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The broad reach of our publications has helped to establish ARC Financial Corp. as an authoritative source of information in the Canadian oil and gas business.

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ARC Energy Charts

In 2002, the research group at ARC began publishing a weekly column called ARC Energy Charts. It was a simple idea: to help stakeholders in the oil and gas industry, especially the Canadian industry, get a quick snapshot of key indicators through a series of simple and descriptive charts. In addition, a weekly, upfront commentary served as a thought-provoking column on current events. Today, ARC Energy Charts is distributed to approximately 2,500 readers.

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Online Weekly Column

Peter Tertzakian, ARC's Chief Energy Economist, offers his world-class commentary on energy matters in The Globe and Mail, the most authoritative news source in Canada with a weekly readership of approximately 1 million. Peter’s column provides analysis on technology and energy-related businesses.

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2011 ARC Industry Report

After 150 years of growth, the scale of what’s going on in the Canadian oil and gas industry is impressive by any world standard. From British Columbia to Newfoundland, the upstream oil and gas industry generates over $100 billion in annual revenue, $20 billion in royalties, land sales and taxes, and $50 billion of investment into infrastructure and jobs annually. In April 2011, ARC released a report that examines the financial health of the biggest industry in Canada and presents detailed analysis and findings of the past, present and future.

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The End of Energy Obesity

In the follow-up to the bestselling book A Thousand Barrels a Second, Peter Tertzakian's The End Of Energy Obesity puts the world's energy problem in perspective. He reveals the steps we can take to slow the upward trend of global energy consumption while still growing our economy and improving our standard of living.

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A Thousand Barrels a Second

In his bestselling book A Thousand Barrels a Second, ARC’s Peter Tertzakian provides a timely and strategic perspective on global oil issues – our society’s addiction to it, the history, and, importantly, implications for the future. As a geophysicist and economist, Tertzakian is uniquely poised to discuss the insights that this generation will need in order to navigate through a looming crisis.

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