Advocacy & Opinion

Crude reality: The end of oil is a good way off

Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 3:07 PM MST

China’s oil imports were up last week, with month-over-month imports increasing by 20 percent. This year, oil demand growth will…

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How would you write Canada's job application for global energy leader? ​

Sunday, November 12, 2017, 6:06 PM MST

Here’s a project for my energy and social media colleagues. Let’s collectively build what I describe below as a tool…

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​Canada’s politicians aren’t energy literate, and it’s crippling the country

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 3:09 PM MST

Should there be an energy version of the SAT for aspiring Canadian politicians?We’ve all heard about aspiring American high school…

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​Ordinary Canadians have the power to restore investment certainty in Canadian oil and gas

Wednesday, November 1, 2017, 5:45 PM MDT

Canada has millions of oil and gas investors. They just don't know how their dollars are working for them. They’re…

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Canadians aren’t unified behind a clear energy-environment-economy goal, but we could be

Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:35 PM MDT

Maybe Canada needs Jim Collins to help us get a grip on energy policy. Here’s why. Most folks who have…

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How family reunions could help solve Canada’s energy polarization problem

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 10:02 PM MDT

Can families do a better job getting Canada out of its energy policy rut?Here's an idea: oil and gas companies…

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​Time to question foreign influence on Canada’s oil debate

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 3:02 PM MDT

With the kids back to school and Thanksgiving now behind us, for Canadian households the fall season brings a few…

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Thanks for the memories: Canada’s lessons in the folly of relying on ‘inevitable’ benefits from oil and gas

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 2:42 PM MDT

A notable Canadian petroleum 40th anniversary passed by this year without a whisper of celebration. The silence was understandable.Industry suffered…

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​Canadian oil and gas is trapped in a Sisyphean circle, and industry itself is partly to blame

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 3:05 PM MDT

You don’t have to know Sisyphus to know his struggles. He’s the mythical Greek king doomed for eternity to push…

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