Rethinking oil sands hike
Alberta finance minister worries that royalty increases could drive investors away
For Petroleum News
Tt took only six months for the new Alberta government under Premier Ed Stelmach to start wavering on the call for higher oil sands royalties.
Finance Minister Lyle Oberg, one of the loudest supporters of an increase during a leadership campaign last year to replace Ralph Klein as premier, has disco....
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