Title: An International Comparison of Leading Oil and Gas Producing Regions Author: WorleyParsons Date: January 2014 Full Text Article Summary: The purpose of this study was to compare Alberta, Canada with other locations around the world in terms of their environmental policies, laws and regulatory systems. Other locations that were compared with Alberta
Oil and gas development is an opportunity for Canada’s First Nations that rivals the traplines of yesterday. Jobs and prosperity derived from energy development and other resource development represent the best chance for Canada’s First Nations to make a life for themselves on their traditional lands.
174 First Nations across Canada are interested in oil and gas development.
For too long the detriments of hydrocarbons have been measured against the so-called benefits of green energy. It is time for an honest discussion on Canada’s energy balance.
When used responsibly, hydrocarbons have the potential to eliminate more pollution-intensive forms of energy, such as the burning of dung or wood in developing areas of the globe.
Without hydrocarbons, life would be nasty, brutish and short.