2 New Studies Suggest Big Trouble For Oilsands Ahead

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Business

The oil industry isn't facing the coming reality of a low-carbon world, study argues.

Trump's 'America First' Speech Has Oilsands On Edge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2017 | Canada Business

It's a "wakeup call" for Canada, says industry group's president.

Big Oil Lauds Trudeau's Pipeline Approval As Activists Vow To Fight

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.29.2016 | Canada Business

Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain and Line 3 pipelines Tuesday.

Oil Patch Sees Biggest Spending Collapse On Record

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.08.2017 | Canada Business

$50 billion in annual spending has disappeared.

Alberta Royalty Regime Needs Overhaul, Says C.D. Howe Institute

CP | Lauren Krugel/The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

The report cites Norway and Australia as having regimes that work well.

Oilsands Lobby Group Sponsored, Edited Public School Lessons

Canadaland | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada Business

When teenagers at a Vancouver high school demanded in a November 2013 open letter/petition that the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers stop s...

Canada's Oil Industry Slashes Its Long-Term Growth Forecast

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2016 | Canada Business

CALGARY - Canada's biggest energy industry group is predicting a slower pace of growth in Canada's oil sector because of the steep drop in oil prices....

Oil Industry Shudders Over Prospect Of Socialist Alberta

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Alberta

"This is no time to be making change to an unknown commodity."

Five Poll Results That Will Cause Oil Execs Some Headaches

DeSmog Canada | Posted 04.09.2015 | 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...

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? ...

When "Freedom" and "Democracy" Are Euphemisms for Evil

Mark Taliano | Posted 06.13.2014 | Canada Business
Mark Taliano

Once freed from the devastating tentacles of the transnational monopolies, Canadians will realize that it's time to call 911 on the corporatocracy. We might then recapture real democracy and freedom, rather than settle for their bankrupt facsimiles.

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...

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 associatio...

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...

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...

Fracking Earthquakes And What Energy Firms Should Know

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers has issued a new set of guidelines for dealing with earthquakes caused by fracking, a contro...

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 improvement over th...