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  • Eldorado Gold says no impact on Greek operations from bank shutdown Reuters - 13 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Mid-sized Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp said it was business as usual for its operations in Greece on Monday despite the shutdown of banks in the … More »Eldorado Gold says no impact on Greek operations from bank shutdown

    (Reuters) - Mid-sized Canadian miner Eldorado Gold Corp said it was business as usual for its operations in Greece on Monday despite the shutdown of banks in the country after a collapse in bailout talks. "The financial controls in Greece have not impacted us - we are still paying out suppliers, employees and contractors …

  • Oil pumps are seen in Lagunillas, Ciudad Ojeda, in Lake Maracaibo in the state of Zulia
    Pirates and hold-ups: crime strikes Venezuela's oil industry Reuters - Thu, 25 Jun, 2015

    By Alexandra Ulmer MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - When night falls over western Venezuela, armed gangs known as "pirates" sometimes ride boats into muggy Lake … More »Pirates and hold-ups: crime strikes Venezuela's oil industry

    Oil pumps are seen in Lagunillas, Ciudad Ojeda, in Lake Maracaibo in the state of Zulia

    By Alexandra Ulmer MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) - When night falls over western Venezuela, armed gangs known as "pirates" sometimes ride boats into muggy Lake Maracaibo to steal equipment from oil wells. In the country's Paraguana peninsula, opposite the Caribbean island of Aruba, slum dwellers at times break through …

  • Northern Pulp cleared to resume production after new gear passes inspection
    Northern Pulp cleared to resume production after new gear passes inspection CBC - Thu, 25 Jun, 2015

    Northern Pulp has been given the green light to resume production after a month-long shutdown to install equipment to reduce air pollution. The company was ordered … More »Northern Pulp cleared to resume production after new gear passes inspection

    Northern Pulp cleared to resume production after new gear passes inspection

    Northern Pulp has been given the green light to resume production after a month-long shutdown to install equipment to reduce air pollution. The company was ordered to install a precipitator that is supposed to reduce emissions of particulate matter by 80 per cent and improve air quality. The Department of Environment …

  • Suncor cites cost as key to producing more Terra Nova oil CBC - Thu, 18 Jun, 2015

    Suncor Energy believes there is more oil at Terra Nova than first thought, but says economics will dictate whether it will be produced. "Cost control was always … More »Suncor cites cost as key to producing more Terra Nova oil

    Suncor Energy believes there is more oil at Terra Nova than first thought, but says economics will dictate whether it will be produced. "Cost control was always necessary, even in a high oil-price environment, but the need is more acute than ever in light of the current business environment," Brent Janke, Suncor's East …

  • A Japanese national flag flutters near a gas flare from a factory at Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki
    Japan's emissions target, relying on nuclear, seen as unrealistic Reuters - Wed, 3 Jun, 2015

    Japan has set an emissions target to be presented to November's climate summit that critics say is unambitious compared to those of other leading countries and unrealistic … More »Japan's emissions target, relying on nuclear, seen as unrealistic

    A Japanese national flag flutters near a gas flare from a factory at Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki

    Japan has set an emissions target to be presented to November's climate summit that critics say is unambitious compared to those of other leading countries and unrealistic because it depends on restoring its nuclear industry in the face of public hostility.

  • Northern Pulp mill could resume production by end of June
    Northern Pulp mill could resume production by end of June CBC - Tue, 2 Jun, 2015

    The Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County will return to production by the end of the month, according to the company's communication manager. The mill shut down … More »Northern Pulp mill could resume production by end of June

    Northern Pulp mill could resume production by end of June

    The Northern Pulp mill in Pictou County will return to production by the end of the month, according to the company's communication manager. The mill shut down on May 30 to install a ten-storey precipitator to meet air pollution reductions demanded by the Nova Scotia government. Northern Pulp will install the equipment …

  • Jemseg bridge closure and Gagetown ferry shutdown a rural concern
    Jemseg bridge closure and Gagetown ferry shutdown a rural concern CBC - Thu, 28 May, 2015

