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The 'perfect storm' threatens an energy crisis, and Canada isn't positioned to take advantage of it

National Post: Ten years ago, Canada looked well positioned to become an energy superpower. But over the preceding decade, numerous private-sector proposals to build LNG terminals off the coast of B.C., as well as pipelines connecting Alberta to the West Coast, United States and Eastern Canada have all been stymied by petty jurisdictional disputes and politicians who cave to the interests of radical environmentalists. Article content Canada has the 17th-largest proven natural gas reserves in the world, but the number of new wells completed annually in Western Canada dropped from over 12,000 in 2008, to 820 in 2016, and Alberta’s natural gas production has decreased by about 25 per cent since 2007.

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