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A Joint Venture with CAPP: Reducing GHGs from transportation

Over the past three decades, significant strides have been made to reduce the environmental impact of transportation fuels such as gasoline. These include reduced air emissions and water use in the refining process, and removal of lead and benzene in fuel. 464 more words


Energy sector grapples with acute labour shortages

Any legitimate job offering $80,000-plus as a starting salary should be an easy sell to students in these troubled economic times, right? Wrong.

“Even in Alberta there is a poor connection in the K-12 education system to find balanced information about the oil and gas industry,” says Cheryl Knight, executive director and chief executive of the Petroleum HR Council of Canada. 1,249 more words

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Transportation fuel shift stuck in slow lane

Killing the internal-combustion engine could be as simple as pulling the trigger.

Except there is nobody holding the gun.

Every day, Canadians pump about 200 million litres or 80 Olympic-sized swimming pools worth of gasoline into their vehicles, says a report released by the Canadian Petroleum Products Institute released this week. 1,122 more words


Political battle heats up over national energy strategy

By Jason Fekete

OTTAWA — Political battle lines are being drawn over a proposed national energy strategy, with industry groups onside and the Conservatives and opposition parties sparring over what it should include. 699 more words


Refining sector’s Goldilocks choice

By Peter Boag

Canada’s oil refiners have been providing quality and reliable transportation fuels for the past century. They fuel the movement of people and goods essential to our economy and quality of life. 744 more words


Fossil fuels still in our future

Gasoline and diesel dominate because they are energy-dense

By Peter Boag

There is a more sustainable energy future for Canada, but wishful thinking will not get us there. 814 more words

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