Category Archives: Features

Two Realizations Coming Out of a “Break up from Hell 2.0”

By Mark Salkeld, President and CEO, Petroleum Services Association of Canada (PSAC) When times are tough, the first things to go are safety budgets and supply-chain relationships. This is my fifth experience with a downturn in the Canadian oilpatch and I clearly remember when the infamous NEP struck Alberta. My…

Hot Stuff: Gas demand heats up commodity market

By Melanie Franner   Energy is in constant demand — be it for air conditioning in the summer or heat in the winter. Add to that the regular need for electricity for cooking, lighting or even water delivery and the demand continues to rise. The correlation between energy demand and…

Canadian Oil Industry Not Threatened by Trump

By David Yager, Yager Management Ltd. On the day of U.S. President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the official White House website was rewritten, including 361 brief words outlining the future of American Energy Policy. Titled “An America First Energy Plan”, it starts with, “The Trump Administration is committed to energy policies…