Originally posted 5 November 2018 On 6 December, the Economics Society of Northern Alberta is hosting their annual […]
Originally posted on 5 November 2018 On Thursday, 2 November 2018 a startling Power Point presentation made by […]
Originally posted 5 November 2018 Two major stories hit the wire this past weekÂ spotlighting the emerging realization […]
Originally postedÂ 1 November 2018
- What were the justices asking?
- Stakes include who will pay for the vast environmental liabilities created by the extraction of oil and gas
- Outcome will determine the future structure of lending in the oil patch
- How is the AER’s licensee liability rating system expected to work during a downturn?
On Thursday 15 February 2018, I attended the hearing on the Redwater Resources case at the impressive Supreme Court Building along Wellington Street.Â I had hoped to produce a write-up on the questionning by the justices well before now… but life has its interruptions.
Happy 80th BirthdayÂ Today ATB’s Rocky Mountain House branch celebrates its 80th anniversary. ATB’s history page contains a […]
Originally posted 25 September 2018
- Options remain
- Chart of parties to court action
- Excerpts from decision
- Links to previous posts
While the majority decision of Federal Court of Appeal Justice Eleanor Dawson threw a curve into the plans of Justin Trudeau and Rachel Notley, recent commentary suggest thereÂ may be a way out.
Dear Reader – welcome. AbPolEcon.ca is the successor website to Albertarecessionwatch.com. No more newspaper PDFs AbPolEcon.caÂ has carried forward […]
Originally posted 10 April 2018
Political agendas- staying in power and getting re-elected
- Are environmental groups under undue influence of foreign players?
- Possible Solution – feds exercising its jurisdiction over marine activities?
Canada’s oil and gas industry and financial community and their media allies have ramped up pressure on politicians in Victoria, Ottawa, and Edmonton to reach a deal. Capital hates regulatory uncertainty and Kinder Morgan’s board has finally said “enough is enough.”Â The parent company of Kinder Morgan Canada is based in Texas and its Texas roots have been used to bolster opposition to the pipeline.
Originally posted 2 April 2018
- Alberta Energy Regulator andÂ Licensee Liability Rating system
- Roles played Orphan Well Association and Surface Rights Board
- What are asset retirement obligations?
Albertarecessionwatch.com has been examining the scope of reclamation costs faced by the Alberta oil, gas and oil sands industries, and, ultimately, the Alberta government and taxpayers.Â The Redwater Resources case, Â 4503287746Â heard by the Supreme Court on 15 February is, arguably, the first salvo in what will be a long drawn out legal affair pitting environmental “interests” (NGOs, some governments, indigenous groups) against other governments, regulators, banks, and the energy industry.
Originally posted 26 March 2018
In a very unscientific reading of the budget the following words or phrases were repeated: