Canadian Transport Safety Board says even current upgraded tanker car standards are inadequate for oil by rail Recent northern Ontario oil by rail accidents argue convincingly that the unsafe Class 111 tanker cars – dubbed [Read more]
Bipartisan compromise only way to break political logjam on Keystone XL Warren Buffett made the news – again – saying Barack Obama should approve the Keystone XL pipeline. More wasted breath, if history is our guide. Since [Read more]
If Canadian producers keep investing in new technology, Keystone XL could lower GHG intensity of heavy crudes refined on Gulf Coast President Barack Obama vetoed a Congressional bill supporting the Keystone XL pipeline Tuesday, falling back on his oft-repeated arguments the TransCanada project is bad for the environment. But does his argument stand up to scrutiny? Each side […]
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Greg Poelzer argues for Norwegian sovereign wealth fund for Canada, Max Fawcett says model won’t work Should Canada and Alberta have Norwegian sovereign wealth fund style investments? In a new study, Saskatchewan academic Greg Poelzer argues in the affirmative, but energy journalist Max Fawcett tells Beacon Energy News that Alaska is the better model. Poelzer is the author […]
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