The Facts

Commentary: Don’t be deceived about the extreme elements of Canada’s ‘Just Transition’

Commentary: Don’t be deceived about the extreme elements of Canada’s ‘Just Transition’

There has been lots of talk about Canada’s so-called “Just Transition,” but so far little comprehensive analysis of its impact on the national economy and workforce. One of the most controversial elements of the “Just Transition” are calls by some for a shutdown of Canada’s oil and gas industry to curb the country’s 1.6 percent contribution to global GHG emissions.
WATCH: CEC’s Mike Simpson on the contribution of oil and gas on Canada’s economy

WATCH: CEC’s Mike Simpson on the contribution of oil and gas on Canada’s economy

Canadian Energy Centre Executive Director of Operations Mike Simpson joined Business Insider host Mario Toneguzzi to discuss the contribution of the oil and gas sector to Canada’s economy.
Commentary: The numbers tell the story – oil and gas is important to the B.C. economy

Commentary: The numbers tell the story – oil and gas is important to the B.C. economy

British Columbia has been producing oil and natural gas since 1952. In fact, as of 2018, B.C. produced 32 percent of Canada’s natural gas and two percent of Canada’s conventional oil. British Columbia collects royalties from oil and gas development, supporting economic prosperity in the province.
Commentary: Why oil and gas matters to Ontario

Commentary: Why oil and gas matters to Ontario

The headline screamed: “The end of oil age” in the Economist in 2003. Fast forward 18 years and that still doesn’t make sense in many ways. The demand for oil is increasing across the globe. Even U.S. President Joe Biden is now asking OPEC to produce more oil.
WATCH: CEC’s Mike Simpson on the importance of oil and gas to Atlantic Canada

WATCH: CEC’s Mike Simpson on the importance of oil and gas to Atlantic Canada

Canadian Energy Centre Executive Director of Operations Mike Simpson joined Business Insider host Mario Toneguzzi to discuss the positive impact of the oil and gas sector on Canada’s four Atlantic provinces.
Commentary: How Atlantic Canada is missing the oil and gas boom

Commentary: How Atlantic Canada is missing the oil and gas boom

Next year will mark 30 years of offshore oil and natural gas production in Atlantic Canada. In that time, the region has been the primary source of human capital for the oil and gas industry in other parts of Canada, while also being a significant recipient of the benefits from oil and gas activity.