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Vol. 11, No. 20 Week of May 14, 2006
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Oil sands and water a bad mixture

Pressure builds to curb usage in a thirsty region; fees considered; industry opposes ban on projects; hopes for tech solutions

Gary Park

For Petroleum News

The Alberta government has sent a nervous tremor through the petroleum industry by warning that it may start charging for water, a lifeline to oil and gas producers, especially oil sands operators. Environment Minister Guy Boutilier said the province will decide by March 2007 whether fees will be im....

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Report calls for moratorium

Report conclusions

Producers association troubled


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