Oil & Gas, Oil Sands

Facts 'n' figures - Roskill: Innovation and consolidation in order for proppant sector 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-23
The following is an edited summary from Roskill Information Services, outlining its new report, Frac Sands & Proppants North America: Industry, Markets & Outlook 2015. The report provides a detailed technical and economic analysis of...

US stocks fall, Aug.17-21 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
U.S. equities tumbled as investors took in new data signaling a slowdown in China and a report that showed an unexpected rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, fuelling concerns of a global oil surplus. The S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones...

Ex-gold explorer dives into Select Sands  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
Select Sands’ (TSXV: SNS; OTC: CLICF) president and CEO Rasool Mohammad has chosen silica “frac” sand over gold, and hopes his bet will pay off with success at the junior’s frac sand Sandtown property in Arkansas, where...

Canadian Natural Resources hit by NDP tax hike 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
VANCOUVER — Diversified energy producer Canadian Natural Resources (TSX: CNQ) took a loss during the second quarter after a corporate tax increase in Alberta, and it isn’t the only outfit in the oil and gas space feeling the...

US stocks retreat, Aug.3-7 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-12
Major U.S. indexes tumbled in August after a decent jobs report suggested the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates as soon as next month. The S&P 500 Index fell 1.3% to 2,077.57, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1.8% to...

NWT's Ramsay stays upbeat as Canada's energy and mine ministers meet 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-29
VANCOUVER — On July 20 Canadian federal, provincial and territorial energy and mines ministers gathered in Halifax, N.S., for the 72nd annual Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference. The event comes at a time that the mining...

Franco-Nevada sees opportunities amidst oil and gas slump 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-05-27
VANCOUVER — Royalty and streaming outfit Franco-Nevada (TSX: FNV; NYSE: FNV) is a money-maker, and it has seen big success through gold and platinum group metal investments.

Teck posts lower Q1 earnings, slashes dividend  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-22
Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE:TCK) cut its semiannual dividend and posted lower-than-expected first-quarter earnings, as the slump in commodity prices continued.

Oil slump spells uncertainty for fracking, frac sand 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-28
The decline in oil and gas prices has clouded the outlook for 2015, particularly for oilfield service providers, including pressure pumping firms, which make most of their revenue from fracturing. 

Editorial: Oil dips below US$50 per barrel 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-01-07
Further sharp declines in oil prices to start 2015 are signalling that oil prices will be a major theme this year for miners.