Policy

Why Canada’s Defense Contractors Are Courting Energy Firms

Partnerships between energy firms and defense contractors are nothing new in many parts of the world. In Canada, however, the two industries just found each other

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Could Alberta’s Cap on Oil Sands Emissions Hinder Growth?

Alberta's 100Mt cap on annual oil sands emisssions is described by environmental groups as an "insurance policy" against ever-rising production

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How North American Oil Firms Can Dance Through South America’s Legal and Political Minefields

With a low Loonie and a depressed domestic market, South America's vast energy reserves are an alluring prospect for Canadian firms

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How To Do Business in Venezuela

The country is teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. Yet, as holder of the world's largest oil reserves, Venezuela remains an enticing jewel

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How To Do Business in Colombia

Colombia has become one of the continent’s best prospects, with 100-percent stakes in fields for international oil firms on the road ahead

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How To Do Business in Ecuador

The resource opportunities are there, but a corrupt legal system remains a significant barrier for foreign investment in Ecuador

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How To Do Business in Bolivia

Bolivia has finally formed a stable government, which has become more open to foreign and private investment in the country's energy sector

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