    With the Jemseg bridge closed and the Gagetown ferry out of service, some people in the Jemseg area fear that as things get financially tighter, they will be forgotten, … More »Jemseg bridge closure and Gagetown ferry shutdown a rural concern

    Jemseg bridge closure and Gagetown ferry shutdown a rural concern

    With the Jemseg bridge closed and the Gagetown ferry out of service, some people in the Jemseg area fear that as things get financially tighter, they will be forgotten, while others don't seem to care. Resident Erin Turner is one of those who isn't concerned. The bridge was closed last Friday, due to the results of a …

  • Wildfire shuts down about 9 percent of Alberta crude output Reuters - Mon, 25 May, 2015

    By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A wildfire raging in northeastern Alberta has shut down around 233,000 barrels per day (bpd) of production at three … More »Wildfire shuts down about 9 percent of Alberta crude output

    By Nia Williams CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - A wildfire raging in northeastern Alberta has shut down around 233,000 barrels per day (bpd) of production at three oil sands projects and is expected to remain out of control for "some while yet," a provincial government spokesman said on Monday. Over the weekend, Cenovus …

  • FILE - In this Wednesday Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, people line up to buy fuel at a government petrol station on the third day of nation wide strike following the removal of a fuel subsidy in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday, May 23, 2015, as a months-long fuel shortage worsened, aggravated by a strike disrupting fuel deliveries in Africa's biggest oil producer. Vehicles also were grounded. Normally bustling roads in Lagos, a metropolis of 20 million, were half-empty and gas stations closed Saturday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, file)
    Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story The Canadian Press - Mon, 25 May, 2015

    In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. Nigeria's … More »Correction: Nigeria-Fuel Crisis story

    FILE - In this Wednesday Jan. 11, 2012, file photo, people line up to buy fuel at a government petrol station on the third day of nation wide strike following the removal of a fuel subsidy in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday, May 23, 2015, as a months-long fuel shortage worsened, aggravated by a strike disrupting fuel deliveries in Africa's biggest oil producer. Vehicles also were grounded. Normally bustling roads in Lagos, a metropolis of 20 million, were half-empty and gas stations closed Saturday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, file)

    In a story May 25 about Nigeria's fuel crisis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the country produces more than 2 billion barrels of oil a day. Nigeria's leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long …

  • Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den
    Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den CBC - Tue, 12 May, 2015

    A suspected drug den in Whitehorse has been shut down. The shutdown of 23A Hanna Crescent follows years of complaints made to police and the Kwanlin Dün First Nation which … More »Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den

    Residents evicted from suspected Whitehorse drug den

    A suspected drug den in Whitehorse has been shut down. The shutdown of 23A Hanna Crescent follows years of complaints made to police and the Kwanlin Dün First Nation which owns the house. A petition made by Yukon's Director of Public Safety & Investigations under the Department of Justice describes a history of trafficking …

  • Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment
    Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment CBC - Mon, 4 May, 2015

    Northern Pulp will shutdown its Pictou County paper mill on May 30 in order to install equipment to meet air pollution reductions demanded by the Nova Scotia government. … More »Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment

    Northern Pulp to shut down to install air pollution equipment

    Northern Pulp will shutdown its Pictou County paper mill on May 30 in order to install equipment to meet air pollution reductions demanded by the Nova Scotia government. The shutdown is an admission the company will not meet an end of May air pollution reduction required in its industrial approval. "Its a big job.There's …

  • Income tax filing deadline extended to May 5 due to 'human error'
    Canada Revenue Agency’s blunder this year not its first Pay Day - Fri, 1 May, 2015

    Procrastinating Canadians breathed a sigh of relief when the Canada Revenue Agency announced that the tax-filing deadline this year has been pushed back to May 5. … More »Canada Revenue Agency’s blunder this year not its first

    Income tax filing deadline extended to May 5 due to 'human error'

    Procrastinating Canadians breathed a sigh of relief when the Canada Revenue Agency announced that the tax-filing deadline this year has been pushed back to May 5. “Talk about proof of the need to proofread your emails before sending them out,” says H&R Block senior tax analyst Caroline Battista of this year’s mistake. …