Keystone XL: Every Job Matters

On the same day that the Washington Post gave President Obama “Two Pinocchios” for his claims about jobs on Keystone XL, the president doubled down and said the pipeline will only mean 50 permanent jobs. This number, however, ignores the thousands of jobs needed for construction of the pipeline and all the jobs associated with […]

Myth vs. Fact: Few American Multinationals will Benefit from Canadian Oil Sand

MYTH: Only a few large American multinationals will benefit from Canadian oil sands production. FACT: At least 2,400 American companies from 49 states are already involved in the development of Canada’s oil sands.[1]  A variety of American companies manufacture equipment and products that are then used in Canada for oil production – everything from engines […]

Myth vs. Fact: Oil Sands Operations only Employ Canadians

MYTH: Oil sands operations only employ Canadians. FACT: A variety of manufactured goods and raw materials required for Canadian oil sands development are currently provided by American companies and American workers. Additionally, for every U.S. dollar spent on Canadian exports – including oil – up to 89 cents is spent on imports of U.S. goods and […]