Year in review: Four ways the pipeline industry changed in 2014

Lowering the pipeline. Photo courtesy of Kinder Morgan Canada The role of pipelines in Canada was hotly contested in 2014. You’ve probably seen footage of pipeline protests and read economic arguments from pipeline proponents. But, while all this debating was going on, what was the pipeline industry doing to address Canadians’ concerns? Here are four ways the industry has worked […]

Under-represented groups could be the answer to Canada’s oil and gas skill shortage

Companies should consider under-represented groups as a viable labour source to manage the skill shortage challenging the oil and gas industry, according to a report released today by the Petroleum Human Resources Council (the Council), a division of Enform Canada. Strategies to recruit and retain key diversity groups, namely women, youth, aboriginal people, immigrants and […]

Keystone XL debate rages throughout summer 2014

By Leonard Melman It is amazing how sometimes random events serve to highlight areas of public controversy, and in terms of fossil fuel production and distribution, the summer of 2014 has been particularly significant on two counts.  First, the Ukraine-Russia dispute has served to place new pressures on natural gas distribution, particularly within the huge […]