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Canadian Government proposing replacing the National Energy Board Regulator via Bill-C69 and appointing board members and high paid CEO

March 30 2019 – Various news sources plus commentary Here is an update on the status of Bill-C69, a collection of news articles, details of the appointments and some commentary. This bill passed in the house with Liberal majority and … Continue reading

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Alberta Energy Regulator suspends fracking well linked to Red Deer earthquake

SYLVAN LAKE, ALTA THE CANADIAN PRESS PUBLISHED MARCH 5, 2019 UPDATED MARCH 6, 2019 4.6 Magnitude earthquake from fracking caused houses to shake and power blackout early Monday morning in several communities on AB. Should this be a wake up … Continue reading

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Bankrupt companies can’t avoid oil well cleanups, top court says

JEFF LEWIS ENVIRONMENT REPORTER PUBLISHED JANUARY 31, 2019 https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/industry-news/energy-and-resources/article-bankrupt-energy-companies-cant-abandon-old-wells-supreme-court-says/

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Canadian crude oil prices have increased and trading at the lowest discount in ten years

Jan 18 2019 — LinkedIn Canadian crude oil prices have increased and are trading at the lowest discount to American oil in ten years. Canada’s Oil Trades At Smallest Discount To WTI In A Decade – oilprice.com Last year, the … Continue reading

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Subsidies for fossil fuels and investing revenues

Eamon Mac Mahon, ASSOCIATED PRESS Syncrude upgrader facilities on the Athabasca river near Fort McMurray Alberta — Dec 18 2018 – Collection of articles and reports – Kevin Yaworski — Liberals announce $1.6B for Western Canada’s beleaguered energy sector It … Continue reading

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Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

Collection of several articles and scientific research analysis. — The Trump Administration on August 2, 2018, released a proposal to freeze model year vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards at model year 2020 levels through model year 2026, … Continue reading

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Hustle in the oil patch: Inside a looming financial and environmental crisis – Investigation

Just a few years after the boom, energy companies are shedding distressed wells for next to nothing. It’s a brisk trade in junk assets — and it’s going virtually unchecked by regulators. Who will pay to clean it up? JEFF … Continue reading

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