Oil isn’t dead and neither are the relationships between oil companies and Indigenous communities

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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:

Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition:Pipelines won’t solve pandemic, economic woes

The Facts:

Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition is right to want to protect the environment but their oil is dead narrative and the idea that Indigenous relationships with energy companies are cold at best, isn’t true.


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


Fossil Fuels Still Supply 84 Percent Of World Energy — And Other Eye Openers From BP’s Annual Review


BP’s annual report shows that despite gains in renewable energy, oil and gas still comprise more than half of the world’s energy demand. Energy consumption increase 1.3% which brought natural gas demand up 2%. Renewables are making their mark, however the increase and uptake is not going as fast as some proponents would like. This means that to reduce emissions and provide cleaner energy, it is important that the oil and gas industry continue to do what it does best; invest in and use that technology.

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