New Enbridge CEO Al Monaco inherits tough Gateway pitch

English: Enbridge Building, downtown Edmonton,...

My first story for Alberta Oil (one of Alberta Venture‘s sister publications), into writing which I was cajoled by a silver-tongued editor. Still, it was fascinating to talk to Patrick Daniel and Al Monaco about one of my obsessions, oil sands pipelines, and the result is the New Enbridge CEO Al Monaco inherits tough Gateway pitch (November 2012, Alberta Oil)  (Full text at Alberta Oil).

Fun side note: I think Daniel and Monaco were at an airport lounge in Houston or something like that when we did the interview, and I was huddling on a cell phone in a hallway in Washington… And that, friends, is what working in Calgary means.

The piece was nominated, shortlisted and received an Honourable Mention at the 2013 Alberta Magazine Awards Showcase, and I got this pretty little thing in the mail: