This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.
The quick response from Imperial Oil helped mitigate the incident and save some of the birds.
- Imperial Oil has highly advanced bird deterrent system that minimizes the risk of these types of incidents
- While you hear about oil sands companies being fined for birds landing in their tailings ponds, wind turbines can also kill up to 54,000 birds a year. This poll by Alberta Proud showed that 97% of respondents also thought wind turbine companies should be fined as well.https://www.facebook.com/ABProud.org/posts/3094720653915865
Here are some stories that get it right, or mostly right.
Tides Canada is now re-branding as MakeWay due to what they call a ‘smear campaign’,labelling it as a foreign funded organization. They claim that their critics unfairly attached them to the Tides Foundation in the United States. They state that they used to receive funding from the American organization but no longer do. They however still do received foreign funding as 18% of their total revenue in 2019 was from outside of Canada.