HBW Resources Western Canada Energy and Politics Roundup

Western Canada Energy and Politics Roundup By Randy Kerr, Executive Vice President HBW Resources Canada Below is a summary of key industry and political developments in Western Canada that could affect energy development activities.  The summary is authored by Randy Kerr, the Executive Vice President of HBW Resources Canada.  If you have any questions or… More »


Politics of LNG in BC

BC LNG A lot of news coming out of BC these days as they get closer to the May 14 election and a possible change in government. Of course this has a big impact on the energy file. The article below helps define why the gas industry in BC remains leery of the NDP. http://www.vancouversun.com/news/bc-election/candidate+promises+moratorium+fracking/8310541/story.html… More »


Too many BANANAs

http://www.vancouversun.com/business/bc2035/Opinion+Whoever+wins+election+must+prepared+fight+BANANA/8301396/story.html Most who know me have heard my reference to the BANANA phenomenon before – Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anyone. Vaughn Palmer, a longtime columnist for the Vancouver Sun, wrote the linked editorial yesterday with respect to the BC election campaign. I’m intermittent on his stuff but in my opinion it is the best… More »


The week in Energy – April 22

Oil Sands Monitoring system The Gov’ts of Canada and Alberta today officially launched an online database for monitoring impacts in the oil sands region. There have been a lot of people, in and out of government, working on this project for a very long time. Congrats to them for bringing this project along. http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/energy-resources/Oilsands+monitoring+goes+online/8275365/story.html?__lsa=c118-9c61 Market… More »