What They’re Saying: Keystone XL

With the election behind us and a decision from Nebraska on the reroute plan expected in short order, voices are growing in number and volume in support of final federal approval for the Keystone XL pipeline. While rumors continue to fly that the project won’t see full approval until March or April of 2013, lawmakers […]

IEA: Canadian Oil Sands Not to Blame for Global GHG Emissions

During an interview this week in Ottawa, IEA Chief Economist Fatih Birol said that continued development of Canada’s oil sands and addressing climate change concerns can go hand in hand. Noting that Canada is not a significant source of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, Birol said, “Compared to the major emitting countries, this is not […]

Careful Making “Swift” Judgments on the Oil Sands

In a recent Switchboard blog post, attorney Anthony Swift of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), took a tip from OSFC and developed his own point-counterpoint rebuttal of the facts we’ve continuously laid out on OilSandsFactCheck.org. Claiming that the pipeline industry feels it requires no due diligence in transporting oil sands crude, Swift argues that […]

Canada Optimistic Project, Not Politics, Will Guide Keystone XL Decision

Americans aren’t the only ones debating what impact the outcome of the presidential election will have on energy policy. In Alberta, home to Canada’s oil sands which represent 97 percent of the country’s 175 billion barrels of proven oil reserves, citizens closely watched the race while newspapers honed in on how the next U.S. president […]

All Things Considered?

NPR dives into the Keystone XL debate, only to tell less than half the story 1892 Facebook mentions 161 Comments 104 Tweets 75 Recommendations That is the response (as of Aug. 21), captured through social media, to National Public Radio’s (NPR) latest “All Things Considered” piece about Keystone, Kalamazoo and oil sands crudes. That’s a […]

FACT SHEET: The Facts on Oil Sands (CAPP)

CAPP is the voice of Canada’s upstream oil and natural gas industry – representing companies that produce more than 90% of Canada’s oil and gas. Our research indicates that Canadians want a balanced discussion about energy, the economy and the environment. This pocket book is designed to give you fast, easy access to oil sands […]