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
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
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
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.