October 19, 2017

Canadian energy is amongst the safest and greenest on the planet. So why aren’t we getting the credit?

By Brad Tennant 

With the Energy East pipeline being added to the list of unrealized Canadian energy megaprojects, hard questions about Canada’s collective energy future have crept up: 

  • Are politics and overregulation hurting the Canadian oil and natural gas industry’s capacity to innovate? 
  • Will Canada ever have a pipeline to the east coast? 
  • What does this mean for the future of the oil sands? 
  • What more can we do to show how safe and responsible oil and natural gas developed the Canadian way is? 

I could easily devote an entire blog post to each question. There has certainly been no shortage of post-mortem analysis and editorializing on the first three, but it’s the fourth question that I’d really like to dig into. 

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October 11, 2017

Six thoughts on what could have been with Energy East

By Brad Tennant 


Canadians are now coming to grips with the sad reality that Trans Canada’s Energy East pipeline project – once hailed as a generational undertaking with great nation-building potential – is not going to be built.

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September 29, 2017

Keep Canada Competitive


By Brad Tennant

On the gridiron of North American economic competitiveness, the United States is driving hard toward the goal line. The question is: where is Canada’s defence?

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