Advocacy & Opinion


The role of Canada’s resources in delivering our modern world

Monday, October 19, 2020, 6 AM MDT

This place we call home, Canada, is outstanding in so many ways. From the landscapes to the mountains to the…

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Upcoming summit a worthwhile event for Alberta’s new jobs minister, who faces ‘Herculean’ task ahead

Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 4:30 PM MDT

We know Doug Schweitzer is a pretty busy fellow these days, what with his new job as Alberta’s Minister of…

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​Russia plans $1.1 billion in tax breaks to lure tech companies

Friday, July 17, 2020, 6:41 AM MDT

Russia plans to grant local technology companies more than 76 billion rubles ($1.1 billion) in annual tax breaks to help…

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​Opinion: In the midst of coronavirus crisis lies great opportunity for Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry

Friday, June 5, 2020, 6:13 AM MDT

Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore oil and gas industry is facing major challenges due to plummeting oil prices and the COVID-19…

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Opinion: ​COVID-19 blows a $400 billion hole in global energy

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 6:29 AM MDT

COVID-19 has blown a $400 billion hole in global energy. How we fix it will determine our success or failure…

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​Opinion: Texas, like OPEC, can't turn back time for oil

Monday, April 20, 2020, 7:08 AM MDT

The Texas Railroad Commission has been petitioned to go back in time. The commission just held a marathon hearing on…

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Opinion: Churchill pipeline a rare opportunity for Indigenous

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 7:07 AM MDT

A pipeline to the Port of Churchill would revitalize the long-neglected economies of northern Manitoba and northern Saskatchewan. But the…

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​Opinion: Alberta’s bright near term future

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 2:44 PM MDT

Snow is falling, and the first days after Easter weekend are cold, dark and lonely. April and May snowstorms in…

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​McMillan: Energy sector helping Canada weather COVID-19 storm

Thursday, April 9, 2020, 7:01 AM MDT

For the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and our member companies, health and safety is a top priority. We…

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​Canadians need the oil and gas industry now more than ever

Wednesday, April 8, 2020, 7:06 AM MDT

Some media organizations have chosen this turbulent time to publish viewpoints of anti-oil industry organizations, opining that it’s a great…

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​Negative oil prices? They’re already here

Thursday, April 2, 2020, 6:20 AM MDT

Oil markets are in pain. Demand has plummeted, with about three billion people under lockdown just as the world faces…

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Energy jobs could be greener after coronavirus

Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 6:25 AM MDT

Energy enables work. Here endeth the physics lesson, because this is about jobs. Oil and gas, like most other sectors,…

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