International Energy Agency

Halting Global Warming Could Prove To Be A $19-Trillion Cash Cow

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 03.21.2017 | Canada Business

If oil prices don't bounce back, Canada could just try meeting the Paris Agreement's climate targets.

Good News, Alberta: An Oil Shortage May Be On Its Way

CP | David Koenig, The Associated Press | Posted 03.06.2017 | Canada Alberta

The current oil glut turn into a shortage if new projects aren't approved, IEA warns.

B.C. Liberals' Long-Shot LNG Deal Was Fantasy After All

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. may still see an LNG plant, but as for that $1 trillion in economic activity and $100 billion prosperity fund the only step left is to call time of death. There's an upside for the government. The public never bought the hype in the first place.

Don't Look For Oil Prices To Go Much Higher: Agency

CP | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Business

"At halfway in 2016 the oil market looks to be balancing,."

Loonie, TSX Soar After Prediction Oil Has 'Bottomed Out'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Business

IEA thinks oil has no further to fall.

Oil Prices 'Might Have Bottomed Out,' Energy Agency Says

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.12.2017 | Canada Business

PARIS — The International Energy Agency says "there are signs that prices might have bottomed out" in the global oil market. The Paris-based organi...

Canadian Oil Production Could Come To A 'Standstill:' Report

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.22.2016 | Canada Alberta

A number of factors are prompting energy companies to reconsider expansion of production.

Another Frightening Day For Oil And The TSX

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2016 | Canada Business

The one bright spot was the loonie.

World Drowning In Oil As Oversupply Hits Record 3 Billion Barrels

CP | Ian Bickis, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2015 | Canada Business

CALGARY — The latest outlook from the International Energy Agency shows little sign that the oil supply glut hitting prices and Canada's oil produce...

More Bad News For The Oilsands

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Business

Those hoping for a quick recovery in Canada’s oil patch got bad news Tuesday from the International Energy Agency, which now says the global oil glu...

Oil Could Sink To $20: Goldman Sachs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.11.2015 | Canada Business

The global oversupply of oil is worse than expected and it could take oil prices as low as $20 U.S. to clear the glut, investment bank Goldman Sachs s...

Oil Price War 'Has Just Started'

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Business

For those hoping that the recent run-up in oil prices means the end of Western Canada’s economic pain, the International Energy Agency has bad news:...

Our Carbon Quota Is Shrinking All the Time

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Impact
Carl Duivenvoorden

Perhaps you've heard of the notion of a global carbon quota. I first learned of it a few years ago, and got a refresher on the subject last month. It jolted me then, but even more so this time. Here's an overview, with some basic math.

Oil Prices Aren't Done Falling: IEA

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Business

NEW YORK — Oil prices have further to drop with no signs of slowing production in the U.S., according to a global energy agency. The Internationa...

The Good News And The Really Good News About Gas Prices

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Business

The good news about gas prices is that, in many parts of the country, they haven't been lower in years. And the really good news is they're unlikely t...

One-Quarter Of New Canadian Oil Projects In Danger: IEA

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada Business

About a quarter of new oil projects in Canada could be under threat if oil prices fall below $80 U.S. per barrel, the International Energy Agency warn...

Sunny Freeman

Northern Gateway Not Needed: Report | Sunny Freeman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Business

On the day Enbridge Inc.’s Northern Gateway pipeline project is expected to get the government green light, the International Energy Agency released...

Pipelines Or Rail? Guess Which One Is Way Worse

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada Business

Bad news for Enbridge, TransCanada and all the other companies working to build controversial pipelines across North America: Pipelines spill three ti...

Will 40/40 Take the Heat off Edmonton?

Merran Smith | Posted 06.06.2013 | Canada Alberta
Merran Smith

The climate and energy challenge is frequently portrayed as a world of absolutes. We are either doomed, or salvation is just around the corner. We have either missed the narrow window to forestall disaster, or are told it is premature to act in the face of persistent uncertainties.

Can Canada Really Be an "Energy Superpower"

Keith Brooks | Posted 01.15.2013 | Canada Politics
Keith Brooks

Canada's entire "energy superpower" strategy hinges on high-priced oil, and a recent International Energy Agency report demonstrates that betting on high prices is risky. Canada should pin our future prosperity to the burgeoning renewables market, rather than doubling down on oil. It's the only choice we have for the sake of our environment. And it's the best path forward for our economy, too.

U.S. Won’t Need Canadian Oil In Coming Decades: IEA

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Business

The United States will be a net exporter of natural gas by 2020, and will be almost entirely energy independent by 2035, according to a new report fro...

Is It Time For A National Carbon Tax?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.15.2012 | Canada Business

The debate over carbon taxes in Canada exploded this week, with a taxpayers’ group calling for an end to British Columbia’s first-of-its-kind tax ...

285 Investors With $20 Trillion In Assets Urge New Climate Treaty

CP | John Heilprin, The Associated Press | Posted 12.19.2011 | Canada Business

GENEVA - Large investors representing more than $20 trillion (€14.62 trillion) in assets urged governments on Wednesday to sign a binding treaty on ...

World Oil Markets Face Production Shortfall in Second Half

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 09.13.2011 | Canada
Jeffrey Rubin

The IEA warned that unless OPEC could increase production by at least 1.5 million barrels a day, world oil demand is going to surpass available supply during the second half of the year. If there is not enough supply to match the global economy's consumption, world oil prices have only one direction to go.