Andrew Sennyah lives in Calgary and is currently in his Masters of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, focusing on energy and environmental policy.
In lead-up to his master’s program, he spent the summer of 2017 at the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, as a Public Policy and Entrepreneurship intern. Through this, he saw first-hand how small businesses are affected by the oil and gas industry, especially in Alberta. Andrew believes in the Canadian oil and gas industry because it is a direct and indirect job creator in the Alberta economy.
In addition, he knows that exporting Canada’s oil and natural gas to East Asian markets could significantly improve environmental conditions in those countries because of the current reliance on coal. Canadian energy could replace this with our resources through improved market access and the building of the Trans Mountain pipeline.
As an immigrant from Malaysia, he has seen the difference in Canadian products. He stated, “Canadian produced oil and gas is the most ethical and environmentally friendly in the world, and we should share these abundant resources with the world.