Policy

Could Lower Wages Be The Solution To The Oil Slump?

In an industry where the bulk of operating costs are spent on labor, employees are first on the chopping block when prices drop

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Balancing Act: Inside The Alberta Government’s New Deal On Energy

The Notley Doctrine is taking shape: Stir – don’t shake – royalties; boost gas demand through petrochemical and power development; and get pipelines to tidewater by taking carbon out of the barrel. Will it work?

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Recent Oilpatch IPOs Have Been a Slow Process

For companies looking to go public, the last few months have been an exercise in patience – and discipline

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The Demise of the Dividend

With most dividends getting cut in the face of current commodity prices, is it time to reassess the dividend’s value?

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Is Alberta’s CPC Program Still A Useful Tool For Energy Startups?

The capital pool company (CPC) program used to be a preferred method of raising capital for energy sector companies. But its appeal has slowly eroded

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Rob Merrifield on Keystone XL, The Oil Sands And His Replacement in Washington

Alberta’s former envoy to Washington sets the record straight

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Industry suffers widespread layoffs

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