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Canadian Oil Sands

Possible Game Changer For The Keystone Pipeline Debate

Reuters | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green

(Adds quote from CEO, context) By Catherine Ngai May 21 (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is in talks with customers about s...

Why, Nine Years Later, Keystone XL's Fate Is Still in Limbo

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

The Keystone saga highlights the enormity of the challenge that's ahead of oil sands producers. While Keystone's 830,000 barrels-a-day of throughput is significant, it's still only a fraction of the additional pipeline capacity that will be needed for producers to fulfill their expansion plans.

Are Canadian Energy Stocks Set for a Rebound?

James Stafford | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
James Stafford

As Canadian energy stocks are finally seeing a bit of a push, and demand for Canadian commodities looks set to rise, juniors are confident that economics will ensure that Canadian oil--the cheapest in the world--will find its way to more markets, with or without Washington's approval of Keystone XL.

Hunter Stuart

Four Oil Spills Continue Months Later | Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

Four recent oil spills at a major oil sands extraction site in Canada's Alberta province are still leaking oil into the ground, and officials aren't s...

Cycling Along the Keystone Pipeline: Brampton, N.D.

Carol Hsin | Posted 10.23.2012 | College
Carol Hsin

The largest Keystone pipeline spill -- about 400 barrels -- came from the Ludden pump station in Brampton, N.D., a remote rural town of about 60 people.

Cycling Along the Keystone Pipeline: Roxana, IL

Carol Hsin | Posted 06.26.2012 | College
Carol Hsin

Towers of industry from an oil refinery peek above small houses and trees, forming the background of two small villages in southern Illinois.

Japan and Libya Mark Canada's Energy Victory

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Francis

This fiasco guarantees that the nuclear option, to replace fossil fuels and save the world from the effects of over-population, is about as attractive as having Colonel Gaddafi drop by for dinner.

'Peak Oil' Doesn't Matter

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Are we running out of oil? According to the New York Times, apparently not. But it doesn't matter. We're crazy to rely on it for any longer than we absolutely have to.

The Top 10 Green Business Stories of 2010

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Here's my attempt to capture the most important stories that affected the greening of business in 2010 and my predictions for the future.

The Vision Thing

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Thanks to the Lisa Jackson's foresight, we might not have to kick ourselves some day for making the same mistake with tar sands that we did with deepwater drilling.

The Gulf: Captured By Our Creations

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Whether human beings can regain some choice over their technological and institutional "creations" is doubtful. We've created a world so complex and fragmented that sane or enlightened governance seems impossible.

Gulf Oilpocalypse Has Canada's Rapt Attention

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

In the wake of the Gulf Coast disaster, Canadian federal opposition parties have called for emergency hearings before the Commons Natural Resources Committee to discuss the need for more stringent safeguards against oil spills in Canada's Arctic.

Blame Canada! Country Takes Heat as Global Climate Saboteur

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

Canada's efforts to protect its dirty interests in the Alberta tar sands has put it on a collision course with world efforts to stop global warming.

Top Canadian Banker Explains Green Strategy

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Diane Francis

Canada's banking system is one of the best regulated, and modulated, in the world, which is why no Canadian financial institution went bust during the 1930s Depression.

Palin's Pipeline From Hell

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

There's a stealth dirty oil project sneaking into the U.S. It's called the Canadian Tar Sands, or as the oil industry prefers, Canadian Oil Sands. And it's being brought to you by Sarah Palin and ExxonMobil.