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The Roughneck

The Roughneck
The Roughneck 
was founded in 1952 as the voice of the Canadian oil community. The magazine reports on the people and events of that community - both past and present - that have made the oilpatch in Canada what it is today.

The Roughneck analyzes political events that affect the industry and profiles people and businesses that are a part of it. The magazine covers the news that others miss because it is a part of the industry about which it writes. Opinions expressed herein are those of the staff writers and may not reflect those of the magazine's readers or advertisers.


4: The Douglas Diatribe

• Climate Strikers Want Fossil Fuel Stopped Today – Unconcerned it Would Cause Global Starvation Within Weeks

8: Money Matters

• Planning Your Departure

11: Geothermal Energy

• Hell’s Kitchen—Global Geothermal Capacity Hits 14,369 MG
• Terrapin Geothermics Drilling for Hot Salty Water
• Razor Energy Receives $7.0 Million for Geothermal Power Project

18: Regulatory

• Alberta Tinkers with Carbon Pricing Formula for Large Emitters – Elicits Howls of Protest from True Believers
• Canadian Energy Regulator Replaces Venerable NEB
• Federal Election: Where Parties Stand on Carbon Pricing &
Climate Pledges

26: Regulatory

28/29: Rig Count, Ad Index

Front Cover

“Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one per cent - a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice - that struggle continues.” Bernie Sanders (1941 -), American Democrat candidate for President.