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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…

Public outreach more important than ever

Canada’s oil and gas industry has a lot of experience. Working in some of the toughest conditions on the planet, we have become experts in finding and producing oil and gas safely and efficiently, while protecting people, animals and the environment. Over the past 100-plus years, our industry has continually…

PSAC works to help improve industry image

In the wake of increasing prices at the pump, do people ask you how prices get set?  What about all this talk regarding fracing?  Do you know enough about the drilling technique to respond to the increasingly difficult questions about just how safe it really is?