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You have reached the home of Energy Examined podcasts. Energy Examined is a podcast that examines energy issues that impact Canada and the world. We tackle questions regarding growing global energy demand, the transition toward a lower-carbon future, and the role innovation and sustainable approaches can play at finding solutions to meet the economic, environmental and social priorities of all Canadians.

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Apr 27, 2022

Central Alberta is home to one of the world's leading hydrocarbon processing regions with $45 billion in capital investment, supporting 30,000+ jobs. 

Mark Plamondon is Executive Director of the Alberta Industrial Heartland Association. He discusses some of the diverse opportunities for the area, including how...

Mar 30, 2022

Tim McMillan, President and CEO of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is stepping down. McMillan reflects on the changes and challenges he's seen over his 7-year tenure leading Canada's main oil and natural gas industry association, what work still needs to be done, and why he's optimistic for the...

Mar 16, 2022

What role can Canada play in providing global energy security? Energy Examined speaks with Eric Nuttall, an energy columnist with the National Post and an investment manager with Ninepoint Partners LP.

Nuttall reflects on the role energy security has played in enabling Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the impact on current...

Jan 4, 2022

Join Energy Examined podcast hosts Leighton Klassen and Holly Quan for a review of the key Canadian natural gas and oil issues that dominated 2021, as well as some of their favourite podcast clips from the past year. Klassen and Quan also take a look ahead to what's in store for 2022.

Nov 24, 2021

What lessons can Canada learn from high energy prices in Europe and rolling blackouts in China? Sound energy policy needs to consider affordability and economic competitiveness along with environmental ambition.

Energy Examined host Leighton Klassen chats with Mark Agnew, Senior Vice President, Policy and Government...