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10 September 2020

Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission loses $1.4bn on Sturgeon refinery

9 September 2020

The Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission has disclosed that it lost CAD1.88bn ($1.43bn) in 2019 on the Sturgeon refinery, which suffered from delays and cost overruns.

Permian drillers scramble for federal permits ahead of election

9 September 2020

Permitting on federal land in the Permian Basin has spiked ahead of the US presidential election, on concerns that Joe Biden would restrict new drilling on such land.

NRG: A sense of uncertainty

8 September 2020

World oil markets have regained some ground, but the industry continues to experience conflict on a number of fronts.

Dramatic fall reported in Canadian oil and gas spending

3 September 2020

Statistics Canada announced last week that capital expenditure by the country’s oil and gas industry had fallen 54% sequentially in the second quarter of 2020.

PetroChina, Ovintiv terminate Duvernay joint venture

3 September 2020

State-run PetroChina and independent Ovintiv have terminated their eight-year old joint venture that operates assets in the liquid-rich Duvernay shale gas play in Alberta Province.

Energy sector job cuts loom in North America and beyond

3 September 2020

A number of oil and gas companies have warned of looming job cuts in North America, as well as elsewhere in the world.

Schlumberger offloading fracking business to Liberty

3 September 2020

Oilfield services giant Schlumberger has agreed to offload its North American hydraulic fracturing business to Liberty Oilfield Services.

US LNG exports bouncing back after Hurricane Laura disruptions

3 September 2020

US LNG exports are expected to rebound fairly promptly after Hurricane Laura – which passed through the Gulf of Mexico and made landfall in Louisiana – disrupted operations at major export terminals last week. But some obstacles remain.