Entries by Greg Moffatt

Canada to lose 635,000 jobs, petrochemical industry at ‘serious risk’ due to U.S. tax reform, says PwC report

Last year’s U.S. tax reform poses a substantial risk to the long-term viability of a large portion of Canada’s petrochemical and other chemical industry, as well as the Canadian economy at large, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report commissioned by the Business Council of Canada and released on September 12. The impacts of U.S. tax reform […]

Energy and Mines Ministers discuss ways to bolster competitiveness of Canada’s petrochemical sector at 2018 conference

The competitiveness of Canada’s petrochemical sector was on the agenda for the federal, provincial, and territorial energy and mining ministers gathered at the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference in Iqaluit August 12-14. Notably, the Gas Processing Management Inc. (GPMi) shared a report surveying the competitiveness landscape for Canada’s petrochemical industry when compared to the U.S. […]

Alberta’s energy diversification should focus on converting energy into manufactured products and adding value to natural gas

On March 20, Bob Masterson, the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada’s (CIAC) President and CEO, along with the Chairs of CIAC’s National and Alberta Business & Economics committees, appeared before the Energy Diversification Advisory Committee in Edmonton to deliver CIAC’s recommendations on adding value to Alberta’s energy resources.