John Foster

International petroleum economist and author

John Foster is an international petroleum economist. He has worked on staff of the World Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and two oil companies (BP and Petro-Canada). He is the author of Oil and World Politics, published in September 2018.

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Alberta and the world of oil

Alberta and the world of oil

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May 13, 2015

Energy policies are central to global geopolitics. As a result, Alberta — and its new government — is an important player for Canada on the international stage.