Jim Bentein

Jim Bentein is a regular contributor to JWN publications. 


The Trans Mountain Expansion is vital for business growth in Western Canada: Tundra Process Solutions

Monday, November 28, 2016, 7:42 AM MST

In partnership with Business in Vancouver, JWN looks at the potential business impacts of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion…

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​Argentina appears ready to tap its massive shale play, creating opportunity for Canadian companies

Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 7:27 AM MST

Murray McCartney isn’t crying for Argentina.That’s because the company he is president and chief executive officer of, Calgary-based Crown Point…

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​Ian MacGregor is hunting the dollar signs in Alberta’s oilfield carbon emissions

Monday, November 7, 2016, 7:24 AM MST

Ian MacGregor is passionate about the potential to capture Alberta’s abundant man-made CO2 bounty and use it to extract millions…

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​Alberta's energy minister is heading to Mexico to promote investment

Friday, September 30, 2016, 7:33 AM MDT

Mazatlan — Alberta-based oil and gas and power sector companies could generate “billions of dollars of opportunities” as a result…

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​Canada’s new entrants into Mexico oil and gas see a future that may not include Pemex

Monday, June 13, 2016, 7:22 AM MDT

The financial stress of Mexican state-owned oil and gas company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), which faces a wall of debt totalling…

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Winnipeg entrepreneur says Centrallia helped his business succeed

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:13 PM MDT

Anyone who has driven on a rural road or worked in remote areas where oil, mining, forestry or other development…

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This South Dakota business leader is looking forward to networking in Winnipeg at Centrallia

Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:40 PM MDT

Rock Nelson is a fifth generation South Dakotan—and South Dakota is in a different country a few thousand kilometres from…

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Proven global business-to-business "speed dating" coming to Winnipeg

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 7:29 PM MST

Winnipeg has long been viewed as the geographical, logistics and business centre of Canada, and this May the city will…

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No coal? No problem

Friday, February 12, 2016, 2 PM MST

Although the Alberta NDP government’s Climate Leadership Plan is terrible news for coal-fired power producers, who now face extinction, and…

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Escaping energy silos

Monday, November 16, 2015, 1:30 PM MST

A University of Calgary (U of C) energy and environmental professor and researcher believes oil and gas prices will stay…

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The One-Per-Cent Solution: Producers take initiative to reduce methane emissions, maintain green cred

Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 5:58 PM MST

In mid-August, when the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposed new standards to cut methane emissions in…

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Virtual Presence: Live visual streaming technology remotely connects experts to the field

Friday, October 23, 2015, 12:35 AM MDT

The rollout of what tech giants like Cisco Systems call the Internet of Things (IoT)—the company predicts there will be…

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