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Global Citizenship Featured Stories:

    • CANADA’S OIL INDUSTRY & LEARNING FROM Y2K

      by Tina Olivero

      OPINION FEATURE Were you around when the year 2000 hit and we were supposed to have a global meltdown because of computer formatting and storage of calendar data? It sounds ridiculous now, but the whole world was on edge living in fear that the entire computer world would come to a crashing halt as the […]

    • OIL & GAS: Think bigger my people, think bigger!

      by Tina Olivero

      EDITORIAL OPINION: Ms. Tina Olivero, 30 year publisher, The Oil & Gas Magazine Canada’s oil and gas industry is our golden egg, our treasure chest, and one of our top commodities. Natural gas and oil are Canada’s top export commodities. Exports of crude oil, bitumen, natural gas and natural gas liquids generated more than $102 […]

    • £1,000 grants given to schools for Computer Science & Tech

      by Tina Olivero

      EnergySys Limited, a leading oil and gas cloud technology provider, is proud to celebrate its 20th anniversary. To mark the milestone, EnergySys will be providing grants of £1,000 to support the Computer, Science and Technology departments in twenty schools. The grants will be made available over the course of the next twelve months.   The schools who receive a grant will be selected by our staff and […]

    • FORTIS GIVES BACK during Covid-19

      by Tina Olivero

      If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it has taught us that this is a time of compassion and contribution. Fortis Inc is doing exactly that. Fortis Inc. today held a virtual Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders. At the meeting, Fortis President and CEO Barry Perry provided an update on the Corporation’s response to the […]

    • #PowerToGive Campaign in Partnership with Food Banks Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      Automaker pledges fleet and funds to support national hunger relief efforts The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted society, putting millions out of work, into financial stress, and provoked a spike in national food insecurity, in some cases not seen since the 2008 recession. Determined to help alleviate hunger in Canada and give back to its community, […]

    • Planet of the Humans: Leads To One Conclusion

      by Tina Olivero

      When you watch the latest documentary, Planet of the Humans, by Micheal Moore and Jeff Gibbs, you come away with a sinking, ugly feeling of hopelessness for our future. That’s what entertaining documentaries do. They take well-accepted perspectives on the far left and pit them against compelling views on the far right, with a clear […]

    • Kvaerner donates NOK 10 Million for Covid-19

      by Tina Olivero

      Kvaerner is a project execution specialist and a trusted advisor for it’s customers. They provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services and deliver advanced offshore platforms, onshore plants, floating production units (i.e. FPSOs) and renewable energy solutions. Our passion, experience and expertise realise values for costumers and societies. Kværner ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates […]

    • Ocean Legacy Foundation Takes Charge of Plastic Pollution Crisis

      by Tina Olivero

      The Ocean Legacy Foundation, a Canadian non-profit organization founded in 2014 with the goal to end ocean plastic waste, announced today the launch of E.P.I.C – a plastic pollution emergency response program, which incorporates a four pillar hands-on approach: Education, Policy, Infrastructure and Cleanup to catalyze worldwide action around plastic pollution-free lands and oceans. The […]

    • Energy Addiction: One Reason for Climate Change

      by Tina Olivero

      Climate change is the result of the rising temperature of the planet. It’s happening because populations are rising, pollution is rising and we have an insatiable appetite for agriculture and energy. Greenhouse gases, like methane, are produced through agricultural practices, including livestock manure. Others, like CO2, come from natural processes like respiration and from the […]

    • Can the oil industry save civilization?

      by Phonse Fagan

      In the early 1800s wood was the primary energy source throughout much of the world: but this could not last as populations grew, industrialization accelerated, and forests were depleted—especially on islands like Britain. Then came coal to the rescue, and the forests were given a reprieve. For a time coal was king as a heat […]