There are once again many westerners contemplating separation, according to the recent Abacus Poll, and there would be many more if western Canadians were aware of the economic viability of Northwest Canada
Canadian exports of discounted oil to just one buyer, the U.S., allowed U.S. exports of up to 3 million bbl/d of world-priced light oil from the U.S. Gulf Coast to 190 different international buyers
The single largest source of demand for Western Canada’s propane has been the U.S. Midwest and West Coast markets –…
Here’s a time-lapse video of 10 years of observation where each second is one day. You can watch our sun change from quieter to very active and back to quiet again (the present) over most of its 11-year cycle
Diluent demand in Western Canada more than doubled from 300,000 bbl/d in 2010 to 750,000 bbl/d in the first four months of 2020.
ALBERTA OIL SANDS IN-SITU BITUMEN VERSUS CALIFORNIA IN-SITU HEAVY CRUDE
According to a study sponsored by the New York State Department of Health, one in seven New York adults had…
This spring, as the coronavirus pandemic battered global oil markets, a 240-km pipeline that could hold the key to Alberta’s future as an oil and gas-producing region quietly opened.
Known as the Alberta Carbon Trunk Line, the pipeline captures CO2 emitted by the new North West Redwater Sturgeon bitumen refinery, and a fertilizer plant outside Edmonton, and transports it to an oilfield where some is sequestered underground and some is used to increase oil recovery.
Under NAFTA, Canada, meaning Alberta essentially, is not free to export as much oil as it wants to countries other than the U.S..
Under NAFTA, there are no restrictions on U.S. oil, petroleum and natural gas liquids, or refined products exports.