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Calgary’s Oil and Gas REALTOR ®

CALGARY’S OIL & GAS REALTOR® EXPERIENCE, RELIABILITY, EXPERTISE, COMMITMENT TO SERVICE Calgary is the ENERGY capital of Canada and the oil and gas sector is the driving force behind our PROSPERITY. As a born and raised Calgarian, my entire family works in the industry and I understand how the oil and gas sector … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands Resources

Alberta Oil Sands Information and Statistics               If you are ever looking for information on the Oil Sands check out these awesome resources: Statistical booklet from the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers The Oil Sands and one … [Read more...]

Have Some Common Sense

The Oil Sands, Keystone XL, the White House and Hollywood Look at the map above, notice anything? Think about it and we will come back to that question. In the meantime do you find it funny as I do that all these  actors and actresses are now jumping on the bandwagon in protest of the Keystone XL pipeline and the Oil Sands. … [Read more...]

Oil Sands and Greenhouse Gas

Oil Sands Greenhouse Gas Facts and Science Lets do some MYTH BUSTING here today! Turns out the Oil Sands is not the apocalyptic greenhouse gas emitter that some of the media and certain environmental groups would want you to believe. Check out these statistics: Did you know! Alberta became the first jurisdiction in North … [Read more...]

Ethical Oil Vs. Conflict Oil

What is Ethical Oil? It is a choice we have to make. and it is powerful. Democracy versus Dictatorship, Good Jobs versus Forced Labour, Women's Rights versus Women getting stoned to death, Reforestation versus Degredation, Freedom to live, say and be whoever you are versus living in constant fear. This is the case for … [Read more...]

OPEC Oil Reserves Fact or Fiction?

OPEC's Paper Barrels We have been hearing and reading? the word “OPEC” a lot over the last several years; it is typically portrayed as some secretive organization on a mission to raise oil prices and cost us more money. (Many might argue this is not far off from the truth) For younger generations that were not around during the … [Read more...]

Downtown Calgary Office Market

Calgary is the Economic Heart of the West Considering Calgary is home to the second largest concentration of head offices in canada and is Canada's oil and gas capital, it is always a positive sign when the downtown office market is doing well. Recently Commercial Real estate firm Colliers International put out a report saying … [Read more...]

Oil Sands Water Usage

The Real Story on Water Usage in the Oil Sands Did you know that over 80% of the water used in the Oil Sands is recycled? Check out this short video! For more on the Oil Sands check out this article about land use, greenhouse gas emissions and more!   … [Read more...]

Major Projects in Alberta

Build Baby Build! Alberta Major Project Inventory Every year the Alberta Government complies a list of construction projects in Alberta with a value of $5.0 million or more. This list includes projects that are planned, underway, or have recently been completed. Their are numerous categories for the type of project … [Read more...]

Alberta Sitting Pretty

Alberta Economic Growth by Todd Hirsch Senior Economist, ATB Financial While a lot of question marks are punctuating the global economy at the moment, growth seems to be charging ahead nonetheless. And this year, Alberta is poised to be one of the best economies in the developed world. According to the latest GDP forecast … [Read more...]