Global Oil Demand is Growing & Canada Should be a Choice Supplier

Global Oil Demand is Growing & Canada Should be a Choice Supplier

Canada’s oil and gas industry has been in the spotlight for many years, but not because it has been named the top oil producer in the world or is now the third largest LNG exporter (headlines which are true for the USA).Rather, the spotlight has been the result of a decade-lon...

Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Did you know that Canada is home to the world's third largest recoverable oil reserves? Most of Canada's oil is found in the oil sands in the western province of Alberta. Did you also know that the companies operating in oil sands are required to adhere to some of the strictes...

CERI Forecasts Huge Economic Contribution from Oil and Gas to Canada, 2019-2029

CERI Forecasts Huge Economic Contribution from Oil and Gas to Canada, 2019-2029

Just how important is oil and gas to the Canadian economy? We gave the best answer we could in a previous blog, but new studies by the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) shed even more light on the topic. Two CERI reports released in July of 2019 forecast the economic c...

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

According to the latest data from the Alberta government (2016), the active footprint of various stages of oilsands reclamation and disturbance was: Total active footprint – 95,301.5 hectares Ready for reclamation – 376.5 hectares Soils placed (terrestrial & wetlands &...

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

What does oil sands reclamation look like? That's a good question, and an important one to show and answer considering that Canada’s oil sands has been the number one target of many special interest and environmental groups looking to de-market Canadian oil by preventing it f...

Canada is a Top 10 Global Energy Producer!

Canada is a Top 10 Global Energy Producer!

Did you know that Canada is a global top 10 energy producer? It’s not just for oil and natural gas, either. We are a top 10 global producer of many other forms of energy too! Canada is lucky to have vast petroleum reserves, while also being blessed with a rich and diverse arra...

United States LNG, Petroleum Product Exports Set New Records in 18/19

United States LNG, Petroleum Product Exports Set New Records in 18/19

The United States, which just happens to be Canada’s number one competitor for oil and gas markets, has reached a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) export record of 4.7 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in May of 2019. The country became the world’s 3rd top LNG exporter this ye...

Who Supports the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion in Canada?

Who Supports the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion in Canada?

With all the media coverage of anti-pipeline protestors and anti-pipeline narratives over the past several years, you would think no one in Canada supports the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX). This is a major misconception many have about the project which could not be...

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...