06 November

Image: Cenovus Energy The CHOA Journal is put together by a volunteer editorial committee. Editor Deborah Jaremko, JWN Technical Editor Gord Stabb, Durando Resources Corporation Committee Members KC Yeung, KC Yeung Canadian Enterprise Inc. Adrian Dodds, Kaizen Engineering Inc. Harris Naseer, PoreFlow Energy Consultants Inc. Disclaimer The purpose of the CHOA Journal is to publicize […]

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06 November

by Grant Ferguson 1 and Sian Loveless 2 Department of Civil, Geological and Environmental Engineering, University of Saskatchewan British Geological Survey, Cardiff, Wales The differences between the English* and Canadian experiences of unconventional hydrocarbon development were apparent at a meeting co-hosted by the British Geological Survey, Geological Society of London and IAH in London in […]

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06 November

In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, file photo trader Jeffrey Vazquez, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Nov. 6. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) TORONTO — North American markets all closed higher on election day as the prospect of increased […]

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06 November

Oil prices took a noticable hit on Tuesday morning, as markets adjusted to the "new normal" of U.S. sanctions on Iran. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) – U.S. monthly oil production jumped to 11.3 million barrels per day in August, a new all-time record high. Production in Texas topped 4.6 mb/d […]

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06 November

Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi. Image: Union of BC Municipalities/Flickr OTTAWA — Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi has personally met with leaders of nearly two dozen Indigenous communities since the Federal Court of Appeal struck down federal approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion in August. The government is doing additional consultations with Indigenous communities […]

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06 November

Image: Joey Podlubny/JWN Cenovus Energy is ramping up operations at its Bruderheim crude by rail terminal, and not just in order to load its own oil production. The company is also helping clear the heavy oil glut out of western Canada by shipping volumes from another operator. MEG Energy Corp. says its has entered into […]

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06 November

The Canadian Petroleum Hall of Fame Society is honouring six men and women as its 2018 inductees at a special luncheon Nov. 23 at the Calgary Petroleum Club. In a series to be published weekly on the Daily Oil Bulletin and jwnenergy.com, writer R.P. Stastny profiles each of the inductees. Today: Hank Swartout Hank Swartout […]

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06 November

OTTAWA – Canada’s spy agency says many members of the environmental and Indigenous communities see the federal purchase of the Trans Mountain pipeline as a betrayal, and suggests that could intensify opposition to expanding the project. A Canadian Security Intelligence Service assessment highlights a renewed sense of indignation among protesters and clearly indicates the spy […]

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06 November

Several of the largest oil and gas midstream companies have reported Q3 earnings, giving a glimpse into the midstream side of the industry. The conference calls of Enbridge (ticker: ENB), TransCanada (ticker: TRP), Enterprise Products Partners (ticker: EPD) and Kinder Morgan (ticker: KMI), which represent over $410 billion in combined enterprise value, can give an […]

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06 November

As the biggest Canadian oil producers reported Q3 earnings in the past two weeks, analysts were more interested in the companies’ expectations about takeaway capacity rather than earnings, due to the record-wide price differential of Canada’s heavy oil to WTI. Acknowledging that the record low prices of Western Canadian Select (WCS)—the benchmark price of oil […]

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