OUR GREAT MINDS

Oil Sands Featured Stories:

    • Sandy Hammerlindl Joins Integrated Sustainability

      by Meredith Dustan

      Integrated Sustainability has experienced a transformational shift in the past year. While the company continues to offer the consulting and engineering services it is well known for, it has now expanded its portfolio offering to include lump-sum, full turnkey industrial water infrastructure development. This shift extends to both front-end financing and post commissioning operations of infrastructure […]

    • Husky Energy Cuts 2020 Capital Spending to $1.7 Billion

      by Tina Olivero

      Husky Energy is significantly reducing capital expenditures and shutting in negative cash margin production as further measures to strengthen its business given market conditions caused by COVID-19. “We have taken immediate action to preserve our balance sheet and core business in this commodity price environment,” said CEO Rob Peabody. “Our focus remains on health and […]

    • Cenovus Sets Bold Sustainability Targets

      by Tina Olivero

      Cenovus Energy Inc. is establishing ambitious environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets to guide performance in its four ESG focus areas: Climate & greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Indigenous engagement, Land & wildlife, Water stewardship These targets reflect the company’s continued integration of sustainability into its strategy and business plan to help foster long-term resilience. Leading […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • GEOLOG: H2S mapping in reservoirs

      by Tina Olivero

      Geolog helps clients make quantified, informed, substantial improvements in their drilling efficiency, hydrocarbon detection and reservoir characterization. To constantly build a leading edge service company that attracts, develops and retains exceptional people. To respect and improve the highest safety and environmental standards whilst actively participating in the development and know-how of the countries in which […]

    • Large Diameter Flex-Hone Optimizes Performance

      by Tina Olivero

      Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM) has a long history of solving difficult finishing problems with brushing technology. As a full line manufacturer of honing tools, abrasive nylon brushes, deburring brushes, automotive brushes, power brushes, twisted-in-wire brushes and the Flex-Hone® Tool, they stand ready to assist clients in finding the best solution for finishing needs. BRM can […]

    • What if Newfoundland was more like Norway?

      by Tina Olivero

      Publiher’s Commentary – By Tina Olivero In Norway, state-owned oil projects often have upwards of 60% ownership in their oil and gas projects. This model of investment in the energy industry has served them well. Norway is now sitting pretty with the largest nest egg in the world; A sovereign wealth fund with over US$1 trillion in […]

    • The Oil Industry – Progress and Challenges

      by Tina Olivero

      Publishers Commentary: By Tina Olivero PODCAST LISTEN TO THE FULL COMMENTARY HERE! Simply press this link and press play. The solution to climate change is not eliminating cars and the solution to oil spills is not eliminating oil production or pipelines. Oil is the foundation of our world. It’s the most sought-after commodity on the planet […]

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