Backpedaling on energy is politically inevitable – even Biden will embrace hydrocarbons if in power, there is no other choice

Backpedaling on energy is politically inevitable – even Biden will embrace hydrocarbons if in power, there is no other choice

A politician on the campaign trail is not really a human. A free-wheeling brain is a recipe for disaster, when every second is documented and critiqued. If humanity isn’t dialed out, the politician might go rogue and offend someone, and hooo boy are there a lot of sensitive people out there these days. There is […]

Energy transitions start with optimizing what we have. Period.

Energy transitions start with optimizing what we have. Period.

When first moving to Calgary from a life of poverty on the farm, I used to be amazed at what people would throw out in the trash. Good looking microwaves. Old lawnmowers. Tables and furniture and stuff that someone paid good money for not long before. Home renovations almost made me weep; dumpsters full of […]

A lack of oil demand growth still means a lot of future hydrocarbon development

A lack of oil demand growth still means a lot of future hydrocarbon development

Have you seen the story circulating the web of a guy at a gas pump trying to put gasoline in a Tesla? I don’t mean to mock him; I’d be the biggest joke on the internet if someone followed me around every day and recorded my antics. What makes this guy’s befuddlement so funny though […]

Etam Interview with Oil & Gas 360 – as fun as energy discussions get!

We had the opportunity to sit down with Heidi McKillop, Producer “A Stranded Nation”, and Terry Etam, Author “The End of Fossil Fuel Insanity” and visit about the Canadian and United States current politics around fossil fuels.  The conversation started over several months ago when the 360 team had a great interview with Heidi. We […]

In an anti-industrial landscape, where does energy education go from here?

In an anti-industrial landscape, where does energy education go from here?

In the summer of 2014, this website joyously arrived onto the world. Joyously for me anyway – almost no one cared, just me and a number of helpful friends I could count one hand. With fingers to spare. The purpose was to fill a void in energy discourse; to try to make energy education accessible […]