Author: Shaun Polczer
Canada's uncivil war
17 May 2019
A big win for populist conservatives in Canada’s oil heartland threaten national energy and environmental policies
Canada at a crossroads
26 April 2019
Regional election in the country’s largest oil producing province will have lingering impacts on national energy policy for years to come
Canada tries out bitumen 'road apples'
28 March 2019
A novel way of transporting bitumen could help overcome Canada’s export pipeline shortage
Canada's indigenous tribes consider pipeline stake
21 March 2019
Canada's native population, long marginalised from the oil and gas boom, is proposing to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline
Canada's differential dilemma
27 February 2019
Wide discounts for Canadian oil lead to unilateral production cuts
Canada divided by carbon conundrum
22 January 2019
Canada’s plans for raising carbon tax face mounting political and popular opposition
Canada-China ties caught in trade war crossfire
29 November 2018
Canada’s commercial and economic ties with China are becoming a victim of Trump’s trade wars
Kitimat go-ahead gives Canadian LNG welcome respite
13 November 2018
After years of missteps and doubt, Shell is finally to move ahead with the Kitimat LNG project
USMCA designed to keep Canada from China's orbit
9 November 2018
Despite the deal's benefits, the US veto raises increased uncertainties over trade and investment
Are reports of Canada's oil sands demise greatly exaggerated?
25 October 2018
Canada is looking to boost oil sands output by 2020, in spite of the major political and environmental challenges
Chill in the air for Canadian drillers
10 October 2018
Labour day heralded the unofficial start of the Canadian drilling season. This year it’s beginning amid uncertainty
Canada's pipeline paralysis hits Trudeau hard
10 October 2018
A Canadian court has blocked plans for a pipeline expansion
Canada's Saudi spat and oil's new world order
1 October 2018
Canada's relations with the oil superpower have taken a turn for the worse
Trudeau picks up the pipeline dossier
31 August 2018
The Canadian government is banking on its clout being sufficient to remove obstacles to a long-delayed oil export project
New markets for Canada's oil remain elusive
14 June 2018
A war of words, along with legal challenges and counter-challenges, could see plans for Canada's Trans Mountain export pipeline scrapped
Can new upgraders solve Alberta’s differential dilemma?
25 May 2018
The government wants to help ailing oil sands producers by funding new upgraders
Life after Nafta
10 April 2018
With talks over the deal at loggerheads, Canada's oil industry is contemplating what comes next
Pipeline fight splits Canada
1 March 2018
Alberta is trying to transform its image and pry open new markets
Canadian rocky road to recovery
23 February 2018
Oil output is still ticking higher, but depressed prices and persistent pipeline problems are weighing on the industry
Shrinking Canadian expectations
22 February 2018
The future of unconventional gas drilling in the western basins is uncertain because of the cancellation of several high-profile LNG projects
Fading Canadian pipeline ambition
5 January 2018
The revival of Keystone XL and Canada's tricky pipeline politics doomed Energy East
US—revival in the north
7 November 2017
Drilling in Alaska is pricey compared with tight oil in the Lower 48. But the potential remains huge
Canada's home-ice advantage
7 November 2017
Vast reserves are the oil sands' main advantage. Local producers think they can drive costs down where foreign entrants couldn't
Nafta 2.0: Dealing with the Devil
12 October 2017
Despite being such a prominent component of the trade relationship, energy has hardly come up in Nafta talks. That could change
Petronas abandons Canadian LNG
28 September 2017
British Columbia's gas export dreams took another hit with the axing of the Pacific NorthWest project
Oil sands coping on the cusp of change
27 September 2017
Canada's big four producers are profitable at $50 oil, but the growth outlook is murky