For the first time, the 13 members of Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) have delivered on the central piece of their collective goal: tangible results showing environmental performance improvement.
Quick Hit Oilsands Analysis
On Time, On Budget
How 8 megaprojects bucked the trend
After years of sporadic and often disappointing project delivery performance, a number of oilsands producers are executing on time and on budget by sharpening their own engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) tools.
Suppliers Under the Squeeze
What happens to “industry collaboration” when producers demand service cost cuts?
From the very start, international operators have helped to build the Heartland, and global investment remains key to the region’s future
The international reputation of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland has been well established for nearly half a century. Indeed, the region even caught the eye of Soviet Union Premier Alexei Kosygin, who made time during an eight-day tour of Canada for a 30-kilometre detour into Fort Saskatchewan from Edmonton in October 1971.