Lorne Stockman

Lorne Stockman is the Research Director at Oil Change International, where he researches and analyzes developments in the North American oil industry.

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Monday, September 12, 2016
The Dakota Access Pipeline Will Lock-In the Emissions of 30 Coal Plants
The Dakota Access pipeline would carry oil from the Bakken formation in North Dakota to Gulf Coast refineries and export terminals via Patoka, Illinois. With a maximum capacity of 570,000 barrels per day (bpd), it could carry over 50% of North Dakota’s current oil production. Ultimately, the net...
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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Exxon’s Energy Outlook PR Stunt
Another year and another Exxon energy outlook report reassuring the world’s energy wonks and policy makers that business as usual is here to stay. Should anyone be under the illusion that a clean energy revolution might be just around the corner, or that the world may just get its carbon emissions...
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Thursday, December 17, 2015
Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban: Supply Side and Climate Commonsense
As Congress moves to finalize its latest spending bill, the impact of the dirty deal on crude oil exports contained within it is becoming clearer. Yesterday, we showed how despite the current low oil price environment, which is being cited by some as a reason lifting the export ban will make little...
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Sunday, January 18, 2015
Oil Industry Agrees: Keystone Not Just Political
While certain mainstream media outlets speculate on the ‘symbolic’ nature of the protracted battle over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, the tar sands industry itself is clear that pipeline access, or rather the lack of it, is the number one threat to its future. A survey (above) carried out for...
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