Advocacy & Opinion


Why the Petroleum Hall of Fame needs to meet the Energy Futures Lab

Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7:12 AM MST

This is a tale of two energy industry non-profits – both doing good things for the sector.At first blush, it…

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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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Trudeau's wrong-headed approach to climate change: Gwyn Morgan

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 7:02 AM MDT

With polls showing the Liberals in a tight contest with the Conservatives, the Trudeau government needed to find a defining…

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​Trans Mountain Expansion in for hopeless consultations and useless studies: Gwyn Morgan

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7:13 AM MDT

For the second time in two years, three judges with the Federal Court of Appeal struck down a crucially important…

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Questions answered, answers questioned in LNG Canada decision

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 7:07 AM MDT

This much is clear: the formal Final Investment Decision of the LNG Canada megaproject is an extraordinary opportunity for Northern…

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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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​Paying three times on Trans Mountain. What else would you expect?

Monday, September 24, 2018, 2:50 PM MDT

How do you like paying for the same thing three times?Because that’s what we’re doing, if this Trans Mountain Expansion…

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​Indigenous support for BC LNG provides a working model for resource agreements

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 7:15 AM MDT

The division and acrimony among some First Nation communities over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project can mask the many…

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Trans Mountain verdict not the whole truth

Saturday, September 8, 2018, 10:17 AM MDT

No doubt the lesson was unintended, but the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal taught pearls of wisdom about itself with…

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'8,000 jobs disappeared this morning, and one of them was mine'

Saturday, September 1, 2018, 5:40 PM MDT

In the aftermath of the Federal Court of Appeal’s horrendous decision to stop work on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project,…

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​Trudeau and taxpayers take it on the nose in Trans Mountain fight

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 2:55 PM MDT

Last week was Donald Trump’s nightmare, what with his major aides flipping on him. This week is Justin Trudeau’s, what…

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​Liability strategies reinforce regulator's protection of the ‘public interest’

Thursday, August 23, 2018, 5:30 PM MDT

The old axiom “...the more things change; the more they stay the same” exists for very good reason. Consider that…

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