Oilweek Editor Dale Lunan highlights the movers and shakers in the latest annual survey of Canada's top oil and gas producers.
Fail-safe might be the ideal, but responding to an emergency is often about dealing with realities, not ideals
Fail-safe: A device or system that, in the event of failure, ensures that said failure will cause no, or at least minimal, harm or danger. But for an industry like offshore drilling, with an engineering environment so challenging it has been compared to space exploration, is there such a thing as fail-safe?
With oil leaking in the Gulf of Mexico, Canada is well-positioned to deal with the heightened risks—and reap the bountiful rewards—of frontier exploration
As the United States administration and BP plc struggle to deal with what could turn out to be the largest-ever offshore oil spill, the Canadian oil and gas industry can look back in admiration at a frontier drilling history that has been relatively free of stains.
Suncor Energy was the big mover in Oilweek’s latest Top 100 survey, riding the acquisition of Petro-Canada to become Canada’s largest crude oil and liquids producer
It wasn't exactly unexpected. As soon as Suncor Energy announced last March its $2-billion merger with Petro-Canada, it was assumed that the combination would create pretty close to the biggest oil and gas producer in Canada.