http://business.financialpost.com/2012/08/09/canada-on-cusp-of-new-oil-era-as-heavy-crude-discounting-nears-end-canadian-naturals-laut/ If all goes according to plan, the pipeline to the west will not be required within 10 years. Instead, the need to feed refineries in Texas will be satisfied by supply them with Canadian heavy oil, a feed …
Ethanol and Drought
would it not make sense to lift the ethanol blending mandate in the USA?
Oil Sand News
Imperial Oil has reduced production costs and reduced carbon emissions to being on par with conventional oil. What are the environmentalists going to complain about now?
Markets Delivery Declining CO2 levels
It is amazing how the private sector economy works. A bit of private sector innovation has solved the problem that avoids massive taxation and government regulation. Meanwhile, several European countries are continuing to block the development of Shale Gas …
UK Fracking News
The UK has a break out of reasonable thinking?
Refugee Policy Reform
This editorial from Calgary is worth a read. With the changes, the government appears to be killing a fly with a sledgehammer. It should consider cutting back benefits only to those from designated countries of origin — who might only …
Car Sharing is a Good Idea
A group in Saskatoon is evaluating the feasibility of establishing a car sharing service in the city. To me, this is a good idea that can reduce the cost of transportation for a lot of people. Another desirable step would …
Memo to Vancouver about Alberta Oil
Have a nice summer with your stay at home vacations.
Experimental Lakes Program – Adding My Voice
I agree with this editorial from the Saskatoon Paper. At a time when global attention increasingly is focused on the environmental impact of oilsands development, and when the glacial melt that supplies fresh water for cities such as Calgary and …