Harper drops bombshell
PM vows to ban bitumen exports to countries with low emissions standards
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Prime Minister Stephen Harper brought his federal election campaign to Calgary, Canada’s oil headquarters, on Sept. 26 and flabbergasted the industry and the Alberta government by pledging to ban bitumen exports to countries with inferior greenhouse gas emission standards.
If Harper’s Conservative g....
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Jurisdictional dispute looms
U.S. unlikely to be affected
Free trade could override ban
Alberta retools bitumen royalties
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