Once Again, the U.S. Looks Past Keystone XL Pipeline to Less Responsible Oil Producers. Why?

Once Again, the U.S. Looks Past Keystone XL Pipeline to Less Responsible Oil Producers. Why?

The U.S. granted permission this past Saturday for one of its homegrown oil majors to start producing Venezuelan crude after the Maduro regime ‘agreed’ to hold talks with its political opposition. Just how much trust we can put into Venezuela’s current ruling autocracy to uph...

Canada Could Displace Half of Russian Energy on Global Markets: SURVEY

Canada Could Displace Half of Russian Energy on Global Markets: SURVEY

If Canada put its pedal to the metal, it could displace up to 59% of Russian natural gas exports and up to 46% of its oil sales over the next decade says a new report by SecondStreet.org. The survey comes when Europe – Russia’s largest oil and gas export destination – and oth...

COP27 Staged ‘Walkout’ on Oil Sands Not Conducive to Emission Reductions

COP27 Staged ‘Walkout’ on Oil Sands Not Conducive to Emission Reductions

Anti-Canadian oil and gas activists were in an uproar last week about their staged walkout on the oil sands delegation at COP27, celebrating as if it were some sensational heroic act to ‘stand up’ to one of the only oil-producing jurisdictions in the world that has committed ...

Canada Already Has a Windfall Tax on Oil & Gas, Let's Have an Informed Conversation.

Canada Already Has a Windfall Tax on Oil & Gas, Let's Have an Informed Conversation.

Canada already has a working "windfall tax" on oil and gas companies. It’s called a scaling royalty system, so let's have an informed discussion about our world-class energy producers. Despite the overwhelming treasure trove of evidence and analyses showing how a windfall tax...

Nuclear Power in Canada: 25 Fun Facts

Nuclear Power in Canada: 25 Fun Facts

Did you know that Canada sources about 82 per cent of its electricity supply from non-emitting sources? Around 60 per cent of that power generation is hydroelectric, while nuclear power in Canada generates about 15 per cent. The remaining 7 per cent is made up of other non-hy...

U.S. Could Still Build Keystone XL, Decreasing Long-Term Need for Unfriendly Oil Suppliers

U.S. Could Still Build Keystone XL, Decreasing Long-Term Need for Unfriendly Oil Suppliers

Several suggestions from the U.S. over the past several months that it may scale down sanctions on Venezuela to increase oil supplies should make us all think of the Keystone XL (KXL) pipeline. The now-defunct project could have been a stable and reliable source of oil for U....

OPEC's Latest Oil Production Cuts Show Why the West Must Look to Canadian Energy

OPEC's Latest Oil Production Cuts Show Why the West Must Look to Canadian Energy

OPEC+, a group of the world's most influential oil producers, agreed to deep output cuts on Wednesday in an attempt to boost crude prices, despite calls from Western nations to pump more to help support the global economy. The 2 million barrel per day reduction from November ...

Is There a 'Business Case' for Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas? Just Ask These 12 Countries.

Is There a 'Business Case' for Canadian Liquefied Natural Gas? Just Ask These 12 Countries.

Europe’s unfolding energy crisis and desire to find new sources for energy supplies has led to fierce debate about developing new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals on Canada’s coastlines. The discussion raises the question: is there a “business case” for new Canadi...

35 Examples of How Energy Shortages Negatively Affect People, Prosperity and the Planet

35 Examples of How Energy Shortages Negatively Affect People, Prosperity and the Planet

An energy crisis has been developing across the world over the past few years. Exacerbated by the war in Ukraine, these supply shortages are accompanied by many real-world consequences for people, prosperity, and the planet. Here are more than 30 tweets showing us all just wh...

Canadian LNG Can Play a Role in Underpinning Global Energy Security, If We Let It

Canadian LNG Can Play a Big Role in Underpinning Global Energy Security, If We Let It

It’s 2022, and Canada still doesn’t have a single major liquefied natural gas export facility built. Meanwhile, natural gas prices in Europe and Asia are reaching all-time-highs [1], forcing several industries to return to more greenhouse gas (GHG) intensive forms of energy. ...