B.C. Canadian LNG can have a domino effect to help Europe

B.C. Canadian LNG can have a domino effect to help EuropeCanadian LNG cost competitive due to its relatively low shipping and liquefaction costs As European countries like Germany race to build new liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals to keep the lights on and the heat running, analysts say LNG from western Canada could help. Mainly destined for Asia, LNG shipped from B.C. could help…

Asia can reduce emissions with Canadian LNG

Asia can reduce emissions with Canadian LNGCanadian LNG beats most other exporters when it comes to emissions Asia’s demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) is rising fast as countries look for cleaner alternatives to coal while their economies expand. According to a new report by global research consultancy Wood Mackenzie, Asia should import LNG from Canada to significantly reduce its emissions.…

Oil and gas demand to stay strong through 2050

Oil and gas demand to stay strong through 2050New IEA scenarios show that oil and gas will remain critical long into the future The latest outlook for energy demand to 2050 underscores Canada’s opportunity to supply responsibly produced oil and gas as the world works to reduce emissions. In all three scenarios published on Oct. 27 by the International Energy Agency (IEA), oil…

European Union wrong to endorse ‘fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty’

The world requires abundant, reliable, affordable energy to thrive

European Union wrong to endorse ‘fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty’The European Parliament is endorsing a dangerous and misguided “fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty” that would cause harm to people around the world. The political forum is recommending that European Union member states phase out fossil fuels as soon as possible and stop all new investments in fossil fuel extraction. The " treaty " implies that…

Germany backtracks on a renewable energy future

The transition to a renewables future is not as simple as some people would like

Germany backtracks on a renewable energy futureA leading architect of Germany’s “Energiewende” push towards wind and solar over coal, oil, gas and nuclear admits that renewable energy alone is insufficient to maintain reliable supply. The comments by Peter Altmaier, who served as federal minister for economic affairs and energy from 2018 to 2021, come as Germany remains under a natural gas…

Fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty will hurt Canadians

Oil is used to make everything from clothing, computers, cell phones, car components and furniture to medical equipment

Fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty will hurt CanadiansEnvironmental activists are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to endorse a dangerous and misguided “fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty” ahead of the COP27 climate summit in Egypt. They want Trudeau to tell Canadians and the world that ongoing use of Canada’s oil and gas is an imminent threat to human society as bad as the…

Indigenous ownership in Canadian oil and gas takes huge step

But Trudeau government's emissions cap threatens future prosperity

Indigenous ownership in Canadian oil and gas takes huge stepA massive milestone has been reached in the growing trend of Indigenous people taking ownership of Canadian oil and gas projects. Twenty-three First Nations and Métis communities in northern Alberta are investing $1.1 billion to become part owners of seven Enbridge oil sands pipelines. It’s described as the largest energy-related Indigenous partnership transaction in North…

Mark Ruffalo is wrong (again) about Coastal GasLink

'He does not think beyond the pipeline. He does not think beyond the cause of the day'

Mark Ruffalo is wrong (again) about Coastal GasLinkAmerican actor Mark Ruffalo took another uninformed swipe at the Coastal GasLink pipeline this week, claiming via Twitter that “the cleanest river in North America is about to be sacrificed to the oil and gas industry” because of project construction. Earlier this year, Ruffalo joined other celebrities to demand that RBC cease funding Coastal GasLink,…

Trudeau government discriminating against oil and gas

Singling out oil and gas doesn’t make sense

Trudeau government discriminating against oil and gasCanada’s strategy to single out greenhouse gas emissions from the oil and gas industry could make it harder to meet overall reduction targets, according to two leading energy analysts. Neither of Ottawa’s two proposed policies to cap and reduce oil and gas emissions would allow carbon market trading with other industries. That’s a problem, says…

Trudeau is wrong about the viability of LNG

Growing LNG exports is in Canada’s and our allies' best interest

Trudeau is wrong about the viability of LNGPrime Minister Justin Trudeau isn’t optimistic about liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to Europe because he says there’s no business case. Even though the chancellor of Germany just came to Canada asking for LNG to help fill the five new import terminals it’s building. And even though companies are ready to invest, if given the…
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