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...

We Need Your Support for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion!

We Need Your Support for the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion!

In 2013, the National Energy Board (NEB) of Canada approved Kinder Morgan’s proposal to twin the existing Trans Mountain Pipeline. Since then, what has transpired is a fiasco that has led to delay after delay, time and time again. Lots of uncertainty over government policies a...

Pipelines vs. Rail: Which Method is Safer for Transporting Oil?

Pipelines vs. Rail: Which Method is Safer for Transporting Oil?

Over the past decade the failure of various levels of Canadian governments to get pipelines built has ignited debate on a very important question: Which is a safer means to transport oil to market? Is it pipelines, or trains / rail cars via railways?This question arises from ...

Alberta’s Oil Production on the Rise in 2018

Alberta’s Oil Production on the Rise in 2018

Oil production in Alberta has increased alongside rising global oil demand. Canada’s provincial economic powerhouse produced 238,000 more barrels per day in the first 8 months of 2018 than it did over the same time frame the year before. Extraction is also on the rise. Since 2...

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

A lot of people wonder just how much greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are created by mid-stream components such as pipelines. In Canada, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) sheds some light on this topic. According to the latest data from 2014, you might be amazed at...

Texas Pipelines Full Steam Ahead While Canadian Pipelines on Hold Indefinately

Texas Pipelines Full Steam Ahead While Canadian Pipelines on Hold Indefinately

In Texas, millions of barrels of new pipeline capacity is under construction to get their oil to market. According to Bloomberg, major Permian Crude Pipelines projects currently underway include: Gray Oak – Complete in end of 2019 – 700,000 – +1,000,000 bpd EPIC – Complete...

The Oil & Gas Industry is Active Across Canada

The Oil & Gas Industry is Active Across Canada

Did you know that 12 of the 13 provinces and territories in Canada have an active petroleum industry stimulating the economy within their respective boundaries in some way or another? These companies are using goods and services in many regions throughout the country, making t...