This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Giving Indigenous peoples a hand up in Canadian energy projects keeps Canada moving forward.
- Hundreds of Indigenous companies and organizations have done billions in business with the oil and gas industry providing their communities with the tools to eliminate on-reserve poverty.
- Indigenous oil and gas workers have moved their families out of poverty through opportunity and high wages in the oil and gas industry.
Due to legal, political and regulatory challenges, the oil and gas industry has suffered immensely.
- Since 2014, direct employment in the oil and gas industry has fallen by more than 60,000 jobs and is expected to lose another 12,000 this year.
- One of the many challenges for the industry is the political environment, which has kept energy projects from being completed, like the stalling of major pipelines.