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Oil Sands Sites Face Virus Surge as Workers Fly In
Wednesday, April 28, 2021It's the latest blow to the oil-rich province of Alberta.

BP Work Model to Affect Roughly 25,000 Employees
Sunday, March 14, 2021Recall some of Rigzone's most popular downstream-related articles from the past week.

Oilfield Services Stocks Show Resiliency
Friday, March 05, 2021Here is a recap oil and gas market hits and misses for the week ending March 5, 2021.

CNOOC Leads Rivals in Cutting Oil Sands Emissions
Thursday, February 11, 2021Cnooc Ltd. slashed the rate of CO2 released from its Long Lake oil sands site by a third in the eight years ended 2019, a recent study finds.

Oil Sands Winning Praise from Wall Street
Monday, December 14, 2020The Canadian oil sands are emerging from 2020's historic market crash with a slew of upbeat outlooks from Wall Street equity analysts.

Oil Sands Producer Eyes Hydrogen Exports
Thursday, August 13, 2020Alberta's advantage may lie in its abundant reserves of the very fuels that hydrogen is meant to replace.

Canada Pipelines Have Capacity to Spare
Wednesday, July 22, 2020Canada's oil-sands producers are taking their time at restoring production.

Enbridge Says Mainline Opponents are Stalling for Time
Friday, January 31, 2020The Mainline is Canada's largest oil pipeline network, with the capacity to ship about 2.85 million barrels a day.

Canada's Oil Industry Needs More Outlets
Friday, August 16, 2019Canada needs new outlets for its oil production, particularly with such stagnant domestic consumption.

Canadian Gas Scrambles to Dodge Oil Sands Fate
Tuesday, March 19, 2019Canada's gas industry is working on a flurry of export and chemicals projects to avoid the same situation.

New Refinery Offsets CNRL's Pipe Woes
Friday, March 08, 2019CNRL says a refinery project and natural output declines should help prevent another crash in local oil prices.

Alberta Amends Oil Curtailment to Pacify Companies
Friday, February 01, 2019Since taking effect, the measure has reduced inventories by 5 million barrels.

Canadian Natural Cuts Spending on Lack of Shipping Options
Wednesday, December 05, 2018The pipeline shortage that has been strangling the Canadian oil industry is weighing on spending plans for next year.

Oil Producers in Canada Look to Rosier Future
Friday, November 02, 2018The sun will come out tomorrow, or at least some time next year. That's the message from Canadian oil producers suffering from the worst domestic glut in at least a decade.

Canadian Natural's Production Miss Clouds Profit Beat
Thursday, August 02, 2018Canadian Natural Resources reports quarterly production that fell short of its own estimates.

Canadian Natural Resources To Limit Output During Transport Crunch
Thursday, May 03, 2018Canadian Natural Resources Ltd (CNRL) says it will produce less than expected this spring.

Canadian Natural Resources Slows Heavy Oil Output Over Steep Price Discount
Thursday, March 01, 2018Canadian Natural Resources says it will slow its output of heavy crude due to a steep price discount tied to tight transportation capacity.

Canada Gas Set to Strike Back Against US Shale as Glut Eases
Thursday, September 14, 2017Output from some longtime producers is waning and pipeline maintenance is ending.

Canadian Natural Buys Cenovus' Pelican Lake for $787 Million
Tuesday, September 05, 2017Canadian Natural Resources agreed to buy Cenovus' Pelican Lake heavy-oil project and other assets in northern Alberta.

Canadian Natural Resources Profit Tops Estimates; Cuts CAPEX
Thursday, August 03, 2017Canadian Natural Resources posts a higher quarterly profit that topped estimates.

Canadian Natural Resources Says 2017 Production To Rise 6%
Thursday, December 15, 2016Canadian Natural Resources says it expected 2017 production to rise by 6%.

Canadian Natural Resources Posts Bigger-Than-Expected Loss
Thursday, November 03, 2016Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, Canada's largest independent petroleum producer, reports a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss.

Canadian Natural Resources Reports Smaller Quarterly Loss
Thursday, August 04, 2016Oil and natural gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd reports a smaller quarterly loss as lower expenses help offset a slump in crude prices.

Fire Forces Canadian Natural Resources to Shut Down Ninian Production
Thursday, June 23, 2016Canadian Natural Resources is forced to shut down production at the North Sea Ninian platform after a fire breaks out, according to reports.

Bulk of Canada's Oil Sands Plants Seen Up in Days to Weeks
Wednesday, May 11, 2016Canadian oil sands facilities representing more than 90 percent of production taken offline during a wildfire in northern Alberta have emerged unscathed and are expected to restart within days to a couple of weeks.

Oil Megaprojects Dreamed Up A Decade Ago Thrive Amid Price Slump
Friday, April 22, 2016Oil production in some of the riskiest, highest-cost regions of North America is still thriving, even as the worst slump in a generation takes a bite out of US shale.

Canadian Natural Resources Targets More Spending Cuts
Thursday, March 03, 2016Canadian Natural Resources slashes its capital expenditure plan for 2016 and targets further cuts in 2017 and 2018 in response to the slump in oil prices which has hit its profits.

CNRL Cuts Calgary, Aberdeen Staff Salaries; Cites Low Oil Prices
Thursday, September 10, 2015Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's largest independent oil producer, is cutting salaries by up to 10 percent for all its staff in Calgary, Alberta, and Aberdeen, Scotland, the company says.

