This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Some anti-hydrocarbon activists are saying the energy industry isn’t essential. But it’s woven into the everyday fabric of Canadians lives, including pandemic response.
- Canada’s energy industry serves us all — it heats our homes, it fuels the trucks that bring food to our tables and it’s relied upon to create critical medications in our cabinets.
- Oil and gas workers in Alberta have been declared essential to helping the province with controlling and stopping the pandemic.
No surprise that academics in ivory towers have time to use COVID-19 to advance their ideology while the rest of us fight to save the society that pays their bills.
- The oil and gas industry is essential to maintaining modern internet communications and the manufacturing of medical equipment necessary to help with the influx of patients into the healthcare system due to COVID-19.
- If the government does not support the oil and gas industry, it is more than likely Canada will fall headfirst into a recession or worse.