Energy Ink

TransCanada Wants to Sell Assets to Fund Pipeline Growth

As TransCanada’s own pipeline build-out east and west hits obstacles, it turns south to expand by acquisition, but needs to raise the cash More →

Carbon Pricing: It’s the Cost of Doing Business

As the carbon pricing debate simmers in North America, Canadian provinces are implementing the whole gamut of mechanisms. Which works best? More →

Carbon Clobber: From Paris to Washington, Trudeau Has Promised to Slash GHG Emissions

The oil industry is a champion of innovation and carbon-cutting technology, but it needs carefully defined, realistic targets, not just ambitious pledges More →

Alberta Has An Energy Plan, But Canada Doesn’t

Achieving "social license" for pipelines will require the co-operation of other provinces and municipalities outside Alberta More →

The Long Pause: A Bearish Outlook For The Oil Sands

The International Energy Agency sees Canadian oil production "at a standstill" in the long-term amid reduced capital expenditures More →

Upstream Emissions: A Bridge Too Far For Trudeau’s NEB?

The C.D. Howe Institute says Ottawa is overstepping its jurisdiction by asking the National Energy Board to weigh oil sands emissions when considering pipeline proposals More →

Playing With Fire: Oil And The Middle East

All Gulf OPEC members have tense border disputes with at least one neighbor More →