Jackie Forrest

Jackie Forrest is vice-president of energy research with ARC Financial, where she is responsible for actively monitoring emerging strategic trends related to Canadian oil and gas. Prior to joining ARC, she was the leader of North American crude oil research for IHS CERA.

Among her many roles, Jackie has been an active facilitator in the debate surrounding Canada’s future oilsands development, and has published more than 15 public papers on topics critical to the oilsands industry including five papers on life cycle GHG emissions from crude oil.


​Coronavirus: Implications for oil and gas

Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 1:30 PM MST

As the Coronavirus spreads, so does a potential contagion for lower oil prices. The virus is likely to infect global…

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​Big oil and gas questions for 2020

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 7:19 AM MST

As we flip the calendar into the new year and a new decade, it’s a good time to pause and…

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​The fiscal pulse of Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry

Monday, November 4, 2019, 7:12 AM MST

What is the fiscal health of the Canadian oil patch this year? It is a mixed diagnosis. While commodity prices,…

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​Majority rules - unless it's a minority: Forrest

Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 7:23 PM MDT

Canadians have spoken, voting in a Liberal minority government on October 21. As the name implies, minority governments have less…

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Not so fast: The case for delaying Enbridge’s Mainline open season

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 7:14 AM MDT

This year is the 70th anniversary of the Enbridge Mainline. Age has not diminished the pipeline’s importance. The system makes…

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​Photos: Betting on more growth from the Permian Basin

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

When flying into the Midland airport in West Texas, there was no doubt that I had arrived in oil country.…

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​CERAWEEK 2019: Trends and transitions

Friday, March 22, 2019, 7:21 AM MDT

The energy world’s top leaders and influencers recently gathered in Houston for the annual IHS Markit CERAWeek. Discussion at the…

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​Can Canada help fill the heavy oil shortage on the U.S. Gulf Coast?

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 6:21 PM MST

The US has announced economic sanctions that effectively stop imports of Venezuelan oil.This leaves the complex refineries in Texas and…

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​Production cuts deliver an early Christmas present: Forrest

Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 1:51 PM MST

It was looking as if OPEC and Russia would deliver a lump of coal for Christmas, especially with President Donald…

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OPEC+ still in the business of managing oil markets: Forrest

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 2:27 PM MST

This past weekend, the OPEC+ group met in Abu Dhabi. These Monitoring Committee gatherings typically don’t warrant too much attention,…

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There’s light at the end of the pipeline for Canadian oil producers: Forrest

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 6:07 PM MDT

Western Canada has the cheapest oil prices in the world. Canadian heavy oil is selling for US$45 under WTI, and…

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China's energy market: My view from the bullet train

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 5:25 PM MDT

What happens in China has consequences for global energy markets. That’s why I was excited to journey to the Asian…

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