Let’s stick to the facts

By Mark A. Scholz, President of the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors Oil Respect was launched in March 2016 and public support has been overwhelming. One of the campaign’s objectives is to provide regular Canadians with an opportunity to stand up for Canada’s oil and gas industry and the workers who make it run. […]

Canadian Oil Industry Not Threatened By Trump

By David Yager, Yager Management Ltd. On the day of U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the official White House website was rewritten, including 361 brief words outlining the future of American Energy Policy. Titled “An America First Energy Plan”, it starts with “The Trump Administration is committed to energy policies that lower costs for hardworking […]

Streamlining processes and improving regulatory oversight

The BC Oil and Gas Commission’s Business Transition Strategy The BC Oil and Gas Commission (or commission, as it is known) is a single-window regulatory agency with responsibilities for overseeing oil and gas operations in British Columbia. The commission launched its Business Transition Strategy (BTS) in 2013. Driven by expected activity level changes and a […]