35+ Petroleum Products that Keep Us Warm During Winter

35+ Petroleum Products that Keep Us Warm During Winter

The winter in Canada can be really cold and very snowy, yet indoors our homes are filled with a great deal of warmth and light! We aren’t always cognizant of just how important natural resources are in our daily lives, especially when it comes to providing for some of the bas...

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

Supporter Spotlight: Carl Sweet - Feb. 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Carl Sweet, a forestry supply chain worker from Campbell River, BC. He is passionate about the outdoors, skiing, fishing and enjoying the environment. Cana...

Keystone XL Cancellation is Like Hitting a Brick Wall, Again

Keystone XL Cancellation is Like Hitting a Brick Wall, Again

Doesn’t it feel like we are hitting a brick wall every time we try to help our desperate economy? Whether it’s COVID-19 or just bad government policies all together, Canadians seem to be going one step forward and then two steps back for economic recovery. I’ve read in the ne...

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 2 of 3)

Canadian Oil & Gas? Climate Action? Choose BOTH! (Part 2 of 3)

In Part 1 of this series, I discussed why Canadians shouldn’t have to choose between strong, meaningful climate action and the global leadership the Canadian energy sector has shown at every stage in the production and distribution of our oil and gas. I explained that, throug...

The World Needs All Forms of Energy for Decades to Come

The World Needs All Forms of Energy for Decades to Come

Galvanized by the cancellation of Keystone XL, pipeline detractors are now turning their sights to other major projects such as Line 3, Line 5 and the Trans Mountain Expansion. I can only imagine some of the rallying cries now bellowing from activists’ mouths (or perhaps clan...

Resources for Good: $1 Million Donated to Support Children’s Mental Health

Resources for Good: $1 Million Donated to Support Children’s Mental Health

Canada’s natural resource sector is an integral part of our national economy, supporting nearly two million jobs and generating tens of billions of dollars in government revenues each year. But often overlooked about the natural resources sector is the fact that these companie...

Why Does the World Need More Canadian Oil?

Why Does the World Need More Canadian Oil?

Key Points • Oil demand is projected to peak in anywhere between 2020 and 2041, although most estimates place this event at the end of the 2030s • Trillions of dollars of investment is required into the oil industry over the next two decades to keep up with global demand and p...

Canadian Refineries F.A.Q. - 7 Questions & Answers

Canadian Refineries F.A.Q. - 7 Questions & Answers

Key Points • Canada is home to 18 refineries with a total combined refining capacity of nearly 2 million barrels of oil per day • Eastern refineries rely on foreign nations with lower environmental, social, and governance (ESG) scores for some, if not all feedstock supply • Re...

2020 Was Hard! What Will 2021 Bring for Resource Workers?

2020 Was Hard! What Will 2021 Bring for Resource Workers?

Looking for work in hard times isn’t easy, but there are always reasons for hope Estella Petersen, Indigenous Heavy Equipment Operator in Canada's Oil SandsI’m filled with optimism when the New Year approaches. There’s so many possibilities, and one more year of living on thi...

Carbon Capture & Storage in the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry

Carbon Capture & Storage in the Canadian Oil & Gas Industry

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a new and important tool in lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the fight against climate change. This method of taking climate action has shown a lot of promise not just in Canada, but around the globe. The International Panel on Cli...