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10 environmental successes achieved by Canada’s oil and gas industry

10 environmental successes achieved by Canada’s oil and gas industry

Canada’s oil and gas industry is achieving success on its path to continuously reduce environmental impacts, and its innovations are being used to inform better practices around the world. This reality belies the characterizations of opponents that the sector is a laggard in environmental protection and performance.
First Nations communities increasingly see oil and gas projects as pathways to prosperity

First Nations communities increasingly see oil and gas projects as pathways to prosperity

The notion that Indigenous people in Canada broadly oppose oil and gas projects is becoming an increasingly hard sell, as many First Nations communities are not only realizing the benefits of working with industry, but looking to stake their own claims on energy mega-projects.
New data shows oil and gas footprint just over 2% of Athabasca oil sands region

New data shows oil and gas footprint just over 2% of Athabasca oil sands region

Canada’s oil sands sector is often characterized as having a massive physical footprint on the environment, but it’s actually very small in the context of the overall size of Alberta.
New US LNG project required to use natural gas from Canada to lower GHGs

New US LNG project required to use natural gas from Canada to lower GHGs

Construction is underway on a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in the US Pacific Northwest that is required to use Canadian natural gas as feedstock in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Russia firing up massive oil project to meet growing global demand as Canada sits on the sidelines

Russia firing up massive oil project to meet growing global demand as Canada sits on the sidelines

Russia’s largest oil company doesn’t seem to be buying into the flawed peak oil narrative that has taken over headlines around the world. Instead, Rosneft is setting up to fill the void left by companies like BP and Royal Dutch Shell as they pledge to reduce fossil fuel investment despite expectations for continued growth in oil demand.
Oil sands producers team up to plant more than five million trees

Oil sands producers team up to plant more than five million trees

Oil sands producers have planted more than five million trees in a joint program designed to reclaim the boreal forest faster after exploration drilling.
Coalition helps Canadian First Nations participate in transformative infrastructure projects

Coalition helps Canadian First Nations participate in transformative infrastructure projects

Indigenous groups seeking ownership stakes on high profile Canadian pipeline projects have become something of a recent trend, with Indigenous-led bids for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Keystone XL generating headlines.
A Matter of Fact: Canada needs Line 3, TMX and Keystone XL

A Matter of Fact: Canada needs Line 3, TMX and Keystone XL

This week the Canada Energy Regulator released its Canada’s Energy Futures 2020 report. Some oil and gas industry detractors are using its scenario projections to promote the narrative that Canada does not need to build all three major oil pipelines that are currently under construction: the Trans Mountain expansion, the Line 3 Replacement Project, and Keystone XL.
Influential Indigenous leader throwing weight behind radio frequency oil sands tech

Influential Indigenous leader throwing weight behind radio frequency oil sands tech

Heat. Right now it’s the driving force behind about 1.4 million barrels per day of in situ oil sands production, by way of large-scale surface steam generation and reservoir injection.
Results show progress toward reducing oil sands environmental footprint

Results show progress toward reducing oil sands environmental footprint

Canada’s oil sands sector is delivering results improving its environmental performance, thanks to a unique approach where competitors work together to solve technological challenges.