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Dakota Access Lifeline

By Bette Grande and Isaac Orr Western North Dakota has a history of oil booms and busts. The cycle began when oil was discovered in the region in the 1950s and again in the 1980s. Today, global oil prices and a lack of pipeline transportation have put the crunch on…

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…