in personnel search and recruiting for large and small energy companies, from CFO to Production & Revenue Accountant. It is an employers’ market these days, however, sorting through the increased volume of applicants is onerous and time-consuming. A large […]

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07 April

Think about the last conversation you were part of. What was the context and how did you show up? Was it exploratory? Did it feel like a debate? How much time did you spend speaking versus listening? Chances are good that you had an opinion and you found a way to share it. Most of […]

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07 April

“Leadership is influence – nothing more, nothing less.”—John Maxwell Whether it’s leading an organization, a team, or a family, leadership all starts with being able to lead yourself successfully first. When we can lead ourselves successfully, then we can have the influence that allows us to truly lead others. It’s always an “inside job” first. […]

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