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JuneWarren-Nickle’s expands energy intelligence footprint
New parternship with Canoils builds depth of data and analysis capabilities
(CALGARY, AB, LONDON, UK ) – JuneWarren-Nickle’s Energy Group (JWN) – a division of Glacier Media – is joining forces with Evaluate Energy, owners of the popular Canoils database, to expand the range of energy information intelligence and tools it offers its growing client base.
When one of the oilsands industry’s top five producers installs a vice-president of rail, it becomes crystal clear that the bitumen marketing game has changed.
Little by little, Inter Pipeline Ltd. has evolved from a minor player in the Canadian pipeline sector into a multi-billion dollar force, dominating the movement of bitumen from the Cold Lake, Alta., area as well as the transport of diluent to Cold Lake and the Athabasca oilsands regions. In 2013, the company handled about 35 per cent of oilsands volumes—within Alberta.
Right now, steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) is effectively writing the future of the oilsands industry. Thanks to SAGD, in situ production recently surpassed mining, and SAGD is the reason why wells are expected to produce double the bitumen volume of trucks and shovels by 2030.
Steam assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) is all about heat—delivering the steam into the reservoir as efficiently and effectively as possible can mean the difference between success and failure.
It’s a niche that’s getting bigger: Roger Butler’s game-changing bitumen extraction technology is gaining increasing stature in conventional heavy oil, providing impressive gains and future potential for economic stakeholders—in Saskatchewan.
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October 21, 2014
Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc. says it has entered into a technology co-ownership agreement with a Canadian integrated energy company to adapt existing Powerwave technology for SAGD operations.
October 17, 2014
The University of Calgary’s first Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) predicts that within a few years the in situ oilsands industry could see the fruits of his work on nanotechnology to reduce the environmental impact of energy extraction.
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A recently released Government of Alberta report says air and surface water pollution in the Athabasca oilsands region triggered exceedances at monitoring stations in 2012. The report comes as a piece of the Lower Athabasca Regional Plan, which was enacted in 2012 to consider cumulative impacts of industrial development.
Editor’s Blog
FirstEnergy Capital Corp. vice-president of institutional research Martin King had a clear message for attendees at this mornings energy market update: Dont sweat it, he said, adding that although watching crude oil markets lately has stoked enough anxiety in him for up to 19 nervous breakdowns per day, its going to be okay. West Texas [...]
Oilsands Prices
Close Last Trade Day Implied
Net Energy Syncrude Closing Price* ($1.25) USD/BBL $96.59
Net Energy WCS Closing Price* ($21.75) USD/BBL $76.09
Flint Hills Segregated Condensate $112.19 CAD/BBL
NYMEX WTI June 2013 $97.84 USD/BBL
North Sea Brent Blend $107.41 USD/BBL
Canadian Par Average (40 API) $91.06 CAD/BBL
AECO/NGX Spot Price $9.35 CAD/GJ

* Expressed as a basis to WTI