Alberta

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January 20, 2024
Chevron plans to shed all of its 70% stake in the Western Alberta oil and natural gas play, spokesman Braden Reddall said in an email.
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January 12, 2024
Total production jumped by 336,822 bpd to 4.16 MMbpd, the highest in data stretching back to 2010, according to the Alberta Energy Regulator’s website. Output over the first 11 months of the year averaged 3.79 MMbpd, versus 3.73 MMbpd for all of 2022, the data show.
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December 28, 2023
Crescent Point's production guidance has changed by 2,000 boed compared to its preliminary guidance, despite the recently announced non-core asset dispositions of approximately 5,000 boed.
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November 30, 2023
The Canadian province, which holds the world’s third-largest crude reserves, is benefiting from higher oil prices supported by production cuts from OPEC+ countries including Saudi Arabia and Russia.
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November 27, 2023
Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s government said in a statement that Alberta, which relies on natural gas for the bulk of its power generation, is able to achieve a net-zero power grid by 2050 but the 2035 target would be “unaffordable, unreliable and unconstitutional” and puts people at risk of “freezing in the dark” when temperatures drop as low as minus-23F.
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October 23, 2023
Oil drillers have applied for 81 licenses to drill into the so-called Waseca formation so far this year, 30 more than in all of 2022. That’s the biggest increase in any oil and gas formation in the province this year, according to regulatory data.
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August 15, 2023
The province, which relies on fossil fuels for 89% of its electricity, can achieve a net zero power grid by 2050, but the government’s timeline would be too costly and carry the risk of blackouts, Premier Danielle Smith said at a news conference on Monday.
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August 01, 2023
Alberta’s total oil output dropped 21% to 2.71 MMbpd, the lowest since June 2016, when oil-sands producers were recovering from wildfires that shut about 1 MMbpd of capacity.
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May 29, 2023
Taking full control of Surmont’s low-cost production helps ConocoPhillips Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance meet a commitment to return $11 billion in cash to shareholders this year by letting the company generate free cash flow at even lower crude prices.
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May 15, 2023
Pipestone Energy Corp. temporarily halted roughly 20,000 boed of output since Friday after blazes resurfaced close to some processing facilities the company relies on. It had restarted assets that were shut in response to a wave of fires in early May.
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May 15, 2023
In 2016, wildfires tore through Aberta’s oil sands, shutting down more than 1 MMbbl of daily crude production and razing whole sections of Fort McMurray, the biggest city in the oil-sands region. This month’s blazes have largely spared the oil sands, but they’ve hammered the province’s drought-stricken west, forcing the evacuation of as many as 30,000 people and curtailing natural gas production.
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May 12, 2023
This acquisition aligns with Crescent Point's long-term strategy and enhances the company's portfolio by adding 600 high-return Montney locations, further extending its premium drilling inventory to 15 years.
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May 08, 2023
The fires are affecting energy production in the region, which accounts for most of Canada’s hydrocarbon exports. One community under evacuation order as of Sunday was Fox Creek, a major center for light oil and gas drillers.
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April 18, 2023
Located in northern Alberta, Fort Hills is Canada’s newest oil-sands mine. The site began operation about five years ago and produced about 164,000 bpd last year, AER data show. 
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March 28, 2023
The purchase will add 600 drilling locations and 38,000 boe of production. The cash acquisition — which will be financed through Crescent Point’s existing credit facilities — immediately adds to key per-share cash flow metrics, the company said.
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March 06, 2023
Mike Nicholson, IPC's CEO, comments, “We are very pleased to complete the acquisition of almost 16 MMboe of proved plus probable reserves adjacent to our existing Suffield area assets in Alberta."
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February 22, 2023
Pathways Alliance members have awarded a $10 million contract to Wood, a global engineering and consulting company, to develop detailed plans for a 400-kilometre CO2 transportation line that will eventually link more than 20 oil sands facilities with a hub for permanent carbon storage in the Cold Lake, Alberta region.
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February 06, 2023
The acquired assets have a forecast average net production of about 4,000 boepd for 2023. The acquisition also includes drilling locations close to IPC’s current operation areas in southern Alberta.  
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January 30, 2023
TotalEnergies EP Canada Ltd acquired an additional 6.65% interest in the Fort Hills Energy Limited Partnership and associated sales and logistics agreements from Teck Resources Limited, for a consideration of $233.39 million.
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September 2022
The price is here. Drilling is up. But the outlook remains uncertain, as Canada wrestles with climate policies that do not align with the realities of demand, global markets, and security of supply.
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September 13, 2022
Deltastream Energy Corp.’s gamble six years ago on drilling for oil in a heavily forested area of northern Alberta with no pipeline links paid off with a C$1.8 billion ($1.4 billion) return for investors, according to its chief executive officer.
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