Alberta Premier Jim Prentice told a crowd made up of representatives from the oil industry there are challenges being the largest land locked oil producer in the world, but he has a plan. Prentice was a keynote speaker at the World Heavy Oil Congress taking place in Edmonton, Alberta. Climate change and the environment are […]
“These are challenging times. I can’t say it any other way”. This is one of the last comments Alberta Premier Jim Prentice made at a news conference following his speech at the World Heavy Oil Congress. Prentice is counting on oil to hit the $60/barrel mark by next year. He’s basing his next budget on […]
“Pipelines have become the focal point of debate when looking at the energy industry” That comment was made by Norman Rinne, the Director of Business Development with Kinder Morgan. Rinne told the crowd at the World Heavy Oil Congress being held in Edmonton, Alberta that all you have to do is look at the ongoing […]
The dramatic drop in oil prices is having an impact around the world and Alberta’s oil sands is no exception. Mike Ekelund, the Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Initiatives for Alberta Energy says because “large projects are a marathon and not a sprint, unless they are still in the planning stages they are not easily shelved”, […]
The plunging price of a barrel of oil has the industry in North America and other parts of the world scrambling to cover costs. At the World Heavy Oil Congress now underway in Edmonton, Alberta, those in attendance heard from ARC Financial Corp’s VP, Jackie Forrest that companies “are at the threshold or below where they need […]
Turns out it’s not just politicians who forget downturns happen in the oil industry, the industry itself can have a short term memory when it comes to coping with this sort of problem. That’s one message that came from the opening session at the World Heavy Oil Congress underway in Edmonton, Alberta. Suncor’s Executive VP. Upstream Mark […]
Rob speaks with ADIPEC attendee Sharon Sidney about ADIPEC and doing business in the Middle East.
Global Petroleum Show 2014 drew 66-thousand people to Calgary between June 10th and 12th. The success of this year’s event bodes well as it will now take place annually instead of ever two years. Wes Scott of dmg :: events, which hosts the show GPS is excited about staging the massive event every year from […]
iKan Media was at the event all three days. We interviewed people who brought their innovations to the show, chatted with presenters and met people from around the world who were here to discuss the issues facing the oil industry.