Supporter Spotlight: Charlene Johnson - July 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector. Our spotlight this month is Charlene Johnson, CEO of NOIA (Newfoundland and Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association). Charlene talks to us about the importance of oil & gas for our communities,...


3 Important Lessons Learned from the Keystone XL Pipeline

Keystone XL Under Construction Keystone XL (KXL) is now officially dead, and that's just too bad. After more than 15 years since first being proposed – a time over which global oil demand has risen by more than 10 million barrels per day (bpd) – TC Energy, the pipeline’s owner, has now confirmed...


Global Oil Demand to Return Sooner Than Thought: IEA

Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), says that his organization expects oil and gas demand to return to “pre-crisis” levels sooner than first anticipated. The IEA’s revelations come not even a month after it said that no new investment is needed in fossil fuel...


Canada’s Largest Oil Sands Producers Commit to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

SAGD Project - Cenovus Energy Five companies which together account for about 90 per cent of Canada’s oil sands production have announced an unprecedented alliance to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative aims to help Canada meet ...


Supporter Spotlight: Eric Nuttall - June 2021

“Supporter Spotlight” features Canadians with a passion for Canada’s Natural Resource sector.  Our spotlight this month is Eric Nuttall, Partner & Senior Portfolio Manager with Ninepoint Partners. Eric talks to us about the importance of the oil & gas sector for the Canadian economy.


Global Oil & Gas Pipeline Projects in 2021 & Beyond

Key Points • tens of thousands of kilometres of new oil and gas pipelines are proposed or under construction around the world • planned oil and gas pipeline construction decreased by 17 per cent due to COVID-19, projects that were almost entirely located in Western democratic countries • Canada i...


Experts Warn of Looming Oil & Gas Supply Shortages Post 2021

Key Points • The world runs the risk of massive oil and gas supply shortages if actions are not taken in the short term to increase investment and exploration • Trillions of dollars of new investment are needed to prevent the destabilization of oil and gas markets • Oil and gas supply shortages c...


5 Examples of Animal Protection by Trans Mountain

The Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) is huge news in Canada, and it should be put into the limelight more often for all the right reasons. For example, a core part of Trans Mountain’s modus operandi is to construct the pipeline using only the most environmentally friendly methods to ensure that th...


How Much Oil Does Canada Import? Too Much!

Just how much oil does Canada import every year? The answer is shocking, considering that Canada has the third-largest proven oil reserves in the world and would be more than capable of supplying itself with all the oil it ever needs - if only it had the infrastructure to do so. According to the...


Oil and Gas in Canada: 75+ Facts

Did you know that Canada is the world’s fourth-largest producer and exporter of oil and is also the fourth-largest producer and sixth largest exporter of natural gas? Generating tens of billions in government revenues each year and employing hundreds of thousands of Canadians, the oil and gas se...