In the past week prominent political leaders staunchly declared that ‘oil is dead’. Now, we have three influential anti-development groups: Environmental Defence, San Francisco based Stand.Earth, and Équiterre who have released a poorly researched report that came to the absurd conclusion that “the oil sands are no longer in our national interest”.
On Tuesday we came across a piece of news that really highlighted just how badly Canada needs pipelines.
The company that owns Canada’s largest refinery applied to use tankers to bring oil from Burnaby, south through the Panama canal all the way north to Saint John New Brunswick!
Many of us have had to make significant sacrifices in order to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, that hasn’t stopped Canadian’s from stepping up to do their part and contribute when they can.
When we talk about 100 Mile House and the City of Kamloops the title “oil and gas towns” rarely come to mind. Forestry and mining are usually considered to be this region’s main focus. What you might not know is that while these communities don’t directly extract oil & gas in the upstream they are major transportation hubs for the oil and gas infrastructure in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest.
As Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA) Builder’s Circle Partners CAPP and the Canada’s Energy Citizens Outreach Team recently travelled to Fort St John to attend a speaking event hosted by the ICBA featuring Rex Murphy. Sadly, Rex was sick and unable to make it. As a result the event was canceled and is being rescheduled.