This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Elizabeth May’s defense of her “Oil is Dead” comment continues to show her delusional outlook on energy.
- Despite ‘green’ claims, neither a sudden maturity in renewable energy sources nor the ubiquity of zero-emission vehicles is driving the collapse in oil demand.
- Petroleum and other liquids will see their use increase through 2050, even as their share of global energy demand declines to 27% from 32% over that period.
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
Fort Mac Métis call B.S. on Elizabeth May and Yves Blanchet, tell them to come see how the oil and gas industry has helped the economic prospects of Métis and First Nation communities in the region.
- According to PetroLMI, in 2016 about six per cent of the oil and natural gas industry’s workforce identified as Indigenous, double the Canadian workforce average.
- Between 2013 and 2016, oil sands operators procured goods and services valued at $7.3 billion (an average of about $1.8 billion per year) from Indigenous businesses.
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Energy advocate Deidra Garyk analyzes the current lock down in terms of a “Green New Deal”. From the economy to reckless celebrity endorsements, she unravels it all.