Michael Greenstone, an American expert in economics and energy policy, was the keynote speaker at an event in Calgary called the Global Energy Challenge: What is the Future of Fossil Fuels?, presented by the Ivey Business School and the Haskayne School of Business
Whether providing the rationale for reducing hydro rates or the intellectual foundation for reforms to pipeline approval processes, the Ivey Energy Policy and Management Centre is helping to bridge the gap between academic research and government policy-making.
Canadian crude is a reasonable substitute for Venezuelan crude given that they’re both heavy crude types and (some) Gulf refiners are configured to refine heavy crude oil. In that sense reduction in imports from Venezuela could be highly positive for Canadian oil producers, says Ivey's Guy Holburn.
In their op-ed for The Globe and Mail, Ivey Energy Centre researchers Guy Holburn, Adam Fremeth, Margaret Loudermilk, and Brandon Schaufele outline two ways the provincial government might reduce consumers’ electricity bills.