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Opinion: Full speed ahead to a clean-energy economy

As Canadians, we sell ourselves short when it comes to what our energy sector is capable of.

There are growing signs that we must transition to a clean-energy economy — not only for our own health and our children’s health, but for the nation’s economic and social well-being. 576 more words

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Saudia Arabia set to pump maximum crude as battle for market share heats up

Not content with the blow it’s dealt to U.S. oil drillers, Saudi Arabia is set to escalate the battle for market share by raising production to maximum levels. 920 more words

Energy

Oilsands companies move from megaprojects to bite-sized drilling programs

The era of the megaproject in Canada’s oilsands is fading.

Crude’s price slump, pressure to get off fossil fuels and tax increases in Alberta are adding to high costs and a lack of pipelines, prompting producers from Suncor Energy to Imperial Oil to accelerate a shift to smaller projects. 866 more words

Energy

Era of Canada's oilsands megaproject fades as producers shift to bite-sized ventures

The era of the megaproject in Canada’s oilsands is fading.

Crude’s price slump, pressure to get off fossil fuels and tax increases in Alberta are adding to high costs and a lack of pipelines, prompting producers from Suncor Energy Inc. 925 more words

Energy

Darker drilling picture to cost 2,500 more oilfield jobs

Another 2,500 direct and indirect jobs are expected to disappear from the Canadian drilling sector in 2015 compared with a prediction made six months ago, says a group that represents oil and gas drilling companies. 516 more words

Energy

Jane Fonda boosts opposition to Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline

By Laura Kane

In 1970, Jane Fonda was arrested while marching with indigenous people during the occupation of Fort Lawton in Seattle, Wa.

Forty-five years later, the Academy Award-winning actress says she’s willing to be placed in handcuffs again while defending British Columbia’s coast from oil tankers. 395 more words

Energy

Letter: Oil is essential for food production

If we have zero emissions of carbon dioxide by 2050, no one will have to worry about their morning coffee. The reality is that there will not be enough food of any kind. 109 more words

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