The oil sands are producing more than two million barrels per day from long-term projects that are very difficult to shut in. The transport network is like a game of whack-a-mole: One access point is knocked down, others pop up.
The three global issues facing Canada's new government are: approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP); Canada’s position in the UN Climate Conference in Paris this December and how to gain the U.S. President’s approval for the Keystone XL pipeline.
While TransCanada Corp. has been cooling its heels on its Keystone XL proposal for the past six years, the oil pipeline business has been booming in the United States.
There are vocal factions in America that clamor for politicians who will act on principle above all else...
North America’s flagship rare earth mining company is at risk of collapse, a symbol of how far the entire industry has fallen from its highs a few years ago.
Dozens of people are feared dead after a mining company's dam burst in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais on Thursday, sending a cascade of muddy water into the small village below, local media say.