A sharp and sustained drop in oil prices has sideswiped the economy in the resource-rich provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan, where homeowners are trying to sell their houses before values drop further.
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Overcoming challenges of Arctic oil drilling A company handout shows the oil production platform at the Sakhalin-I field in Russia, partly owned by ONGC Videsh Ltd., Rosneft Oil Co. and Japan's Sakhalin Oil and Gas Development Co.
Crude oil prices gain for second day: A bottom or a ‘dead cat bounce’? 2014 file photo, oil pumps work in the Persian Gulf desert oil field of Sakhir, Bahrain. In the second half of oil prices dropped by half.