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.
Following up on 2019 campaign promises, the Liberal government has tabled an act to commit Canada to net-zero by 2050
Canadians are the best in the world at resource production, that’s why the oil and gas industry will be a key player in reaching emissions targets and supplying reliable energy.
- The oil and gas industry invests the most of any other industry in the expansion of clean technology to produce reliable energy while lowering environmental impacts. They spent $1.45 billion out of the $2 billion spent on clean technology in the 2016.
- Through technological advances in extraction and processing the per barrel emissions from the oil sands has decreased 32% since 1990.
- For every LNG plant built in Canada, we can reduce global emissions by 100 megatonnes per year.
- Oil and gas companies in Canada are on their way to net zero. Whitecap Resources is capturing 2 million tonnes per year which is more carbon than they produce and Questerre Energy is advancing the first near-zero natural gas project in Quebec.