This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
Oil and gas is essential to post-COVID recovery.
- Vast amounts of energy will be needed to kick start the economy. Oil and gas infrastructure and development will ensure Canada is ready to put COVID in the past.
- Oil and gas won’t just provide the energy to give Canada a jump-start, it will also provide funding to essential services, like healthcare that Canadians will need to make sure the virus doesn’t return.
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
Matthew Lau makes a witty comparison of outlandish policy in hit animated comedy The Simpsons to the ever more outrageous idea of a Green New Deal. As Canada moves toward re-opening the economy, there voices from all different parts vying for victory over Canada’s energy and economic policy. Lau makes the case that moving towards a Green New Deal will lock in Canadians and harm their ability to receive affordable energy. As Lau writes, coming out of an economic downturn and pandemic and pushing for grandiose schemes may be “unconscionably fiendish”.
The COVID-19 pandemic and world oil price crash has been devastating for Canada’s largest industry, putting hundreds of thousands of Canadian jobs at risk. Please use this form letter to write to your MP and other key federal politicians, to let them know that you support our energy workers, and think our government should support them, too.
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