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Peter Tertzakian, chief energy economist and managing director of ARC Financial Corp. (Edward Ross Photography)
Peter Tertzakian, chief energy economist and managing director of ARC Financial Corp. (Edward Ross Photography)

Peter Tertzakian

Peter Tertzakian

What if the oil pipelines had been built?

It is ironic that protests from environmentalists about Keystone XL and Northern Gateway pipelines have led to more transportation options for Canada’s oil producers

Apr 07, 2014

A ‘red button’ and other implications of new oil supply

With the wave of new drilling techniques in North America such as hydraulic fracturing, companies have an ability to stop production according to price changes just as car makers can press the assembly line ‘red button’ when demand for autos slumps

Mar 24, 2014

The progressively steeper summer drop in Alberta oil production

And it is not just the ‘spring breakup’ in the province where output slumps because of a weather-induced slowdown but the character of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing where the production of each well is heavily front-end loaded

Mar 17, 2014

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ptertzakian@arcfinancial.com

Peter Tertzakian is chief energy economist and managing director with Arc Financial Corp. in Calgary and provides analysis on technology and energy-related businesses to fund managers and portfolio companies. With more than 20 years experience, he has also worked at a senior oil and gas company and a financial advisory firm and is the best-selling author of A Thousand Barrels A Second and The End of Energy Obesity. He holds a M.Sc. from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a B.Sc. in Geophysics from the University of Alberta.

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