Don’t conflate ‘peak oil and gas’ with the drop in demand due to COVID.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas stories and providing counter-points to misinformation about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

Big Oil confronts possibility of terminal demand decline

The Facts:

Don’t conflate ‘peak oil and gas’ with the drop in demand due to COVID.


 

Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.


 

It’s clear that most First Nation communities support oil and gas development in Alberta and B.C.

A new report from the Canadian Energy Centre measures Indigenous support for oil and gas development. Most communities who have publicly declared their position on oil and gas support producing these resources. In British Columbia, there is a 10 to 1 margin of support for oil development. 40 were found to support natural gas, with none opposed. In Alberta, out of 48 First Nations, 46 support oil development. 46 First Nations also supported gas development. Employment and income play a large factor in their support. The oil and gas industry has more Indigenous representation and pays more than others.

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