Economics

How Royalty Firms Take the Risk Out of the Barrel

Land royalty firms are picking up non-core assets while avoiding capital or operational expenditures to de-risk the oil industry for their investors

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Can Insuring Unpaid Invoices Stop the Cascade of Energy Bankruptcies?

Accounts receivable insurance offers peace of mind in hard times.
But is it really worth it?

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How the Big Banks Are Weathering the Downturn

The major financial institutions are certainly weathering this commodities slump better than those before it. But can we say the same about the oil patch?

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All signs point to oil’s growth, but there may be detours along the way

OPEC and the International Energy Agency agree that there's nothing to fear from the electric car—yet

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OPINION: The Shifting Sands of Energy Call for Some Creative Footwork

Alberta Oil editor Nick Wilson on our changing energy politics and economics

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UPDATE: Oil Sands Operators Reduce Personnel, Cut Production As Fort McMurray Fire Rages

Oil sands operators have reduced production by much as 800,000 bbl/day, analysts say, as a wildfire rages near Fort McMurray

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Alberta’s Industrial Heartland

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland is a rapidly growing hub of energy and petrochemical infrastructure worth $30 billion. And, with its renewed push for economic diversification, the provincial government could end up adding billions more.

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