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Hard Times Hit Canada’s Oil Patch, Again

GasBuddy Blog -- As if the downturn in oil prices that began in October 2014 and last year’s devastating Fort MacMurray fires weren’t enough, last week’s decision by Shell and Marathon Oil to sell off all oil sands assets in Alberta – a reported $9.5 billion – has certainly turned heads.

The departure follows a long list of companies that have decamped Canada’s oil scene and, with them, import investments that are the lifeblood of Alberta’s economy. Last year, Shell sold off its Deep Basin and Montney properties for $1.4 billion while Koch Oil, citing red tape and recently imposed Alberta carbon taxes, cancelled the state-of-the-art Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) project which was seen by many as the next generation of technology to release tight shale and heavy bitumen more cost effectively. The


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still no screen rotation option (i.e. select "preferred = no screen rotation in settings but allow for all other programs to rotate screen")! Currently, to avoid screen rotation, user must select screen rotation block for all apps. Why not stop putting stupid little gimmicks into the app and go back to your roots and make the app useful for price reporting?
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bring back the auto-station update feature!
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thinkng back to the keystone xl, i wonder if obama would have allowed it instead of delaying it, if the keystone xl would make the difference now in keeping the oil investments strong in canada...
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Spark Key gots new executive stupideriors
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all the good stuff (screen rotation lock, auto station update, etc.) are going by the wayside while gimmicky little useless animations are taking precedence over what should (!) matter.
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thinkng back to the keystone xl, i wonder if obama would have allowed it instead of delaying it, if the keystone xl would make the difference now in keeping the oil investments strong in canada...
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didn't know of traffic jam, so can't be blamed
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Did GB get paid to put obscure stations on the "rate for extra points" or is there an interest by GB in the Cumberland gas stations? Nearest one here is halfway down the state.
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They don't need anymore barriers to success.
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ALREADY ?
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thinkng back to the keystone xl, i wonder if obama would have allowed it instead of delaying it, if the keystone xl would make the difference now in keeping the oil investments strong in canada...
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$2.47 a gallon here.
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Refresh your home page, "Hard Times" has been replaced.
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@tomok - I can only post them as fast as GasBuddy staff write them.
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Okay again.
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oh come on - post something new
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5 days old.........
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Hard Times Hit Canada’s Oil Patch.... AGAIN?
And, that's the way it is in your neck of the woods!
This article is too OLD, Sparkie!
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KK
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Yes.
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Slow news week.
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ok
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not good.
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old
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Older
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Points
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slow news day
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older
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Trying to make it 1 week?
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old news
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How long is this going to stay on this site?
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Day 6 for this the new COO for GB is really doing a bad job
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Hard times have apperantly hit the new article posts .
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Yesterdays post
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old
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Lets keep reporting hard times in the Canadian oil patch until things improve
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Okay
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Old news. Get NEW articles!!!
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