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Greenpeace Co-Founder Praises the Alberta Oil Sands

Greenpeace's Co-Founder Praises the Oil Sands Did you know that all land disturbed by oil sands mining must legally be reclaimed back to a naturally vegetative state under stringent regulations from the provincial government of Alberta? Find out why the co-founder of Greenpeace supports the oil sands environmental stewardship … [Read more...]

The Worst Oil Spills in History

TOP 5 WORST OIL SPILLS and KEYSTONE XL With all the media attention recently of the Keystone XL pipeline protests, I thought it fitting to talk about the environment. Speaking of the protests, there were 1,200 or so arrests at the White House last month, and the upcoming November 6th "Circle the White House" protest is hoping … [Read more...]

Calgary’s Oil and Gas REALTOR ®

CALGARY’S OIL & GAS REALTOR® EXPERIENCE, RELIABILITY, EXPERTISE, COMMITMENT TO SERVICECalgary is the ENERGY capital of Canada and the oil and gas sector is the driving force behind our PROSPERITY.As a born and raised Calgarian, my entire family works in the industry and I understand how the oil and gas sector … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands Resources

Alberta Oil Sands Information and Statistics        If you are ever looking for information on the Oil Sands check out these awesome resources:Statistical booklet from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers The Oil Sands and one … [Read more...]

Have Some Common Sense

The Oil Sands, Keystone XL, the White House and Hollywood Look at the map above, notice anything? Think about it and we will come back to that question. In the meantime do you find it funny as I do that all these  actors and actresses are now jumping on the bandwagon in protest of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Oil Sands. … [Read more...]

Oil Sands and Greenhouse Gas

Oil Sands Greenhouse Gas Facts and Science Lets do some MYTH BUSTING here today! Turns out the Oil Sands is not the apocalyptic greenhouse gas emitter that some of the media and certain environmental groups would want you to believe. Check out these statistics:Did you know! Alberta became the first jurisdiction in North … [Read more...]

Canadian Energy Statistics

Canadian Oil, Gas, Uranium and Hydroelectricity How does Canada stack up in the world of energy? Extremely well, on top of being the worlds second largest country by land area with the 11th lowest population density and the 36th largest population, Canada has a massive abundance of natural resources. Oil, Gas, Uranium and … [Read more...]

Ethical Oil Vs. Conflict Oil

What is Ethical Oil?It is a choice we have to make. and it is powerful. Democracy versus Dictatorship, Good Jobs versus Forced Labour, Women's Rights versus Women getting stoned to death, Reforestation versus Degredation, Freedom to live, say and be whoever you are versus living in constant fear. This is the case for … [Read more...]

OPEC Oil Reserves Fact or Fiction?

OPEC's Paper Barrels We have been hearing and reading? the word “OPEC” a lot over the last several years; it is typically portrayed as some secretive organization on a mission to raise oil prices and cost us more money. (Many might argue this is not far off from the truth) For younger generations that were not around during the … [Read more...]

Alberta Drilling Activity Ramps Up

Drilling Companies Starting to Deploy Rigs by Dan Sumner ATB Economist July 14th, 2011The energy sector is by far the principle economic driver in this province, and after a long spring lull, conventional drilling appears poised to really ramp up over the rest of this year.As of the week of July 5th, the Canadian … [Read more...]