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Oil Springs vying for World Heritage Status

Ontario’s historic oil industry is vying to have Oil Springs’ Fairbank Oil Properties and the Oil Museum of Canada recognized by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a World Heritage site designation. The decades-long effort has crossed another hurdle with an application in late January to have a site considered by […]

Can Canada remain an energy superpower?

Canada has been long regarded for its potential as an “energy superpower”. Does that description still fit today – and will it be appropriate tomorrow? Energy represents a significant part of the Canadian economy with oil production growing in the past decade while natural-gas production has softened. Read more from the Conference Board of Canada […]

Storage Symposium

The OPI is pleased to host a Symposium on Storage of Hydrocarbons in Underground Reservoirs and Salt Caverns on October 17th in London. This is a good chance to hear from local and national industry experts on salt cavern storage and natural gas reservoirs. Fill out the registration form and return to attend this symposium. […]

Energy industry powers growth to fastest result since 2000

Canada’s economic growth in the country exceeded expectations in May with the energy sector recording its fastest yearly growth since October 2000 with an increase oil and natural gas production by 7.6%. Read the complete story at: www.nationalnewswatch.com/2017/07/28/economic-growth-blows-past-expectations-in-may-powered-by-energy-industry-2/#.WYoIm-mQw2w

Duty to consult Indigenous Canadians

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released two rulings on projects approved by the National Energy Board. The approvals were challenged by Indigenous Canadian communities that took issue in both cases with the “duty to consult” in the Canadian Constitution. Read the complete story at: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/editorials/globe-editorial-the-duty-to-consult-indigenous-canadians-and-its-limits/article35812555/

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