Advocacy & Opinion


​An open letter on why Haisla Nation stands behind LNG

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 7:27 AM MST

This is an open letter that was published on the Haisla Nation website, directed to opponents and critics of LNG…

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​Is next-gen wells-to-wheels analysis a potential teaching tool?

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 1:37 PM MST

We all have that T-Shirt: You know the one, inscribed with: It seemed like a good idea at the time.…

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​Alberta’s country anthem: We May Be Hurtin’…But We Ain’t Dyin’

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 2:52 PM MST

Photo by Gavin WhitnerThings have devolved into such a state of ridiculous zaniness on Canada's energyscape that perhaps it's time…

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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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​Alberta and Ontario: Two crises, one ineffectual government

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:05 AM MST

One crisis in the West. One crisis in the East. Can Prime Minister Justin Trudeau feel the eyes on his…

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​The high-tech nature of our oil and gas sector needs to be understood by all Canadians

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 7:21 PM MST

Someone is planning to slowly kill Silicon Valley — to scrub from existence the companies and their employees making so…

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​Canada’s sad march to energy industry oblivion: Gwyn Morgan

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 1:56 PM MST

My belief in the importance of Canadian-headquartered companies goes back to the early 1970s when, as a young engineer, I…

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​Should the oil and gas industry threaten to strike?

Sunday, November 25, 2018, 1:45 PM MST

Maybe the oil and gas sector should take a page from the CUPW playbook and go on rotating strike.Look how…

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​5 sure-fire ways to kill your company’s innovation

Monday, November 19, 2018, 7:13 AM MST

Innovation is difficult to come by. It is a fleeting concept that eludes most companies. In fact, the odds of…

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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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​Renewable energy aspiration realities

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 7:03 AM MST

The Tesla factor is fuelling international focus on electricity’s potential for shifting global transportation away from reliance on fossil fuels.…

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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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