TORONTO—Canadian productivity needs a boost. Here’s a list of effective strategies from some of Canada’s leading business minds, consultancies and research associations. Expansion: Canadian businesses must continue expansion into new markets. By improving relationships with emerging economies—developed or not—Canadian firms…
Oil company increases its estimate of how much crude leaked into river by more than 500 barrels
The 2.2 per cent interest in the unit amount to 580 barrels of oil a day.
While hydro releases much less carbon than fossil fuels, new research reveals the difference isn’t as great as initially thought.
Prime Minister Harper is asking for input from entrepreneurs, workers and small businesses on how his government should handle its economic challenges in 2012.
Athabasca Oil Sands sells stake in oil development for $680 million; PetroChina purchased the other 60 per cent in a $1.9 billion deal last year
TransGlobe Energy Corp. has closed a US$60-million acquisition of the West Bakr oil play in Egypt, a property producing more than 4,000 barrels of oil per day.
Maintains a $29.7 billion surplus backed by high commodity prices and strong demand from China
In an effort to shore up prices for its exotic metals used in TVs, lithium-ion batteries and wind turbines, China cuts 2012 rare earth export quotas by 27 per cent
Deal allows China’s National Petroleum Corp. to work oil blocks in northeastern provinces of Sari Pul and Faryab