This report analyzes the economics of the five largest bitumen-extractive corporations in Canada, examining their key features and analyzing their accumulation dynamics in the context of the latest commodity cycle: boom (2004–2014), bust (2014–2016) and restructuring and consolidation (2015 onward). The “Big Five” are Suncor Energy, Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL), Cenovus Energy, Imperial Oil and Husky Energy.
Boom, Bust and Consolidation
Corporate restructuring in the Alberta oil sands
November 9, 2018