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  • Why diesel prices will go up

    February 15, 2020 8:13AM by Roger McKnight

    For most of 2019, I warned (admonitum) of the impending tidal wave of diesel price spikes that would begin with the activation of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2020 rule. Months before the Jan. 1 activation of this global law

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    Petroleum commentary: Cooperation eludes politicians

    January 27, 2020 9:52AM by Roger McKnight

    One thing I really like about our Canadian winters is that it lets me watch sun-soaked tennis on TV during the Australian Open, so we can see there’s balance in the world today — when we’re freezing, we watch them

  • A lesson from Russia on energy policy

    December 16, 2019 7:24AM by Roger McKnight

    I hear some people at this time of the year begin to sift through files and discard those which meet the criteria of the “discard” grade, and ponder on those documents which may be important enough to upgrade to the

  • Time for Quebec politicians to rethink pipeline?

    November 29, 2019 7:58AM by Roger McKnight

    There’s an elephant in the room of the politicians involved in the Paris Accord. But first, here in Canada… In this report, I will go with the position that the pipeline is half full, as opposed to half empty –

  • EnTrans expands presence in Canada

    September 3, 2019 2:52PM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – U.S. tank trailer maker EnTrans International has signed a new distributor, Transcourt Inc. of Oakville, Ont., for its Heil Trailer and Polar Tank Trailer brands, expanding its presence in Canada, the company said Tuesday. Transcourt has been

  • Apathy persists as federal election nears

    August 30, 2019 6:24AM by Roger McKnight

    I don’t know if it’s true or not, but I’m told and have been told since grade school that there are a myriad of ways to cure hiccups. One way is to breathe into a paper bag – the color

  • Trump’s see-saw China policies rattle oil markets

    August 19, 2019 7:12AM by Roger McKnight

    Admonish the thought (out, damned spot!) that there is no political element in the day-to-day changes in the value of crude oil or its refined derivatives. To compensate, add the thought that I am convinced U.S. President Donald Trump and

  • The news story that just won’t go away…

    July 30, 2019 7:23AM by Roger McKnight

    There’s this one particular news story that just won’t go away, and it has a surprise ending — or is it just the beginning? I think, in the media world (a world within itself), this is called a teaser. An opening

  • Oil politics: It’s like arguing with the mirror

    July 19, 2019 8:33AM by Roger McKnight

    Water runs downhill and so does crude oil. Well, at least oil is running south of the border. This, despite the efforts of the foreign-funded E-Wacks, and our very own energy denier, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, ironically the owner of

  • Regina truck convoy to protest carbon tax

    April 3, 2019 5:01PM by Truck News-West

    REGINA, Sask. – A truck convoy and rally is set to take place tomorrow in Regina, Sask. The Regina Rally Against the Carbon Tax aims to raise support in the fight against the federal government’s imposed carbon tax in Saskatchewan.

  • Truck convoy departs Red Deer with message to support Canadian oil

    February 14, 2019 4:37PM by Derek Clouthier

    RED DEER, Alta. – Despite how some might feel about the truck convoy heading to Ottawa, a palpable sense of Canadian pride emanated from Red Deer this morning when around 160 trucks departed from Gort’s Truck Wash in support of

  • Vehicle convoy steers through Manitoba

    January 7, 2019 5:11PM by Truck News-West

    BRANDON, Man. – A convoy made up of several vehicles ranging from cars to semi-trucks protested the federal government’s policies between Virden and Brandon, Man., this past Sunday. Stretching for approximately 10 kilometers, the “yellow vest protest” was one of

  • Truck convoys in support of oil and gas sector continue across Western Canada

    December 24, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News-West

    ESTEVAN, Sask. – Truck convoys continued to roll through Western Canada this past week in support of the oil and gas industry. In Estevan, Sask., approximately 450 trucks flooded the streets on Saturday, a convoy organized by local carrier Bert

  • Truck convoys join Alberta rallies in support of oil and gas sector

    December 20, 2018 3:49PM by Truck News-West

    EDMONTON, Alta. – A series of truck convoys have taken part in recent rallies across Alberta in support of the province’s oil and gas sector. In Nisku, Alta., the group Truckers for Pipelines formed what media reports indicated was a

  • Optimism returning to oil and gas industry: Mullen

    April 24, 2017 7:24AM by Truck News

    OKOTOKS, Alta. – Mullen Group reported improved revenue in the first quarter of 2017 in both its trucking/logistics and oilfield services segments, but the markets remain “fragile,” according to chairman and CEO Murray Mullen. The company posted Q1 revenue of