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Even without a merger, the Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal offers an upside for shareholders

In November 2014, the world's number-two oilfield services firm announced it would aquire the world's number-three oilfield services firm >

Celebrating the latest jobs numbers for Alberta? Not so fast

The province added 18,900 jobs in March, the majority of them full-time. But is it a sign of recovery or is it just a blip? >

Why Brad Wall didn’t campaign on energy and pipelines

The outspoken leader is known in Alberta for his pro-energy and pro-pipelines stance. But that’s not what won him a third term as premier of Saskatchewan >

Global petro-politics costing Albertans

Canada's economy suffers as petro-politics rage overseas and in our own backyard >

TransCanada gains critical foothold in Marcellus region with Columbia Pipeline deal

The Calgary-based company’s $13-billion acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group gives it control of a major natural gas vein in the U.S. >

PSAC seeks $500M in federal funding to decommission wells, create jobs

The Petroleum Services Association of Canada estimates the funding would contribute to the decommissioning of 77,000 wells and create 1,000 jobs >

$10 million from Alberta’s carbon levy earmarked for $20-million biodiesel facility

The pilot plant will use a unique manufacturing technology to create biodiesel from Alberta canola >

Quebec’s environmental hearings on TransCanada’s Energy East begin today

Injunction to prevent hearings from going ahead rejected by Quebec court >

Need to Know: Ahmed Taha

Tervita’s director of oil and gas operations is cleaning up – in more ways than one >

The Bakken’s Billion

The U.S. Bakken just cranked out its billionth barrel in under a decade. Can any of Western Canada’s tight oil plays measure up to that milestone? >

Southern Exposure: Mexico’s shale plays

Horizontal drilling and multi-stage fracking opened up dead fields in Alberta. Now, Alberta companies are turning their attentions and equipment south – way south – of the border >

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