Entries by ARC Energy Research Institute

Alberta CCUS Policy: An Interview with Tristan Goodman the President of EPAC

Responding to a very large number of carbon sequestration inquiries, the Alberta Government issued an Information Letter that proposes a centralized hub model for storing carbon in the province. This week, Tristan Goodman, the President of the Explorers and Producers Association of Canada (EPAC) joins the podcast to offer his perspective on Carbon Capture Utilization […]

Learn from History: Building Energy Security into the Energy Transition

As the world embarks on re-piping and re-wiring energy systems in the pursuit of decarbonization, the plan should be to make the future energy infrastructure more secure than the past. This week on the podcast, Jackie and Peter review several energy security learnings from history.  In the pursuit of the best economics, often energy security […]

Oil Sands Producers Announce Pathways to Net Zero Alliance

Canadian oil sands companies are typically rivals, but now they have announced a collective project for achieving net zero GHG emissions by 2050.   Producers that account for 90% of oil sands production – Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, Imperial, MEG Energy and Suncor Energy – have announced the “Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero” initiative. […]

Here Comes the Sun: Canada’s Solar Industry

Solar is starting to shine in Canada. Five utility scale solar projects have been announced in Alberta so far this year. Residential solar should benefit from newly announced federal government incentives. This week Nicholas Gall, the Director of Distributed Energy Resources at the Canadian Renewable Energy Association (CanREA) joins the podcast. Here are some of […]