Monitoring and responding to seismic events in Northeastern B.C. 

Regional seismographic network in Northeast B.C. monitors seismic events related to hydraulic fracturing and fluid disposal  The BC Seismic Research Consortium was established in 2012 by Geoscience BC, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), and the BC Oil and Gas Commission (BCOGC). It followed a recommendation from the BCOGC in […]

Oil Respect – On the importance of advocacy

In September 2016, Alberta Oil magazine ran an article entitled “Oilwell Drillers’ Association President Remembers Life Before Energy Politics”. The writer questioned CAODC President Mark Scholz about what life was like in the oil and gas industry prior to large-scale pipeline protests and American celebrities flying up to Fort McMurray to lambast the Canadians oilsands. […]

Canada’s energy innovation story is one worth telling

By Geoff Morrison The pages of our history books are filled with stories of innovation. Without the invention of the wheel we wouldn’t have motorized vehicles, electric cars, airplanes or motorcycles. The evolution of the telephone has opened the door to the Internet – not only connecting us to the world with the use of […]