This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
No, it does not. It actually shows that the spill pads are on the inside of the facility, signaling the spill remained on-site.
Here is the photo in question:
- According to environmental scientist Blair King, if the spill had been off-site the spill pads would be down by the discharge point on the outside of the berm.
- Spill monitoring found no sign of or risk of groundwater contamination due to the spill.
- Even if there was an off-site contamination, the company is legally 100% responsible for environmental remediation.
This Reuters article gets it all wrong when it comes to the oil and gas industry and their efforts to reduce emissions.
- The oil and gas industry still spends the most of any industry on the environment
- A new report from the Bank of Montreal shows that emissions from oil sands projects are being lowered or are already lower than the global average.
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
This new report from the Canadian Energy Centre outlines some of the lessons that need to be learned from Ontario’s failed green energy experiment. Much like Germany, electricity costs increased dramatically. Ontario also lost 75 000 jobs due to their high costs. As a debate around green transitions and green recoveries take place, these are important implications that shouldn’t be taken lightly.