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Canada firm reports new oil finds in Kurdistan

Special to LONDON — The Kurdish Regional Government has overseen an increase in crude oil discoveries. A Canadian company has reported two oil-bearing zones in northern Iraq. ShaMaran Petroleum, which has already reported two other discoveries, said the latest deposits were located in the Pulkhana-9 appraisal well. ShaMaran said it conducted six tests after [...]

June 29th, 2012 | Posted in Americas,Canada,Exclusives,Iraq,Mideast,Top Stories | Read More »

Laughter the best medicine for Montreal’s linguistic and cultural divide

Street signs in Montreal.

John J. Metzler MONTREAL — It’s takes a comedian to break the ice in the often frosty linguistic debate in Montreal, the cosmopolitan Canadian city where the French-speaking majority jealously and legally holds the linguistic high ground. So when an Indo/Canadian immigrant Samir “Sugar Sammy” Khullar brought a hilarious comedy show in Franglais, a mix [...]

March 7th, 2012 | Posted in Americas,Canada,Columnists,COMMENTARY,Exclusives,John Metzler,Top Stories,World Links | Read More »

Canadian firm drilling for Somalian oil: First such venture in decades

Special to WASHINGTON — A Canadian-owned company has begun drilling for energy in war-torn Somalia. Horn Petroleum Corp. has spudded a well in northern Somalia in the first such project in the African country in more than 20 years. Horn, a majority stake of which is owned by Canada’s Africa Oil Corp., intends to [...]

January 20th, 2012 | Posted in Africa / Europe,Americas,Canada,Exclusives,Somalia,Top Stories | Read More »

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