Canada’s energy sector employed 884,000 people in 2016.
Pipelines are 2.5 times safer than rail transport.
Apparently, in the eyes of the B.C. government, the National Energy Board is not up to the task.
Last week Kinder Morgan projected that the Trans Mountain pipeline project could be a year behind schedule.
The oil price and volume of production drive the Alberta and Saskatchewan crude oil royalty formulas.
Alberta’s new carbon tax, and higher corporate and personal income taxes, all contribute to a poor investment climate.
The $16 billion Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline proposal was regulated to death.
The National Energy Board will assess the Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects.