Letting Canada’s oil and gas industry die for a ‘green recovery’ would be reckless policy.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.


News Headline:

It’s Go Time for Canada’s Green Recovery
(Activists continuing to call for a recovery focused on renewables and letting slide the oil and gas industry)

The Facts:

Letting Canada’s oil and gas industry die for a ‘green recovery’ would be reckless policy.


 

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


Weyburn Unit: A Responsible Energy Story

Whitecap Resources is making waves with their Carbon Capture project down in Estevan, Saskatchewan. Whitecap purchases C02 from a coal-fired power plant in Estevan, and also from a coal gasification project in North Dakota and use it to help extract oil. It stores 1.8 million tonnes per year, which is more than their total direct and indirect emissions. Since 2000 it has stored over 31 million tonnes.


 

First Nations losing oil revenue amid fall in consumption, drilling

In the echoes of calls for support for the oil and gas industry by Indigenous groups, the royalties, and revenue seen by First Nations have been decreasing. These are important to the communities that receive them as they provide financial support for initiatives for elders, youth, and housing.

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