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How cities can get smart to save on fuel: part 2

In last week’s blog, we looked at ways cities can improve energy-efficiency , from land use planning to saving and recycling energy.   Brent Gilmour and Tonja Leach of QUEST say that outer areas are growing 160 per cent faster than city centres, leading to the need for mor...
/Blog/January-2016/How-cities-can-get-smart-to-save-on-fuel-part-2/

5 ways to make 2016 a happy fuel year

At the Canadian Fuels Association, we’re always looking for ways to help Canadian drivers go further on every litre of fuel. In our weekly blog, we regularly provide information about saving on fuel. We have published  some great tips on smart driving , and now that we’re h...
/Blog/December-2015/5-ways-to-make-2016-a-happy-fuel-year/

Where some of your gas tax money goes

Canadian Fuels has recently published its FUEL 2015 Annual Sector Review, entitled Perspectives (PDF) , which provides a broad range of perspectives and insights from academics, researchers, independent journalists and industry experts on transportation fuels and our...
/Blog/December-2015/Where-some-of-your-gas-tax-money-goes/

Why Canada has the perfect number of refineries

Canadian Fuels has recently published its FUEL 2015 Annual Sector Review, entitled Perspectives (PDF) , which provides a broad range of perspectives and insights from academics, researchers, independent journalists and industry experts on transportation fuels and our indust...
/Blog/December-2015/Why-Canada-has-the-perfect-number-of-refineries/

Canadian Fuels member refinery makes history with the world’s first oil sands carbon capture project

Canada’s refining industry took another giant step into a lower-emissions future Nov. 6, when Shell and its partners opened the Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Alberta. Innovative technology, developed over several years, has made Quest possible. It is now ...
/Blogue/Novembre-2015/Canadian-Fuels-member-refinery-makes-history-with-the-world-s-first-oil-sands-carbon-capture-project/

How Canadian refineries are reducing GHG emissions

Did you know that most petroleum-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions come from fuel combustion, and not the production of fuel? In fact, refining accounts for only 2.5 percent of Canada’s total GHG emissions, and about 12 percent of emissions from the oil and gas industry...
/Blogue/Mai-2015/How-Canadian-refineries-are-reducing-GHG-emissions/

Improved technology means better energy efficiency & savings at the pump

If you drive a powerful vehicle, you’re obviously using more fuel than a car with a smaller, four-cylinder engine. That will likely always be true to a point, but an old, much-improved technology is now hitting the market, and it’s going to save you on fuel. It’s called ...
/Blogue/Mai-2015/Improved-technology-means-better-energy-efficiency-savings-at-the-pump/

Who’s pumping your gas?

When you fill up your car with gas, you’re often buying a well-known brand like Esso , Suncor or Shell . Canada’s three major refiners’ brands appear on nearly 38 per cent of all gas stations in this country. But most of the time, you’re not buying gas directly from the...
/Blogue/Juin-2015/Who-s-pumping-your-gas/

Refining has a big economic impact

In oil-rich Alberta, people often think about the enormous economic impact of extracting petroleum resources. Refining those resources is less top of mind, especially since Alberta is known for exporting oil to the rest of Canada and parts of the United States. However, ...
/Blogue/Juin-2015/Refining-has-a-big-economic-impact/

How Canada is helping the transportation industry get greener

In 2012, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) saw a golden opportunity to help transportation companies improve fuel efficiency, thereby lowering their costs and their emissions. The solution was SmartWay Transport Partnership , a program that was already functioning in the ...
/Blogue/Juillet-2015/How-Canada-is-helping-the-transportation-industry-get-greener/
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