Cenovus Energy Inc.

09:47 AM EST - Cenovus Energy Inc. : Plans to invest between $1.2 billion and $1.4 billion in 2019, with the majority of the budget going to sustain base production at its Foster Creek and Christina Lake oil sands operations. The company also plans to complete construction of the Christina Lake phase G expansion. The 4% reduction in total planned capital spending, compared with Cenovus’s 2018 forecast, is largely the result of efficiency improvements at the company’s oil sands operations and reduced development plans for the Deep Basin as a result of the current commodity price environment. Cenovus Energy Inc. shares T.CVE are trading up $0.69 at $10.73.