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How Red Deer's Jack Donald built a fuel-distribution empire

Jack Donald's first station in Red Deer was the beginning of the Fas Gas service stations >

Catch Me If You Can

From insolvency six years ago to a coveted international oil producer with $2 billion in sales, PetroKazakhstan appears to thrive in a place other roughnecks (wisely) fear to tread

Situation Critical

The words "global economy" have never been more important to Alberta than they are now >

Northern Rights

Dragging the Alaska Highway pipeline back in front of Canada's National Energy Board would be like replaying the Stanley Cup finals -- at the insistence of the losing team. Bob Blair chuckles at his analogy. And for good reason. After three decades of convoluted corporate mergers and acquisitions, the analogy -- like the future of the pipeline project itself -- is anything but clear-cut. >

Defying Convention

Alberta's natural gas resources are running out - that is, until you dig a little deeper >

The China Syndrome

Beijing thinks the oilsands could be the answer to its energy problems >

Labour Pains

Why are unions so concerned about the plan to import foreign oilsands workers?

Reap of Faith

Launched from a standing start in 2001, Calgary-based Savanna Energy Services Corp. was recently identified as the third biggest well driller in Canada and one of the country’s fastest growing oilfield service companies. Savanna now has another feather for its hardhat: it’s the fastest growing company in Alberta in the over $20 million revenue category.

On Track

The proposed industrial railroad to Fort McMurray has observers questioning if it is the link the region needs or a multi-billion dollar boondoogle >

A Burning Hot Market

Exporting to the Middle East presents great challenges, but as one Alberta company has discovered, it also presents great opportunities >

Thrill of the Chase

Mavericks leading Alberta’s most recent oilpatch startups declare the growth process still gives them a charge >

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