Canadian Oil Sands GHG Intensity Down 23% Since 2009: ANALYSIS

Key Points: · Canada's oil sands GHG intensity average is down 23% since 2009 · Despite a rise in production, absolute oil sands emissions stayed flat in 2022 · The "decoupling" of oil sands production and emissions is making progress Canada’s oil sands producers are well known for their decad...


Pipeline vs. Rail: Which Method is Best for Transporting Oil?

What is the best way to transport oil from reliable supply sources, such as Canada's oil sands, to buyers abroad? Given the pushback by non-governmental organizations to obstruct and delay all Canadian oil and gas pipelines into perpetuity based on environmental claims, it is a good question tha...


15 Examples of Past, Present & Future 'Peak Oil' Predictions

The concept of 'peak oil' has a long and inaccurate history. According to prominent economist and oil analyst David Yergin, the first predictions of peak oil production go way back to the 1880s when some American experts believed the exhaustion of Pennsylvania's oil fields would spell doom for t...


When Will Tales of 'Peak Oil' Finally Come True?

When the last global pandemic spread worldwide, people everywhere bunkered down at home to ride out the virus. The use of petroleum products dropped drastically as a result, with global oil consumption bottoming out at about 70% of pre-pandemic levels in what has become known as the "Black April...


DEBATE: Oil & Gas Divestment in Canada - Part 2

Does divesting from responsible Canadian oil and gas production hurt or help our families, Indigenous communities, global energy security and the environment? Is the "divest from Canadian energy" movement actually accomplishing anything, or is it more empty symbolism from opponents that will do ...


Oil Sands Reclamation: 26 Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

What does oil sands reclamation look like in Canada? That's a good question, and an important one to explain in full considering that Canada’s oil sands has long been in the crosshairs of anti-oil and gas activists looking to de-market our oil and prevent it from getting to world consumers. A co...


A Cap on Canadian Oil & Natural Gas is a Cap on Energy Security

Why should you care about a possible up-and-coming emissions cap on Canadian oil and natural gas producers? Apart from potential economic consequences, the policy also poses a major risk to the energy security of Canadians and our allies. Canada’s oil and gas companies are expected to reduce tot...


Sulphur in Canada: Everything You Need to Know

Did you know Canada was the world's sixth-largest sulphur producer in 2021 [4]? Although sulphur isn't known for its pleasant smell, the non-metallic chemical element is incredibly useful in our day-to-day lives. Sulphur production began in Canada primarily as a byproduct of oil and gas extract...


Canadian Oil Sands Not "High Cost" or "Economically Unviable" to Produce: REPORT

How many times have you heard the claim that oil sands production is "too expensive" for the sector’s longevity in a world looking to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels? Because of its "costly" nature, anti-Canadian energy activists suggest the oil sands won’t be economically viable when oil de...


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

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 uphold this commitment ...