Canada Oil Sands Fork Over Billions for 500,000 Unneeded Barrels
Friday, September 04, 2015The last place oil producers want to be when prices plummet to profit-demolishing lows is midstream on a billion-dollar project in one of the costliest parts of the planet to extract crude.

Report: Most Canada Oil Sands Crude Being Produced at a Loss
Friday, August 21, 2015More than three-quarters of Canada's daily output of 2.2 million barrels of crude from oil sands is being produced at a loss at current prices, research from analysts at TD Securities shows, although producers are unlikely to halt operations.

CNRL Says Fire Affected Output in Alberta Oil Sands to Return this Week
Monday, June 08, 2015Canadian Natural Resources Ltd expects two oil sands projects in northern Alberta to return to normal rates of production this week.

Canadian Natural Says Will Work With New Alberta Government
Thursday, May 07, 2015Canadian Natural Resources says it swung to a loss in the first quarter due to sharply lower oil prices even as production rose by nearly a third.

Canadian Natural Keeps 2015 Spin-Off Plan As 4Q Profit Jumps
Thursday, March 05, 2015Canadian Natural Resources expects to spin off its Western Canada royalty lands this year as it reported unexpectedly strong 4Q results and boosted its dividend.

Canadian Natural Resources Cuts 2015 Capex Forecast By 28%
Monday, January 12, 2015Canadian Natural Resources, the country's largest independent oil producer, cut its 2015 capital expenditure and production forecast as global oil prices continue to slump.

Canadian Natural Resources Lowers 2014 Oil Production Guidance
Thursday, August 07, 2014Canadian Natural Resources lowers its 2014 oil production guidance as a result of issues at its Kirby South and Primrose oil sands projects in northern Alberta.

Devon Sells Some Gas Assets As Oil Focus Pays Off
Wednesday, February 19, 2014Devon says it would sell some liquids-rich natural gas assets in Canada for about $2.8B and posted a better-than-expected profit as it ramps up production of more lucrative oil.

CNR Secures Rig for Development Drilling Offshore Ivory Coast
Tuesday, February 11, 2014CNR International secures Cajun Express rig for a six-well program on the Baobab field, off the Ivory Coast.

Canadian Natural Resources Farms out Block 11B/12B Offshore South Africa
Monday, September 30, 2013CNR and Total form a partnership to explore an area offshore South Africa.

Canada Oil Sands Producers to Share Environmental Technology
Thursday, March 01, 2012A dozen of the largest Canadian oil sands producers agree to share funding for environmental research, saying pooling their resources will speed the creation of new technologies to reduce the negative effects of oil-sands development.

Canadian Natural Resources Resumes Ops in Alberta
Tuesday, August 23, 2011Canadian Natural Resources announced that Synthetic Crude Oil sales have recommenced from its Horizon Oil Sands operation in Northern Alberta.

Canadian Natural Resources Reports 2010 Operational, Financial Results
Thursday, March 03, 2011"2010 was a strong year as we capitalized on the balance in our asset base through the effective allocation of capital to projects that provide the highest returns," said Steve Laut.

Canadian Natural Resources Buoys 2011 Production with $2.4B Investment
Friday, December 03, 2010"We will be investing over $2.4B (approx. 45% of 2011 capex) on long-term growth initiatives that provide no additional volumes in 2011 but will provide sustainable, long-term returns in 2012 and beyond," said Allan Markin.

CNR Targets 110,000 bpd at Horizon Oil Sands
Wednesday, March 31, 2010Canadian Natural Resources continues to target reliable production of 110,000 barrels per day of Synthetic Crude Oil at the Horizon Oil Sands by the middle of 2010.

Oil Sands Producers Eye Gulf Coast Market
Tuesday, March 23, 2010Canadian producers of crude from oil sands are making a big push into the U.S. Gulf Coast market, where refiners are paying the highest prices in decades for low quality, high-sulfur oil.

Canadian Natural Resources Bumps Up Quarterly Dividend
Thursday, March 04, 2010Canadian Natural Resources' Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common shares.

CNR Posts Slight Decrease in '09 Cash Flow
Thursday, March 04, 2010CNR's cash flow from operations decreased 13% to $6.1 billion in 2009 from $7.0 billion in 2008, and net earnings decreased 68% in 2009 to $1.6 billion from $5.0 billion in 2008.

Bahrain to Award Deep Gas Deal in First Half 2010
Monday, January 25, 2010Bahrain's oil and gas minister Abdul Hussain Mirza confirmed to local media that NOGA will award a deep gas exploration deal during the first half of 2010.

Oxy, CNR Bid for Onshore Bahrain Gas E&P Contract
Wednesday, July 08, 2009Bapco is evaluating two bids on behalf of the National Oil and Gas Authority received last month for a deep gas exploration and production sharing contract under tender for onshore Bahrain.

Occidental, CNR Submit Bids for Bahrain's Deep Gas Exploration Project
Thursday, June 25, 2009A top governmental official in Bahrain said Thursday that Occidental Petroleum and Canadian Natural Resources have submitted bid to participate in the country's deep gas exploration project.

Knock Allen FPSO Starts Producing at Olowi Field Offshore Gabon
Tuesday, May 12, 2009FPSO Knock Allan has completed a successful production start-up in Gabon and commenced a 10 year contract with Canadian Natural Resources.