Common Sense Canadian


Canadian oil industry slashes production forecast by 1.1 million barrels/day due to price slump

With $50 oil, the Canadian industry is slashing its production forecast by 1.1 million barrels/day.

Has fracking peaked?

Declines in production, drilling rigs and jobs at the major US shale oil plays suggest the fracking boom may be drawing to a close.

Petronas’ LNG project gets ‘conditional approval’, despite First Nations opposition

Petronas and its partners have announced "conditional approval" for their Pacific Northwest LNG project, despite ongoing First Nations opposition.
Kinder Morgan bills customers for pipeline application

Major energy worker union opposes Kinder Morgan pipeline

Unifor, a major Canadian union which represents energy workers, is opposing the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, calling it "all risk and no gain for British Columbians."

Gitxsan members to block LNG meeting

Grassroots Gitxsan members and hereditary chiefs plan to block a pro-LNG info session tomorrow.

IMF study: Fossil fuel industry gets $5.3 TRILLION in public subsidies a year

The fossil fuel sector gets a whopping $5.3 TRILLION a year in public subsidies, says a new report from the IMF.