Upgrading begins at home
Legislation introduced to take oil sands bitumen in kind rather than cash, providing a catalyst for new ‘value-added’ upgrader projects
For Petroleum News
For the Alberta government, it is no longer a case of wistfully counting the jobs and revenues being lost as oil sands production enters the United States for upgrading and refining.
Premier Ed Stelmach once said the exports were akin to watching Alberta’s topsoil being skimmed off and sent elsewher....
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