The Facts

Commentary: Canada’s record on carbon emissions intensity

Commentary: Canada’s record on carbon emissions intensity

Want to know why Canadian oil and gas gets so little respect from anti-oil and gas activists? It’s not because Canada’s main energy sector is somehow a miscreant on measures of carbon emissions or anything else. Instead, it is often due to three approaches: focusing only on absolute emissions and ignoring the effect of economic growth and per capita measurements; skipping over the reality of a cold northern country; and making the perfect (utopian end) the enemy of the good.
Commentary: Parsing through energy subsidy estimates

Commentary: Parsing through energy subsidy estimates

When the issue of taxpayer subsidies for energy comes up — oil and gas and renewables alike — the public, policymakers and media could be forgiven if they feel like they’re drowning. Endless decimal points and numbers that run into the trillions can make it near impossible to grasp what it all means to one personally.
WATCH: CEC’s Mark Milke on how Canadian immigrants thrive working in oil and gas

WATCH: CEC’s Mark Milke on how Canadian immigrants thrive working in oil and gas

Canadian Energy Centre Executive Director of Research Mark Milke joined Business Insider host Mario Toneguzzi to discuss the findings of new research on new Canadians working in the oil and gas extraction sector.
Commentary: How new Canadians prosper – they work in oil and gas

Commentary: How new Canadians prosper – they work in oil and gas

A few years back, one of us (Mark) took an early morning taxi ride in Vancouver. The driver, originally from Latin America, began to complain—without any prompting—of how crazy it was that local anti-oil and gas protesters were trying to block the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.  
Commentary: The report of oil’s death is premature

Commentary: The report of oil’s death is premature

Worldwide oil consumption has been on an upward trajectory as of late, and with the Covid pandemic subsiding in much of the world, it appears that resumption in demand will soon be obvious this year and next.