Energy

Unlocking Canada’s oil and gas industry – is Canada becoming an energy superpower? | PwC Canada

Is Canada becoming an energy superpower? Over the last few years, Canada’s status as a strong global player on the oil and gas stage has risen significantly. The ongoing development of the oil sands and the explosive growth of shale gas and tight oil productive capacity are already influencing the shape of the oil and gas market in North America. […]

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Ryan Lizza: How the Keystone XL Pipeline Tests the Administration’s Resolve on Climate Change : The New Yorker

On the day of his second Inauguration, in January, Barack Obama delivered an address of unabashed liberal ambition and promise. As recently as early April, before the realities of the world and the House of Representatives made themselves painfully evident, the President retained the confidence of a leader on the brink of enormous achievements. It seemed possible, even probable, that […]

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Politics is the biggest obstacle on Canada-U.S. energy front – Canada – CBC News

The strained relationship between Canada and the United States over energy policy is likely to get worse before it gets better, with a decision on Keystone XL likely to politically strain relations between the two countries regardless of whether U.S. President Barack Obama gives the pipeline project the go-ahead or not. That’s one of several findings by pollster Nick Nanos […]

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U.S. envoy to Canada in limbo as Obama weighs Keystone XL – Politics – CBC News

The fate of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, which has become a thorny issue in Canada-U.S. relations, could be holding up U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision for the next U.S. envoy to Canada. Obama may be holding off on a nomination because he doesn’t want to have the U.S. Senate “hold that candidate hostage,” Colin Robertson, a former diplomat, now […]

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U.S. and Canada Vie for Big Gas Projects – WSJ.com

Some of the world’s largest energy companies are racing to transform backwaters like this hamlet of 544 people into boomtowns. The energy giants are proposing half a trillion dollars in projects to export vast new finds of North American natural gas. Western Canada and the U.S. Gulf Coast are competing to see which region receives the lion’s share of the […]

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