Canadians back increased market access for Canadian oil, poll says

Seventy-five per cent of Canadians agree Canada should use domestic oil before using oil from foreign sources, according to a national poll conducted by Ipsos Reid. And Canadians surveyed overwhelmingly support pipelines that will serve Canadian markets, with 80 per cent in favour of moving oil sands crude from Western to Eastern Canada.

A Northern Gateway partnership

It’s known as the Northern Gateway project. But, for more than a decade and counting, Enbridge has viewed this as the Northern Gateway partnership. Northern Gateway is a proposed $6.5-billion energy infrastructure project that would link Canada’s oil sands with emerging Pacific Rim energy markets. At the same time, Northern Gateway represents the evolution of […]

LNG – Potential for dynamic impact on B.C. economic growth

By Leonard Melman It is no exaggeration to declare that the economic future of the province of British Columbia may be more dependent on developments within the world of natural gas than any other single factor. British Columbia has already identified enormous reserves of the colourless, odourless gas; several billion dollars are currently being expended […]