Tag: Energy East

A message for Trudeau’s ‘Generation Energy’ conversation: Don’t kneecap $15 billion pipelines to get re-elected

A message for Trudeau’s ‘Generation Energy’ conversation: Don’t kneecap $15 billion pipelines to get re-elected

Nanos polls shows many Canadians think Canada does a poor job regulating energy, providing right environment for investors Generation Energy wrapped up this week in Winnipeg. The federal government leading a national conversation about the future of energy seems like a fine idea. But is it, really? The Trudeau Liberals already have a well-defined worldview […]

Energy East pipeline: Risky business gamble or Liberal regulatory, political machinations?

Energy East pipeline: Risky business gamble or Liberal regulatory, political machinations?

TransCanada blames “regulatory uncertainty” for Energy East withdrawal, evidence thus far supports that view Someone is lying about why the Energy East pipeline project was cancelled. Either it’s TransCanada, which blamed the “substantial uncertainty around the scope, timing and cost” of the federal review. Or it’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who on Saturday penned a […]

Is Prime Minister Trudeau lying about why Energy East pipeline was cancelled?

Is Prime Minister Trudeau lying about why Energy East pipeline was cancelled?

All 1.1 million b/d of Energy East capacity was legally committed to by oil producers for 20 years – that is the business case Justin Trudeau did something unusual Saturday, speaking directly to Canadians about a contentious and current political issue – TransCanada’s decision to cancel it’s $12.4 billion Energy East pipeline project – via […]

Energy East critics in Eastern Canada need lesson in pipeline economics

Energy East critics in Eastern Canada need lesson in pipeline economics

You can always find a point in time where conditions are such that if you start the project that day, it wouldn’t be economic. – energy economist Robert Mansell The number of media pundits trashing the Energy East project as uneconomic from the outset is amusing as hell. None of them is an economist. Nor did […]

Why did TransCanada cancel $12 billion Energy East pipeline project?

Why did TransCanada cancel $12 billion Energy East pipeline project?

Reasons include Canadian regulatory uncertainty, changed economics, opposition in Quebec and from First Nations Canadians outside the Wildrose Province may be shocked to learn just how angry Albertans are about TransCanada’s decision to cancel the Energy East pipeline project. Our Alberta readers are fuming – and they’re not shy about telling me why on social […]

TransCanada terminates Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects

TransCanada terminates Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects

NEB decision to consider upstream and downstream emissions likely contributed to Energy East decision TransCanada Corporation  announced Thursday morning it will no longer be proceeding with its proposed Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline projects, according to a press release. Columnist Markham Hislop warned that the NEB should reconsider calculating upstream and downstream emissions into […]

By October 5, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ENGO ‘fake news’ using media to change public perception of Energy East pipeline

ENGO ‘fake news’ using media to change public perception of Energy East pipeline

Canadian voters deserve accurate, reasoned, factual debate about pipeline proposals like Energy East Donald Trump isn’t the only purveyor of “fake news” and “alternate facts.” For Canadian examples, you can’t beat environment non-government organizations (ENGOs). But unlike the American president, ENGOs have a very clear political objective. And it’s working to perfection. The latest Canadian […]

By September 24, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Trudeau Govt should rethink message on downstream GHG emissions and Energy East before serious damage is done

Trudeau Govt should rethink message on downstream GHG emissions and Energy East before serious damage is done

Trudeau Liberals appear to be willing to sacrifice Energy East for Quebec seats in 2019…a dangerous message to investors in Canadian resource development One of the things I like most about the Trudeau Liberals is that they are treacherous bastards. Like every Liberal government of my lifetime, they play to win. That bred-in-the-bone treachery will absolutely […]

By September 16, 2017 7 Comments Read More →
TransCanada to suspend Energy East pipeline application for review

TransCanada to suspend Energy East pipeline application for review

TransCanada says its finances will be “negatively impacted” if it decides not to move forward with Energy East TransCanada Corporation announced Thursday that it filed a letter with the National Energy Board (NEB) seeking a 30-day suspension of the Energy East Pipeline and Eastern Mainline Project applications, according to a press release. The suspension will […]

By September 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
NEB ‘modernization’ turning into muddled mess. Will someone please restore order?

NEB ‘modernization’ turning into muddled mess. Will someone please restore order?

GHG emissions is a policy issue that doesn’t belong in an NEB pipeline review, according to Alberta energy minister Alberta Energy Minister Marg McCuaig-Boyd had harsh words Thursday for a decision by the National Energy Board to include upstream and downstream GHG emissions in its review of the Energy East pipeline project. She echoed criticisms […]