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KBR Wins Fort Hills Oil Sands Mining Work
Friday, July 24, 2015 Engineering and construction firm KBR wins a contract to work on the Fort Hills Oil Sands Mining Project in Canada.

Canada's Encana Lays Off 200 Employees In July Amid Oil Slump
Friday, July 24, 2015 Encana says it laid off about 200 employees this month, joining a growing list of oil producers cutting jobs to cope with a steep fall in crude prices.

CB&I Secures Maintenance Contract worth $60 Million
Thursday, July 23, 2015 CB&I secures a contract worth approximately $60 million with a major energy company to provide maintenance services for 3 separate oil sands facilities in Alberta, Canada.

Engineering Firm: Work At Site Of Nexen Spill Done On Tight Schedule
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Infrastructure at the site in northern Alberta of one of the biggest oil-related pipeline spills ever on North American soil was installed on a "tight schedule".

Zargon Oil & Gas Appoints Ron Wigham as Director
Monday, July 20, 2015 Zargon Oil & Gas has appointed Ron Wigham to the board of directors, effective July 20, 2015.


Canada Provinces Agree To Strategy On Pipelines, Climate Change
Friday, July 17, 2015 Canada's provinces reach a long-sought deal over an energy plan for the country, agreeing broadly to curb greenhouse gas emissions while also promoting the use of pipelines.

Suncor Oil Sands Project Aims to Replace Steam with Radio Waves
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Suncor Energy launches a pilot project to replace the high-pressure steam used to extract bitumen from oil sands with radio frequency technology developed by U.S. defence contractor Harris Corporation.

TGS to Conduct New 3D Seismic Survey Offshore Canada
Monday, July 13, 2015 TGS says it will conduct a new multi-client 3D seismic survey offshore eastern Canada this summer.

Canada Eyes Impact Of Long Oil Trains On Railway Track Integrity
Friday, July 10, 2015 Canadian officials are studying the impact of long oil trains on the integrity of the country's railway tracks, says Transport Minister Lisa Raitt.

Rise of Crude-by-Rail May Best Be Viewed in the Rearview Mirror
Friday, July 03, 2015 Permitting woes plague Canadian railroads, which may give pipelines time to catch up to crude production.

Rig Trends: Eastern Canada Rig Market Changing
Thursday, July 02, 2015 With operations moving into deeper waters and more harsh environments, the list of suitable rigs for Eastern Canada is shrinking.