Natural Gas-to-Liquids Coming to the U.S.

Energy, Ian Madsen, Natural Resources, Publications, Transportation, Uncategorized

Few “alternative fuels” hold the promise of abundance, reliability, high-yield, portability, compatibility, and strategic enhancement that the transformation of natural gas to liquid does. This backgrounder examines the economic, strategic and environmental implications of a market capable of delivering millions of tons of transport fuel derived from natural gas.

There Will Be Oil: For decades, advocates of ‘peak oil’ have been predicting a crisis in energy supplies. They’ve been wrong at every turn, says Daniel Yergin.

Energy, Environment, Frontier Centre, Natural Resources, Uncategorized, Worth A Look

Since the beginning of the 21st century, a fear has come to pervade the prospects for oil, fueling anxieties about the stability of global energy supplies. It has been stoked by rising prices and growing demand, especially as the people of China and other emerging economies have taken to the road.

What If Quebecers Got Their Wish, And The Oilsands Closed?: Economic impact would be devastating, even affecting Quebec’s social programs

Environment, Frontier Centre, Natural Resources, Quebec (historic), Uncategorized, Worth A Look

“Closing down Alberta’s oil industry would immediately stop the production of 1.8 million barrels of oil a day. Supply and demand being what it is, oil prices would go up and therefore the cost at the pump would go up, too, increasing the cost of everything else.”