August 09, 2017

What Pacific NorthWest LNG can teach Canada about how to compete

The flagship project in BC's fledgling liquified natural gas industry is no more.

In July, the state-owned Malaysian energy giant Petronas pulled the plug on its $36-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG development - sending the industry into even deeper uncertainty after years of stagnation.

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May 17, 2017

Myth-busting: Methane Emissions

As Energy Citizens, we are proud of Canada’s oil and natural gas industry.   

We know it is produced safely and in an environmentally responsible way in a country that has rule of law and respect for human rights.

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April 11, 2017

Oil and gas makes the Stanley Cup possible


With the playoffs only a few days away and Canada’s hockey-obsessed gearing up, I thought it might be a good time for a little thought exercise. 

Imagine the Stanley Cup playoffs without oil and natural gas. 

First thing’s first: Beer.

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March 07, 2017

Trans Mountain Townhall

As a member of Canada’s Energy Citizens, you understand the vital role the oil and gas industry plays in BC’s economy. Over 20,000 people are employed in BC by industry which contributed over $1.5 billion to the provincial government last year alone. This money helps fund the schools, healthcare and other important infrastructure we need to build a bright future for our province and our families

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February 27, 2017

As global energy demand rises, let’s not leave Canada out

Global energy demand is going nowhere but up. In the next 25 years, it’s estimated that about $25 trillion - with a ’T’ - will have to be invested in oil and gas in order to satisfy humanity’s energy needs. 

That’s a huge number. All we as Canadians really need to know is this: That money is going to be invested somewhere. 

This is an issue the world needs to take seriously. Those resources will have to come from somewhere, but very few of the countries who supply the world with energy share the commitment to environmental innovation and responsible energy that Canada has.  


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