Last year, the Alberta government approved lending $1.25 billion to the Sturgeon Refinery. Then increased it to $1.5 billion. Now, they’re upping it by another $300 million.
I recently found 50 years worth of data for fossil fuel royalty revenue in Alberta. Here’s what I found.
In 2019, the UCP government created a private corporation to serve as an oil and gas propaganda machine. Here’s who works there.
Canada’s increased by only 19%.
Since 2014, Alberta’s oil & gas industry has increased annual production to an additional 4.4 million cubic metres. But they did it with 41,000 fewer workers.
Jason Kenney didn’t like the Supreme Court’s decision on the federal carbon tax. In his response, he left out a few glaring details.
Specific projects should be judged based on their specific benefits, not benefits they share with hundreds of other projects.
Extraction wells were over 1,800 in July 2005. Only 350 were drilled per month on average during the 3 years leading up to the pandemic.
How involved did Alberta get with this pipeline, and where do things sit now that the pipeline was cancelled?
More debt. Fewer jobs. Less tax revenue.