The true rock stars of the oil industry

August 14, 2018

Back in January, my phone rang. On the other end of the phone was Melinda Yurkowski, assistance chief geologist, petroleum geology, who looks after the sedimentary ...

Woke up to another merger deal in the patch

August 13, 2018

I woke up this morning, and unlike Tony Soprano, I did not get myself a gun. But I did get an email which indicated there was yet another merger in the works. Merger, ...

How does oil get from Azerbaijan to Canada?

April 18, 2018

Our son, Spencer, 11, and I have recently taken up a game. Basically, I name a country, and he finds it on the globe. This was inspired by his favourite TV show, Young ...

Letter: Process our own oil

April 13, 2018

With all the jingoism over Kinder Morgan’s pipeline expansion creating jobs—and almost all of it temporary work—it’s conspicuous how there’s no mention of creating actual ...