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"It's a different world now."
Many oil workers, however, are finding themselves "pigeonholed."
The president of the Big Country Oilmen's Association also said he thought murdered MP Jo Cox was a man.
Companies shouldn't rely on the assumption of ever-growing demand.
Rona Ambrose and Trudeau were both in Saskatchewan on Tuesday.
The core premise of this argument is that lack of pipeline access to tidewater is forcing tarsands crude to be sold at discounted rates. With greater access and market diversity, will come higher prices for tarsands crude.
One of the more "painful'' measures has been to reduce the workforce last year.
"This gives us an opportunity to keep our employees working and get some cash flow coming into the tap.''
"It's a lot. It's a helluva lot of money."
A number of factors are prompting energy companies to reconsider expansion of production.
Five million litres of emulsion spilled into muskeg at the oilsands project southeast of Fort McMurray, Alta.
"Today has been a very tough day indeed."
Shannon Phillips is working toward a different province than the one in which she grew up.
No surprises here.
Crude doldrums linger, squeezing the finances of the many Albertans who rely on oil and gas to make a living.
"If you think that things are going back to business as usual, you're in denial.''
Major energy projects such as pipelines will go through a "transition phase."
Among other things, the plan aims to cap oilsands emissions at 100 megatonnes annually.
"What is different about this is the speed of the downturn and the projected length."
Apache Canada Ltd. has been charged under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Public Lands Act and the Pipeline Act.
Canada's oil and gas industry is facing increased environmental and budgetary pressures.
"I think we see in Trudeau a pretty concerted effort to differentiate himself."
Police released tables and charts on Sunday that they say back up Chief Rod Knecht's claim.
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