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Jean Michaud is a registered Professional Engineer and holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Polytechnique as well as an MBA from McGill University. He has worked in finance for over 30 years – mainly as Commodity Trader and Portfolio Manager – at major firms such as Alcan, Barclays and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec where he managed the commodity portfolio which reached C$3 billion. Jean has co-written many articles on energy, CO2 and carbon taxes, which articles were published in the main Canadian newspapers. He is also a regular speaker at investment conferences across Canada.
Research Paper showing that while the global demand for hydrocarbons is expected to keep increasing at least until 2040, Canada’s oil and gas sector is facing serious challenges
According to the International Energy Agency, the global demand for hydrocarbons is expected to keep increasing at least until 2040. Yet in Canada, during the past year or so, an unusually large number of major events—essentially all negative—affected the oil and gas industry. The departure of international companies, pipeline project delays, and unprecedented discounts on Western Canadian Select (WCS) are just some of the signs that the country’s oil and gas sector is facing serious challenges.