This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Hydrocarbons can turn developing countries into developed ones.
- Impoverished regions of the world like Africa still use a significant amount of firewood for their primary energy needs, and over 900 million Africans are exposed to health risks from indoor cooking fires.
- 600 million Africans don’t have adequate access to electricity which blocks their economic and social progress.
Canada is a leader in reducing emissions and protecting the environment.
- If oil and gas producing countries had the same venting and flaring standards as Canada, global emissions from hydrocarbon production would drop 25%
- The oil and gas industry is the largest investor in environmental spending in the country.