LONDON—Global energy demand will dramatically increase over the next 20 years, but turmoil in many key producing regions and the difficulties in formulating the right energy policies mean the world may not be able to respond with adequate supply and meet its climate change goals, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.
Northern Gateway might be controversial to some given its geography and the broader discussion around the continuing use of oil, but for the foreseeable future the pipeline is strategic, smart, and with all the safety stipulations from the federal and B.C. governments, it can and should be built.
The uber right-wing billionaire Koch brothers, owners of the U.S.’s largest private company, are some of the country’s most influential Tea Party supporters, climate change deniers and anti-union activists.
CALGARY – Alberta saw a larger year-over-year spike in peak electricity demand than any other jurisdiction in North America this winter, a phenomenon that is being attributed to abnormally cold temperatures coupled with rapid oilsands development.
CALGARY — Capital spending in the Alberta oilsands will rise to a record of about $32 billion in 2014 and more than half of it will go to in situ projects, according to a report by Calgary investment bank Peters & Co.
CALGARY — Ivanhoe Energy Inc. says it will suspend work on its $1.37-billion Tamarack thermal oilsands project because of “uncertainty” surrounding an Alberta Energy Regulator review of certain shallow thermal projects.