Where in the World are Canadian Oil and Gas Companies? 2011

13 Pages Posted: 6 Jul 2017

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Shantel Jordison

University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy

Niloo Hojjati

University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy

Kai Horsfield

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CAEP)

Date Written: june 15, 2017

Abstract

Canada is well recognized for its prominence as an oil and gas jurisdiction in regard to its resources within its own borders. However, there is little available analysis and information regarding the presence of Canadian companies in the international arena. Begun in 2011 as an internal research tool for the development of the Extractive Resource Governance Program, this project seeks to answer the vital question: Where in the world are Canadian oil and gas companies? To answer this question, firm-level data from publicly traded Canadian companies are collected and analyzed, culminating in the development of an online tool for public use. This map allows interested users to geographically locate jurisdictions around the world where publicly traded Canadian oil and gas (hereafter O&G) companies have activities, over time.

This project, hereafter referred to as the WIW project, provides a measure that quantifies Canadian oil and gas activity around the world and identifies key jurisdictions that are of particular interest to Canadian O&G companies. The data collected holds value for various stakeholders such as governments, regulatory bodies, academia, civil society, and industry across the extractive resource spectrum.

Keywords: oil, gas, where in the world project, extractive resource governance

Suggested Citation

Jordison, Shantel and Hojjati, Niloo and Horsfield, Kai, Where in the World are Canadian Oil and Gas Companies? 2011 (june 15, 2017). SPP Research Paper No. Volume 10 • Issue 14 • June 2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2997209

Shantel Jordison (Contact Author)

University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy ( email )

Calgary, Alberta
Canada

Niloo Hojjati

University of Calgary - The School of Public Policy

Calgary, Alberta
Canada

Kai Horsfield

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CAEP)

Canada

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