NorthAmOil Top Story archive

07 December 2017, Week 48, Issue 487

Tokyo Gas has signed a letter of intent (LoI) on the proposed Alaska LNG project. The Alaskan plan featured strongly in US President Donald Trump’s November visit to Asia, with a memorandum of...

01 December 2017, Week 47, Issue 486

Production has begun at the Hebron field, offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, operator ExxonMobil said on November 28. The project will peak at 150,000 bpd of heavy oil – at 20 degrees API. 

23 November 2017, Week 46, Issue 485

The long-stalled Keystone XL project passed a critical regulatory hurdle on November 20, just days after the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 210,000 gallons (5,000 barrels) of oil in South...

17 November 2017, Week 45, Issue 484

Cenovus Energy announced this week that it was selling its majority stake in the Weyburn carbon dioxide (CO2) enhanced oil recovery (EOR) assets in Saskatchewan to Whitecap Resources for C$940...

09 November 2017, Week 44, Issue 483

Continental Resources reported a net income of US$10.6 million for the third quarter, versus a US$109.6 million loss for the same quarter in 2016. This marks the strongest quarter for the company...

03 November 2017, Week 43, Issue 482

Kinder Morgan Canada has appealed to the Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) to approve construction on its planned Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after failing to gain permits from the city...

27 October 2017, Week 42, Issue 481

Hess posted a net loss of US$624 million for the third quarter of the year, from a US$339 million loss in the same quarter of 2016. 

19 October 2017, Week 41, Issue 480

Cenovus Energy has struck a deal to sell its Palliser oil and gas assets to Torxen Energy and Schlumberger for C$1.3 billion (US$1.0 billion). This is the third asset sale being carried out by...

13 October 2017, Week 40, Issue 479

Apache plans to have spent US$1 billion on its Alpine High asset by the end of 2018, the company’s CEO and president, John Christmann, said in an update on October 9. Apache is also considering a...

06 October 2017, Week 39, Issue 478

Smaller Canadian independent energy companies are having trouble obtaining financing and, as a result, exploration is on a downward trend in the country.

29 September 2017, Week 38, Issue 447

ExxonMobil has announced a new programme to slash methane emissions from its production and midstream facilities across the US.

22 September 2017, Week 37, Issue 476

The province of British Columbia was dealt another blow last week when the consortium behind the proposed Aurora LNG facility announced it would not move forward with the C$28 billion (US$23...

14 September 2017, Week 36, Issue 475

TransCanada is taking a cold look at its planned C$15.7 billion (US$12.9 billion) Energy East pipeline after Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) announced that the review process for the project...

08 September 2017, Week 35, Issue 474

Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (CNRL) has struck a deal to buy a range of heavy oil assets from Cenovus Energy for C$975 million (US$789.8 million). The deal was announced on September 5, with...

1 September, Week 34, Issue 473

Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) said this week that it would hold a series of public hearings, beginning later this year, to determine the route for Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline...

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