Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

Five Poll Results That Will Cause Oil Execs Some Headaches

DeSmog Canada | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Business
DeSmog Canada

Fewer than one-in-ten post-secondary graduates find oil and gas industry associations credible and trustworthy when it comes to carbon emissions. That shouldn't come as a huge surprise given that industry associations like the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers have fought new greenhouse gas regulations and successfully lobbied to weaken Canada's environmental laws.

Oil Patch Investment Set For Steep Drop: CAPP

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers is expecting oilpatch investment to drop by a third — or $23 billion — this...

How Vivian Krause Became The Poster Child For Canada's Anti-Environment Crusade

DeSmog Canada | Posted 01.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

To Krause, it seemed suspicious that foundations from across the border were giving money to Canadian groups working on Canadian conservation and energy issues. It must be, Krause surmised, that these big foundations are spending their dollars to manipulate Canadian energy and environment politics to further American interests.

Oil Industry Pushing Ottawa To Loosen Endangered Species Law

Press Progress | Posted 09.04.2014 | Canada Business

Will Canada's biggest oil and gas lobby group get to rewrite key clauses of the Species At Risk act to weaken recovery plans for endangered species? ...

Hold On A Fracking Second..

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Environmental groups say they feel vindicated following a report by top scientists that says concerns about natural gas fracking are real a...

The B.C. Battle For Enbridge Northern Gateway Polls

DeSmog Canada | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

I'm sure The Vancouver Sun's spotty coverage of the polling debate has much more to do with a lack of resources and the rush to get stories online than it has to do with the millions of dollars Enbridge and the oil industry spends with Postmedia -- but the optics aren't good.

Pipeline Construction Would Boost Government Revenues

Kenneth P. Green | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Business
Kenneth P. Green

Discussions surrounding the need for new pipelines to transport Canada's oil to market have been a dominant economic, environmental and political issue for the past several years. Canada's overwhelming reliance on the United States as a customer, the U.S.'s growing energy self-sufficiency, and limited pipeline infrastructure have placed a low ceiling on the prices Canadians are able to secure for our energy exports.

The Slippery Reach Of Big Oil's PR Machine

Press Progress | Posted 02.06.2014 | Canada Business

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers seems to be everywhere these days, selling the idea that the rapid development of the tar sands withou...

Oilsands Water Released Into Rivers?

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.15.2014 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Oilsands producers are talking with the federal and Alberta governments about conditions under which water from the industry's tailings pon...

Canada's Biggest Corporate Lobbyists

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Oil, gas and mining industry groups were far and away the most active lobbyists in Ottawa over the past year, according to an analysis from Macleans. ...

This Is How Much First Nations Distrust Oil And Gas

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Business

CALGARY - A university study suggests Canada's First Nations harbour a deep mistrust of the oil and gas industry, but are willing to talk energy devel...

Canada's 150th Birthday, Brought To You By Big Oil

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

GATINEAU, Qc - Canada's 150th birthday is being brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.A $1-million sponsorship of the Cana...

This May Cripple Entire Canadian Oil Industry: Opponents

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

Alberta's proposed oil and gas regulations are too ambitious and will hobble the Canadian industry's ability to compete, says the industry ...

Green Groups Use Keystone Backers' Own Arguments Against Them

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.30.2013 | Canada Business

TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline will increase carbon emissions by the equivalent of 51 coal-fired power plants or 37 million new cars on the road...

Big Oil Just Can't Take a (Tar Sands) Joke

Steve Horn | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Business
Steve Horn

Two political satirists, in the spotlight for their ongoing spoofery of the Alberta tar sands project, had the Indiegogo fundraising promotional video for their upcoming "vacation" to the Alberta tar sands ordered removed from YouTube after Alberta's tourism bureau alleged a copyright violation. Is Big Oil to blame?

Despite Pipeline Uncertainty, Oil Production To Double

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A major oil and gas lobby group expects Canada's crude oil production to grow at a faster clip than previously forecast, despite uncertainty...

What Do Mulcair and Trudeau Stand For?

Nick Fillmore | Posted 08.04.2013 | Canada Politics
Nick Fillmore

With the next federal election a little more than two years away, it is time we started asking the Liberals and New Democrats what kind of government they would deliver if either one could bounce the Conservatives from power. So, it's time to begin pressuring both Justin Trudeau and Tom Mulcair to articulate exactly what they would do, and the challenge is huge. We need to know which party will be prepared to do the most to oppose the business-controlled agenda.

Oil Sands Employment Firm Ripped Us Off, Complainants Say

CBC | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Business

Complaints are building against a Nova Scotia company claiming to help people find work on the oilsands in Alberta. For around $200, Albe...

B.C. Will Reap Most From Pipelines: Study

CBC | Posted 10.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

New research looking at the economic payoff of two major pipelines suggests B.C. could be the big winner. Calgary-based Canadian Energy R...

Durban Deal Much Better Than Kyoto, Canadian Companies Say

CBC | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada Business

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers offered some praise for the Durban agreement on climate change, suggesting it's an improve...

Pipeline Protest Heats Up... American Style

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Protesters were already filing into Ottawa on Sunday for a showdown with the federal government over its support for the oilsands and a plan ...

Canada Not Ready For Arctic Drilling, Reports Say

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.09.2011 | Canada Business

As Canada's energy regulator readies its final round of talks on offshore oil drilling in the Arctic, two new reports suggest there's a long way to go...

Rachel Mendleson

Have Canadians Given Up On Caring About The Oil Sands? | Rachel Mendleson | Posted 11.07.2011 | Canada Business

The recent protests in Washington over plans to funnel crude from the Alberta oil sands to Texas put the spotlight on the growing opposition to the pr...

Alberta NDP Call For Investigation Into Fracking

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Alberta New Democrats are calling for an investigation into hydraulic fracturing.Environment critic Rachel Notley wants an independent grou...

Oil Sands, Environment And The Future Of Canada's Energy

CP | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- KANANASKIS, Alta. - Ministers emerged from a summit on Tuesday with a rough outline of what a pan-Canadian approach to energy wi...