This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
350 Canada: Instead of bailing out billionaires and fossil fuel corporations in the midst of a global health crisis, we need our elected leaders to bail out people and the planet instead.
Anti-Canadian hydrocarbon groups continue to dog oil and gas during global pandemic. Meanwhile oil and gas are keeping our lights and Netflix on while we are self-isolated.
- Due to Canada’s unique energy resources and workers, Canadians who are self-isolating or quarantining during this pandemic still have heat and power.
- Petroleum products are intrinsic to modern health care particularly to transport patients, staff, and supplies, and to manufacture supplies and pharmaceuticals. This is all essential during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
LNG can provide immense opportunity to Indigenous people.
- The National Coalition of Chiefs sees the resource development as a way to fight on-reserve poverty and create a better quality of life for Indigenous people.
- Projects like Coastal GasLink bring billions in employment and business contracts to those regions, helping bring jobs to Indigenous communities.