This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing research and facts to counter misinformation about the oil and gas industry.
Australia’s ex-top doc gets it wrong with criticism of natural gas, leaves out increasing demand and reliability
Canadian natural gas is the best suited to supply reliable energy and keep emissions low.
- Natural gas demand is growing significantly in developing regions while they create wealth and a better quality of life.
- Natural gas produces reliable energy, and is the cleanest fuel source in terms of emissions
- B.C. LNG will be produced using clean hydro-electricity that will keep emissions low.
- Canadian energy companies like Questerre Energy and Whitecap Resources are already developing or deploying zero-emissions or net-zero technology.
- Renewables will be a part of our energy mix, however, switching to 100% renewable has its implications. California experienced rolling black- outs this month due to a lack of storage and energy being produced from their solar and wind grid.
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
Trans Mountain to contribute $1.4 million to the Township of Langley as part of a Community Benefit Agreement
Trans Mountain and the Township of Langley have entered a $1.4 million benefit agreement. The benefit agreement will go to improvement projects like a cycling and pedestrian overpass, creating safe and direct access to the waterfront, which will allow the Kwantlen First Nation to extend its interpretative programs to provide a more complete and historically accurate experience and improving visitor access to the area around Fort Langley. This is yet another example of oil and gas companies contributing back to their communities.