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Vol. 14, No. 31 Week of August 02, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Upgrading starts at home

Alberta government invites proposals for bitumen-in-kind program to slow outflow of bitumen to U.S; strategy welcomed by some

Gary Park

For Petroleum News

Almost two years after unveiling the “framework” of its infamous new royalty regime, the Alberta government has delivered on one of its secondary proposals, which involves taking raw bitumen in kind rather than cash royalties to keep more of the value-added benefits of the resource at home. It has i....

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