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Ukraine Crisis Highlights Ugly Global Energy Truths

Anyone who thinks the crisis now unsettling Ukraine is purely about a people's quest for democracy and "the madness" of Vladimir Putin would be mistaken.

Despite Prime Minister's Departure, the Petro State of Alberta Marches On

People come to Alberta to make a killing in the oil fields, not a living. And that sense of entitlement pervades the province.

Alberta Regulator Quietly Halts Steam Bitumen Mining Near Fort Mac

The Alberta energy regulator has suspended the fastest-growing source of bitumen production around Fort McMurray due to concerns about fracturing the region’s cap rock.

Alberta Mother Fights Five Neighbouring Fracked Wells

Diana Daunheimer's lawsuit follows years of policing industry in her own backyard.

TransCanada Whistleblower's Safety Complaints Validated by Regulator

You can't say that pipeline whistleblower Evan Vokes didn't warn North Americans that something was wrong with TransCanada's pipeline safety system.

Record Bitumen Seepage in Alberta Continues Unabated

The Alberta Energy Regulator is 100 per cent funded by industry.

Swarms of Earthquakes Shake Up Shale Gas Fields

The locals call it "incoming," and some compare the violence of the tremors to living in a war zone. Others say it's like having their homes hit by a truck. The scene is north Texas...

That Oilsands-Inspired Creation that Looms in Washington

Reviewers alternatively call the Washington, D.C. exhibit dystopian, eerily beautiful, or a "nightmarish manifestation" of environmental ruin.

Safety alert issued over dangers of fracked oil

The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued an unprecedented safety alert on the transport of hydraulically fractured oil from North Dakota's booming Bakken oil fields that could also cool Canada's unconventional oil rush.

US Energy Independence: Another Pipe Dream, Says Analyst

One of Canada's top energy analysts has warned investors and geologists that "the shale revolution" will not meet conventional expectations as a so-called game-changer in energy production.
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