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Oct. 23, 2015

PRIME MINISTER-ELECT JUSTIN TRUDEAU AND THE LIBERAL PLATFORM Returning to his childhood home where he was born December 25, 1971 (24 Sussex Drive). Second-youngest (43) Prime Minister after Joe Clark (39). Member of Parliament,… Read More

Oct. 16, 2015

PREMIER RACHEL NOTLEY’S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE ECONOMY 10 member committee to meet with the Premier quarterly and provide independent advice to government on diversification, innovation, and job creation in non-energy sector. Members include:… Read More

Oct. 9, 2015

PREMIER RACHEL NOTLEY FIRST SPEECH TO BUSINESS Rachel Notley spoke to Calgary Chamber of Commerce and said they are focused on 3 themes: stabilize healthcare & education, plan to return to fiscal balance, be… Read More

Oct. 2, 2015

PREMIER RACHEL NOTLEY – NORTH AMERICAN TOUR Provincial budget will be presented after the Federal election. Royalty review results to be announced Q1 2016 with implementation beginning 2017. No retail sales tax expected Budget… Read More

Sept. 25, 2015

CHINA Strategic Oil Reserve is 200 million bbls, goal is 500 million by 2020; currently adding 500,000 bbl/day. Current daily demand in excess of 10,000,000 bbl, just over 10% of global demand. August diesel… Read More

Sept. 18, 2015

2016 ECONOMIC OUTLOOK, STEFANE MARION, NBF CHIEF ECONOMIST Click here to view the full presentation Expecting slow growth in Canada and globally, WTI range of $55-$60. Non-OECD demand for oil has continued to grow.… Read More

Sept. 11, 2015

GOLDMAN SACHS PREDICTS OIL MIGHT TRADE AT $20 Oil market is more oversupplied than expected due to OPEC production growth, resilient non-OPEC supply and weakening demand from China and emerging markets. $20 estimate if… Read More

Sept. 4, 2015

CANADA EMPLOYMENT Canada unexpectedly added 12,000 jobs in August beating expectations for a decline of 4,500. Unemployment rose to 7% from 6.8% as more people were looking for work. 54,400 full time positions added… Read More

Aug. 28, 2015

OIL – WHY IS IT UP? (NBF ENERGY DEPARTMENT) US oil inventories draw down this week was an impressive 5.5 million barrels as reported by EIA. A small increase was expected. PIRA reported demand… Read More

Aug. 21, 2015

ENERGY OPEC’s ‘Fragile Five’ (Algeria, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria and Venezuela) are facing political turmoil because of low oil prices. Oman (non-OPEC) produced more than 1 million boe/d in July for the first time on… Read More