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Cheap Option to the Oil Sands Emerges as Hot Play in Canada
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 There's a land grab quietly taking place in a little-known corner of the Canadian oil sands.

Regulator: Duvernay Field Holds Canada's Biggest Shale Oil Resources
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 The Duvernay field in Canada's western province of Alberta holds the country's largest marketable resources of unconventional light shale oil and condensate, according to a new report.

Statoil Drills Dry Wells Off Canada's Newfoundland
Monday, July 10, 2017 Statoil and Canada's Husky Energy have hit dry wells in a prospect in the Atlantic offshore Newfoundland for which they had high hopes, Statoil says.

Industry Group Boosts Canadian Oil Well Drilling Forecast
Monday, January 30, 2017 The Petroleum Services Association of Canada upped its 2017 oil and gas well drilling forecast by 23%.

Canada Rules Out Arctic Oil Drilling Extensions for ExxonMobil, BP
Friday, January 06, 2017 The Canadian government says it won't grant extensions to exploration licenses for oil firms as it prepares for consultations over the impact of an Arctic drilling moratorium.