Category Archives: Oil and Gas

Large Alberta oilsands mine in public interest despite ‘significant adverse’ effects: panel

ENVIRONMENT July 25, 2019 By Lauren Krugel The Canadian Press An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray, on July 9, 2008. An oil worker holds raw sand bitumen near Fort McMurray, on July 9, 2008. THE CANADIAN … Continue reading

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Innovation Energy: The hot new fuel that could bring jobs and growth back to Canada’s oilpatch – Financial Post

Like oil and gas, drills are used to bring the hot water and brine of aquifers in the earth’s crust to the surface. Leduc #1 Energy Discovery Centre BY GEOFFREY MORGAN ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: JUL 24, 2019 https://business.financialpost.com/commodities/energy/innovation-energy-the-hot-new-fuel-that-could-bring-jobs-and-growth-back-to-canadas-oilpatch

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NEW FEDERAL-PROVINCIAL RULES WILL ALLOW ‘INEVITABLE’ RELEASE OF ‘TREATED’ WASTE WATER FROM TOXIC TAR SANDS TAILINGS

FULL STORY: GLOBE AND MAIL @GLOBEANDMAIL Ottawa, Alberta eye looser rules for releasing oil-sands wastewater JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED MAY 20, 2019 UPDATED MAY 20, 2019 @JEFFALEWIS1 Wikipedia — Commentary If the toxic tailings are dried and water treated … Continue reading

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Nearly two-thirds of Canadians oppose provincial governments spending taxpayers’ dollars to battle federal carbon tax, poll says

Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to media in Bracebridge, Ont., on May 3, 2019. SHAWN MCCARTHY GLOBAL ENERGY REPORTER OTTAWA PUBLISHED MAY 13, 2019 UPDATED MAY 13, 2019 FRED THORNHILL/THE CANADIAN PRESS Nearly two-thirds of Canadians oppose provincial governments spending … Continue reading

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Illinois might start charging $1,000 per year to own an electric vehicle: ‘It’s outrageous’ – Chicago Tribune

Nicoletta Skarlatos, of Chicago, stands May 9, 2019, with the Tesla Model S that she purchased to avoid having to pay to keep a gas tank filled. Skarlatos and other owners of electric cars may be facing a $1,000 annual … Continue reading

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Oil Tankers, protesting, Irving and Canadian oil and gas

Canada Action Black outline denotes where ENGO’s are fighting to ban tankers. Red shapes are tankers. All the while the world is closing in on consuming 100 million barrels of oil a day. ENGO’s only want to land-lock Canadian oil. … Continue reading

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B.C. introduces law to require cars, trucks sold by 2040 be zero emission

(Toby Talbot/Associated Press) British Columbia Legislation aims to phase out gas-powered vehicles The Canadian Press · Posted: Apr 10, 2019 4:08 PM PT | Last Updated: April 10 The legislation would apply to new vehicles for sale or lease. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-introduces-law-to-require-cars-trucks-sold-by-2040-be-zerContinue reading

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