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Alberta oil sands story.

Alberta. Alberta Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs.

Alberta oil sands story.

by Alberta. Alberta Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs.

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Published by Alberta Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs in [Edmundton] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alberta.
    • Subjects:
    • Oil sands -- Alberta.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN873.C22 A38 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 44 leaves :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4926395M
      LC Control Number76352814

        FORT McMURRAY, Alberta — At a camp for oil workers here, a collection of 16 three-story buildings that once housed 2, workers sits empty. A Author: Ian Austen.   Winner of the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award, from the Society of Environmental Journalists Canada has one third of the worlds oil source; it comes from the bitumen in the oil sands of Alberta. Advancements in technology and frenzied development have created the worlds largest energy project in Fort McMurray where, rather than shooting up like a fountain in the/5.

        The Trudeau Syndrome: Real Climate Champions Love Oil Sands. Alberta tar sands are an important economic resource for l Resources Canada, a government body, notes: “The oil sands.   The oil sands are an important part of Alberta’s and Canada’s economy. The industry is one of the largest employers in the country, responsible for more than , direct and indirect jobs. According to studies by the Canadian Energy Research Institute, the oil sands will pay an estimated $trillion in taxes and royalties.

        Article content. Fifty years after the first oilsands mine sprung to life in northeast Alberta, Indigenous communities in the region struggle to reconcile economic prosperity with ongoing.   As the price of crude oil edged up and beyond $ a barrel, the money grew so that by mid, the Alberta government had lea square kilometres of .


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