Energy

news

'Kinder Morgan Is Breaking the Law,' Economist Alleges

Robyn Allan accuses firm of failing to seek NEB sign-off for deal that may weaken oil spill liability.

By Geoff Dembicki, 24 Nov 2014


opinion

'Dear Cyberstalker' (An Arrested Kinder Morgan Protester Writes)

Ten responses to the trolls at #BurnabyMountain.

By J.B. MacKinnon, 24 Nov 2014


opinion

On Burnaby Mountain, Confronting the Gorilla

Why I rose before dawn to join protesters against Kinder Morgan's proudly heavy 'footprint.'

By John Vaillant, 22 Nov 2014


news

BC Oil and Gas Tax Breaks Top $1 Billion. How Much Profit Flows Back? Unknown

Government lacks revenue figures, so we sought out potential comparisons.

By Dene Moore, 22 Nov 2014


blogs

Keystone a forest killer: Tyee contributing editor Nikiforuk in New York Times

By David Beers, 18 Nov 2014


opinion

Trans Mountain Pipeline: Big Bucks for US Investors, Peanuts for Us

Thanks to clever US owner, firm pays minimal taxes here, sometimes none.

By Robyn Allan, 17 Nov 2014


news

Alberta Landowner Appeals Constitutional Issue in Fracking Case

Jessica Ernst aims to challenge regulator immunity in Canada's highest court.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 15 Nov 2014


news

Burrard Inlet Binoculars Imagine Oil-Slicked Disaster

Group's 'guerilla art' installation injects some virtual reality into Saturday's municipal elections.

By David P. Ball, 12 Nov 2014


opinion

Public Will Need to Seize Control of Energy

Radical as it sounds, government intervention is key to our survival.

By Rafe Mair, 10 Nov 2014


news

Give Gas a Pass on Toxic Spill Clean-up, Says BC Official

Emails reveal government wants to exempt sector from spill fund.

By Andrew MacLeod, 6 Nov 2014


news

Fed Up with 'Captured' Regulator, Exec Quits Kinder Morgan Review

Marc Eliesen speaks on his decision to resign.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Nov 2014


news

Tax Breaks for BC Frackers Reach over $1 Billion

Auditor general report details provincial incentives to largely foreign-owned gas giants.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Nov 2014


blogs

VIEW: Energy executive blasts Kinder Morgan review as 'fraudulent,' quits

By Marc Eliesen, 3 Nov 2014


opinion

I Was a Climate Change Denier

After years trapped in a 'skeptic' loop, my path to evidence-based freedom.

By Kasra Hassani, 1 Nov 2014


news

'Difficult' Oil Faces Difficult Future, Predict New Reports

Why the forecast for extreme hydrocarbons may be shorter than advertised.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 31 Oct 2014


opinion

Greetings, from the Balmy Tarsands

Join Ian Gill as he spends a weekend hiking (and mildly trespassing) through the Fort McMurray projects.

By Ian Gill, 30 Oct 2014


opinion

Andrew Nikiforuk Breaks Down the Global Oil Price Slump

What's causing it. What it means. Why it's political dynamite.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Oct 2014


news

Delta District's Energy Saving Plan Quashed by Frosty Feelings

Parents, teachers upset over proposed 'cozy day' temperature drop.

By Katie Hyslop, 23 Oct 2014


news

Danger Adrift: Fed Panel Warned of Simushir Scenario in 2013

Under cross-exam, shipping safety expert admitted flaws in data backing Enbridge case for Northern Gateway.

By David P. Ball, 22 Oct 2014


news

BC Halves Projected LNG Revenue

Finance minister says lower tax rate necessary because 'the market's changed.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Oct 2014