Coastal GasLink is employing Indigenous people and providing economic benefits for their communities

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Setting the record straight on the day’s top anti-oil and gas media stories

ACTIVIST CLAIM: Japanese anti-oil and gas activists from Japan claim Coastal GasLink is violating the rights of Indigenous people.

THE FACTS:  Coastal GasLink is employing Indigenous people and providing economic benefits for their communities.

THE SOURCES:

 

 


Here are some talking points and sources to have a reasoned conversation about Coastal GasLink.


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COSIA in situ operators have reduced freshwater use by 46 percent, down to 0.19 barrels of water per barrel of oil produced (from 0.36 barrels in 2012)
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Since 2013, the production weighted average upstream GHG intensity of the oil sands has been reduced by 14 percent for mining operations and 8 percent for in situ operations.

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