Alberta: Let’s Get With It!

Our Alberta Friends: You saw what we said yesterday about Alaska.  Same goes for you.  Onward, for the kids’ if not for your own economic salvation!  -dh

Braid: The great debate on pipeline unity starts with … disunity  Calgary Herald.  Alberta Government House Leader Brian Mason tells reporters the first order of business for the spring sitting of the legislature will be a vote by all members of the house on a motion to support the government’s efforts to get the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion completed at a press conference in …

Trouble in River City

Standoff between Russia and Ukraine over natural gas leaves Europe on edge .  CBC.ca.  The Russians pump natural gas through pipelines in Ukraine and deliver it to Europe, but the deep-seated distrust that has turned into hatred … Gazprom’s actions set off alarm bells for analysts like Thierry Bros, a senior research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies who told CBC News that …


Canadian Pipeline Bottlenecks

Nova Scotia and New Brunswick face end of domestic supply of natural gas.  CBC.ca.  Mike Whalen of Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline says there is plenty of cheap natural gas in Western Canada and the United States, as well as pipelines to get it here. But that cheaper gas will not offset the increased pipeline charges to move it into the region. “The big question is whether the local …