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Canada's Ever-Shrinking Oil Industry Braces for More Job Cuts

After almost two years of sinking oil prices and at least 40,000 job cuts, Canada’s petroleum industry still isn’t finished tackling its bloated …

Oil

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

TRADE DISPUTE Top U.S. trade agency dismisses massive duties against Bombardier<p>Apotex CEO quits, former boss takes over, as drug maker reels from founder’s death Subscriber content<p>TORONTO Deaths of Barry and Honey Sherman ruled a 'targeted' double homicide<p>Inflation slows to 1.9% as consumers get a …

Waiting for a Rockefeller: Meet the Next `Supermajors' of Energy

More than a decade after the birth of the modern renewable energy industry, solar and wind await their John D. Rockefeller.<p>Clean power remains a …

Renewable Energy

U.S. Oil Production to Drop to 5 Million Barrels Per Day over Next 12 Months

With the amazing drop in Oil Rigs just over the last two months, the pain for U.S. Oil Producers is just getting started, expect U.S. Oil Production …

Oil

The Bribe Factory

EXCLUSIVE<p>WORLD’S BIGGEST BRIBE SCANDAL<p>PART 1<p>Unaoil: THE COMPANY THAT BRIBED THE WORLD<p>In the list of the world's great companies, Unaoil is nowhere to …

The 7 Most Amazing, Risk-Taking Watches from Baselworld 2016

Not for the faint of heart.<p>They say fortune favors the bold. And if Baselworld 2016 was any indication, the move was either to play it safe or to go all-in and reap the rewards of a riskier, winner-takes-all gamble. Top brands asserted their dominance with incredible complications, independents …

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Crude Prices Fall From 2016 Highs as U.S. Oil Rig Count Rises

Crude oil prices settled lower on Friday after the U.S rig count rose for the first time since December, renewing worries of a supply glut after an …

Oil

Natural gas industry could dwindle without LNG facilities

The situation facing Canadian natural gas producers might be thought of in terms of a bakery that sells all its bread to the same customer every day. …

Oil & Gas Industry

Don’t bet on a rapid recovery for oil prices

Gains for oil this week were impressive, but Friday’s slump in crude has helped support skeptics’ view that crude’s rocket rise isn’t …

Oil

Penn West seeking leeway from lenders, posts $1.6-billion quarterly loss

CALGARY - Penn West Petroleum, which posted a $1.6-billion net loss for the last three months of 2015, is looking for some leeway from its …

Alberta makes appeal to Ottawa, eastern provinces in Throne Speech

Alberta laid out a plan to bolster its struggling economy in a Speech from the Throne Tuesday, including continued pleas for eastern provinces to buy crude produced in the west and for Ottawa to amend Canada's employment-insurance rules.<p>The Throne Speech, out of the ordinary for highlighting what …

Pain in the patch: Kindersley area grapples with oil bust

KINDERSLEY — Once each month, they stream to the discreetly-placed door behind a Kindersley dance studio.<p>Money is tight, and bellies need filling, …

Saskatoon

Saskatchewan’s energy boom town is now the poster child of economy’s decline

ESTEVAN – If you want to find out what’s ailing Saskatchewan’s economy these days, you’ve come to the right place.<p>[np_storybar title=”‘We keep …

Saudi Arabia

The Kochs Are Plotting A Multimillion-Dollar Assault On Electric Vehicles

The oil and gas industry may have thought it had killed the electric car, but sales -- boosted by generous government subsidies -- rose dramatically between 2010 and 2014, and energy giants are worried the thing may have come back to life.<p>Time to kill it again.<p>A new group that's being cobbled …

Fossil Fuels

Have we reached the tipping point for investing in renewable energy?

Divestment – the decision to voluntarily reduce one’s fossil fuel investments – has been a hot button topic of discussion since 2011, when university students began calling on their institutions to remove fossil fuels from their portfolios. Divestment arguments have often focused on the morality of …

Renewable Energy

Here's the hidden strategy behind Saudi Arabia's oil plan

Or, alternatively, are they targeting specific global competitors and specific national markets?<p>Did they start with a particular strategy in November 2014 when Saudi Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Ali al-Naimi announced the new market share policy at the OPEC meeting in Vienna and are …

Oil

Kuwait Petroleum International says oil prices could reach $50 a barrel mid-2017 | Reuters

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) said on Saturday oil prices could reach a range of $50 to $60 a barrel by mid-2017, the official state news agency reported.<p>Fuel prices are seen along with the last purchase of the fuel at Sakhir Filling Station during early hours in …

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The Proper Way to Shut Down a Grill

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Shutting down a grill is just as important as starting it up.</i><p>The lightly charred surface of summer squash, the blackened crispy corners of a good steak, …

How to make perfect Crispy Onion Rings every time!

8K Shares<p>There’s been an ongoing battle in many kitchens when it comes to attempting to make the perfect crispy onion rings.<p>Almost everybody likes to …

Kitchens

The Baume & Mercier Design Method

NFL: Why No One Likes Russell Wilson Anymore

Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images<p>As recently as last month, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was considered by many to be the most popular …

NFL

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No-knead Sourdough Bread

No-knead Sourdough Bread from Nourished Kitchen• 1 cup uses for sourdough starter (proofed and bubbly)<br>• 3 1/2 cups whole grain or sprouted flour (double …

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