Alberta is losing any competitive advantage in the race to develop clean energy. Not being decisive on methane emissions is a step in the wrong direction. Click here to read more:
Canadian oil and gas prides itself in leading the industry in many areas but methane reduction is not one of them. Six US states already have strong regulations in place and producers that are committing to a goal of zero emissions. We cannot claim to be energy leaders when the evidence is to the contrary.
Statoil already sold its oilsands assets due to pressure to supply cleaner energy. We do not need to push investment out of the province when the industry is still fragile in many areas.