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CANADA’S ENERGY CITIZENS – Canada’s oil and natural gas industry is Shovel-Ready and Shovel-Worthy

Oil and Natural Gas Industry Offers a Pathway to Rapid and Sustainable Recovery 
 

 


As governments work toward reopening and rebuilding the economy, Canada’s oil and natural gas industry is positioned to play a critical role in developing solutions and delivering results. Oil and natural gas is one of Canada’s largest employers and most significant economic growth generators, and can drive a robust economic recovery to the benefit of the entire country. Click here to learn more on how Canada's oil and natural gas industry can help lead our economic recovery. 

 

Shovel-Ready and Shovel-Worthy

 

We have seen groups popping up and suggesting that now is a time for a transition to green energy and to move away from fossil fuels. Oil and natural gas projects are shovel-ready and shovel-worthy. These projects will put Canadians back to work with a multi-billion-dollar national supply chain, offer economic and self-sustaining opportunities for Indigenous communities and generate desperately-needed revenues for governments in the form of taxes and royalties.

 

Projects like the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX), officially started construction in Kamloops on June 1, and will offer 5,000 jobs at peak construction. These objectives can be achieved while leveraging the sector’s leadership on emissions reductions, water protection, land and species management. Read Canada’s Energy Citizens’ ‘Developing Canada’s Natural Resources is In Our National Interest’ here.   

 

Woodfibre LNG: A Canadian Opportunity to Reduce Global Emissions

 

A new study from Woodfibre LNG shows that Canadian natural gas exported through the Woodfibre LNG project will go to Asia where coal is the primary fuel source. When Woodfibre’s LNG displaces coal, there will be an emissions offset of 45%. That’s like taking 700,000 cars off the road or eliminating 76 years of Squamish’s emissions. See our most recent blog post for more information.   

 

Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion

 

The Comment Period on the Initial Project Description for the Fortis BC, Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion Project has opened. The Tilbury Phase 2 LNG Expansion Project will create about 110 long-term jobs after construction completes in 2028. It will improve the resiliency of the system that supplies BC homes and businesses with natural gas and advance LNG as a marine fuel. You can submit comments here to support their project.

 

We encourage your ongoing support of major projects in British Columbia as a way to ensure that investment continues and our industry can continue to drive our country’s economic recovery.

 

Canada's Energy Citizens
http://www.energycitizens.ca/

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