Alberta Politics: Report questioning tidewater premium for Alberta petroleum undermines a powerful narrative … expect fireworks

PHOTOS: No Smoking … no kidding! An oil tanker sits in a Spanish port. B.C. environmentalists don’t want to see scenes like this on their coast. (Photo: Wikipedia Commons) A lot of Albertans believe they’re going to have to. Below: Report Author David Hughes and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley. Whether or not it is actually ...

Alberta Politics: Hard truth from the Parkland Institute: New pipelines won’t much improve the price fetched by Alberta oil from Bitumen

PHOTOS: An oil tanker, floating in “tidewater” – in this case the balmy Persian Gulf. Below: Earth scientist David Hughes, and a caribou strolling along a pipeline, this one in Alaska. That’s tonight’s harvest of royalty-free photographs. My guess is that not many partisans of any of Alberta’s NDP Government, the federal Liberals or their ...

The Common Sense Canadian: Canada’s LNG exports threaten energy security: Geologist

Graph depicts National Energy Board’s projection of BC Government’s gas production compared to other LNG export levels. (Photo: David Hughes, Global Sustainability Research Inc) Read this Feb 18th article from SNL Financial about David Hughes’ assessment of the BC Government’s immediate focus on its LNG exports without a safety net will compromise the countries long-term energy ...

Cowichan Conversations: Fracked Gas Won’t Solve Energy Crunch: Report

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger The Tyee series on energy continues, several from the series appear ‘On the Left Side.’ This episode features highly respected geologist David Hughes analysis. It is markedly different than the spin that we are getting from politicians of all flavours. Our politicians behaviour reminds of the classic trap that gamblers fall into. ...