The Oil Sands Weekly

Suncor plans to do more with less in 2018 • Cenovus finds buyer for Weyburn ... and leaves door open for more asset sales • Kinder Morgan hopes for speedy conflict resolution • Keystone in the headlines for all the wrong reasons • Norway warns against putting all your eggs in one giant energy basket • IEA sees oversupplied oil market • OPEC sees perfectly balanced oil market • Saudis promise to extend production cuts well past next spring

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Notley heads out in search of social licence • Chevron bullish on Alberta's Duvernay shale • CNRL's big plans for 2018 • SK backs AB in TMEP fight • Atlantic Sunrise the new Dakota Access • China parters up with Alaska on massive LNG project • Big oil gets on blockchain bandwagon • Real life Game of Thrones unfolds in Riyadh

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CNRL joins million barrel club • Imperial takes action at Kearl & hints at in-situ expansion • Alberta/BC NDP go to battle for/against TMEP • CAPP pleads for sanity in methane regulations • Feds tax modules built in Asia • NWT steaming over plans to ban arctic drilling • Kenney takes on Notley in 2019 • Trump takes aim at EV subsidies • US crude exports hit another record high

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Suncor takes top spot at Syncrude • MEG makes progress at Christina Lake • Reliability improves at Kearl • Surmont posts record quarter • Kinder Morgan versus the city of Burnaby • Cdn construction giant sold to Chinese gov't • NB and Manitoba add new carbon tax • 180 million down, 160 million to go

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Suncor files for approval of new SAGD project • Fort Hills Partners head to court • Thailand defers entry into the oil sands • Cenovus makes another big sale • Kinder Morgan laments permitting time for TMEP • 200,000 reasons to be concerned for Canada's energy patch • Reversing pipeline flows from the Gulf Coast to Midwest • Buyers demand refund for Venezuela's low-quality crude

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AECO gas selling for free • Husky cleared to start SK pipeline • TMEP hearings wrap-up in BC • BNP Paribas blacklists oil sands and shale enablers • Enbridge gives their side of the story in Minnesota • US lawyers hit a wall on Keystone XL and DAPL • Trump goes nuclear on Iran • Mother of all IPOs being questioned by Saudi Kingdom • OPEC makes plea to US shale "friends"

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Osum plans next phase of growth • Energy East left for dead • Petronas plans to exit Alberta, but stay in BC • US crude exports surge to record highs • Nate heads for Louisiana Gulf Coast • US carbon emissions keep falling • Saudis strengthen ties with Russia ... and raise hopes for extending OPEC cuts

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Total's plan to exit Canada, eventually • NEB shines spotlight on Duvernay Shale • South Korea eyes Canadian crude • Support for pipelines divided among demographic lines • Tackling fake fracking news on social media • Big banks & oil traders declare end to oil price slump

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Fort Hills off to a rocky start • Shipping natgas to Ontario just got a whole lot cheaper • Kinder Morgan responds to fake oil spill on West Coast • NEB raises yellow card on BC pipeline construction • LNG to blame for future growth in carbon emissions • California officially hates all oil companies • Google and Microsoft consider teaming up with Big Oil

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Fire breaks out at Horizon • Expansion continues at Hardisty • Husky's plan to thrive at $35 oil • Enbridge pipe sabotaged in Hamilton • Another BC LNG project bites the dust • WTI tops US$50 for the first time since August on bullish demand forecasts

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CNRL continues shopping spree • Kinder Morgan makes progress on TMEP • TransCanada hits pause on Energy East • Carbon taxes expected to crimp Canadian economy ... and do little to reduce carbon emissions • Complex royalty calcs in Newfoundland • Hurricanes raise concerns of US demand destruction ... and rising labour costs • China buys big chunk of Russian oil major

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CNRL shopping for more heavy oil assets • Alberta's "deep scars" will take time to heal • Westridge Terminal cleared for expansion • Hurricane Harvey widens crack spreads & heavy oil discount • Houston re-opens for business • Big Oil steps up to support displaced Texans

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Alberta dips into contingency fund • NEB expands focus for Energy East • Petronas not giving up on Canada just yet • ETP turns the tables on Greenpeace • Harvey wrecks havoc in the Gulf Coast • US courts overturn FERC pipeline approvals, Canada-style

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Husky invests in the US Midwest forgoing Cdn expansion • Feds pass the buck on pipeline development • Minnesota releases final EIS on Line 3 • US crude stockpiles tumble while output jumps higher • Norway takes on Greenpeace • Superstar oil trader turns very, very bearish

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Hangingstone begins bitumen production • BC NDP on track to wipe out $50B worth of projects in 3 weeks • SK Premier Brad Wall set to retire in the fall • Nebraska governor remains hopeful on Keystone XL • US files paperwork for Paris Accord withdrawal • Russia threatens to restart idled oil fields

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Alberta's oil patch loses a giant • Albian pushes CNRL over 1 million bpd • Costs rise on Enbridge's Line 3 Replacement • Keystone XL hearings kick-off in Nebraska • Exxon adds light oil capacity in the Gulf Coast • $50 oil the new $100

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Improving reliability at Kearl• Total in denial over Fort Hill price tag • Syncrude's return to normal delayed to August • Record low SORs at Christina Lake • Supreme Court rules for and against the NEB • PM Trudeau crowned the "free world's best hope" • OPEC tries to rebalance oil markets - take 3

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Sturgeon Refinery starts up steam boilers • 100 million year old fossil unearthed at Aurora • Rebuilding efforts in Fort Mac going faster than planned • Premiers beg Trudeau to avoid "duplication or delays" of environmental reviews • Canada very late to the LNG party • Petrochemical sector on fire in Texas (in a good way) • OPEC out expected to hit another 2017 high in July

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More production cuts at Syncrude • Asset sales continue at Pengrowth • Husky pilots a new approach to carbon capture • BC wildfires encroach on major pipelines • Global energy investments sink for third consecutive year • Oil majors pile on US$100 billion in new debt • 2017/18 oil price forecasts sink lower, lower and lower

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MEG's drive to be leaner and greener • Another US oil major heads for the exit • Alberta crude production dips again in April • AER lays charges against Nexen • Canadian rig counts unexpectedly dip • Trudeau gets lost somewhere over the Rockies

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