oil and gas

A smart road map to lower carbon emissions? Look to Texas, of all places

Opinion: When it comes to balancing economic growth with reducing carbon emissions, the stars are oddly bright deep in the heart of Texas

Bust times are back in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador is facing a crushing deficit. EI and food banks use is on the rise. How did it turn so wrong, so fast?

No, Alberta’s oil patch doesn’t need a bailout

Alberta’s energy sector has yet to suffer anything like Ontario’s manufacturing job losses, so calls for an auto sector-style bailout for the oil patch are premature

Are Canadian exports finding their wheels again?

Autos are about to replace oil and gas as Canada’s biggest export for the first time in eight years, but don’t get too excited

Is it time for the U.S. to relax its ban on crude oil exports?

As U.S. oil output booms, some say the 40-year-old export ban is outdated

Canada, the failed petrostate?

Canada hasn’t bet the economy on the energy sector. Not even close.

Why won’t Canada set oil and gas regulations?

The government misses every self-imposed deadline it announces

GDP growth in February: ‘a ray of sunshine’

For once, the Bank of Canada may have been too pessimistic

After the oil boom

After the oil boom

As hiring slows and work goes high-tech, Canada can’t count on the oil sands to be its jobs machine anymore

Oil sands bust

How the most valuable resource in our history got mired in politics, protests and logistical nightmares


Facility will turn natural gas to diesel fuel

Natural gas toted as fuel of the future


To hell with Buddy Ebsen

The oil sands may be ugly, but our schools and hospitals depend on them