TMX Pipeline: 5 Facts You Should Know

TMX Pipeline: 5 Facts You Should Know

The TMX Pipeline is as hot of a topic as there is in Canada. Polls show a majority of British Columbians, Albertans and Canadians support the project, but opposition groups have been successful in delaying its construction time and time again. So, what is the TMX Pipeline all ...

Demand for Alberta Oil Sands in Asia is Alive and Well

Demand for Alberta Oil Sands in Asia is Alive and Well

Another final decision by the federal government on whether or not to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion will happen tomorrow, June 18th, 2019. In response to the National Energy Board’s second approval of the Trans Mountain expansion earlier this year, anti-pipeli...

10 Must-Know Facts on Alberta’s Oil and Gas Industry

10 Must-Know Facts on Alberta’s Oil and Gas Industry

Sometimes it’s almost as if we live on another planet devoid of facts, logic and common sense. The unbalanced and relentless attack on Alberta’s energy sector which has labelled the oil sands as the harbinger of the apocalypse is a prime example of where some logical thinking ...

What is the Economic Contribution of Refineries in Ontario?

What is the Economic Contribution of Refineries in Ontario?

Did you know that 4 of Ontario’s oil refineries make up about 20 per cent of Canada’s total refining capacity, and that about 80 per cent of their feedstock comes from the western part of the country? When it comes to refinery output and the economy, the larger the numbers, th...

Bill C-48 Ignores Canada’s East Coast + World Tanker Activity. Why?

Bill C-48 Ignores Canada’s East Coast + World Tanker Activity. Why?

What is Bill C-48? In short, it’s a piece of legislation that will absolutely destroy future opportunities for Canada's oil and gas industry to export oil by banning petroleum tanker traffic off the coast of British Columbia. This ban extends from the northern tip of Vancouve...

What Can a Single Barrel of Oil Make?

What Can a Single Barrel of Oil Make?

Oil has been getting a lot of attention these days. That’s especially true in Canada, a country which seems to be one of the only places in the world where it’s next to impossible to build a pipeline, all the while world demand for this "black gold" continues to grow every yea...

Does Ontario Benefit from Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry?

Does Ontario Benefit from Canada’s Oil and Gas Industry?

The short answer is yes! But who’s in for short answers nowadays? In today’s current climate of misinformation and fear mongering about Canada’s natural resource sector, most of which has been spread by foreign-funded “environmental” groups who only oppose Canadian energy, th...

3 Facts: Why Pipelines are Good for the Environment

3 Facts: Why Pipelines are Good for the Environment

If a petroleum refinery was a beating heart, transmission pipelines would be the veins bringing blood to and from. Truth is that pipelines are the lifeblood of modern society, as they are the mechanism that allows us to ship oil and natural gas safely and effectively, which is...

CBC TV’s The Weekly – Krause vs. Berman – A Canada Action Viewers’ Guide

CBC TV’s The Weekly – Krause vs. Berman – A Canada Action Viewers’ Guide

Wendy Mesley interviews Vivian Krause and Tzeporah Berman – Jan 20th, 2019 The Weekly with Wendy Mesley (CBC TV Jan. 20th, 2019) opens with a short video discussing the history of the Rockefeller oil empire, and its eventual endowment of the philanthropic – and many would say ...

What Does the Oil Sands Look Like? You'd Be Surprised...

What Does the Oil Sands Look Like? You'd Be Surprised...

So, what does the oil sands in Canada look like? You'd be surprised, especially considering this vast oil reserve is often incorrectly referred to as the "tar sands," and the photos we usually see in media nowadays are those of open mines. But just a small percent of the oil s...