Alberta rethinks royalty credit
Wants to better align program with current markets and prices; payouts to producers total billions of dollars since 1974
For Petroleum News
The Alberta government, accused by political opponents and special interest groups of short-changing taxpayers by taking a soft line on oil and gas royalties, is taking a small step towards updating a structure critics say is out of line with prevailing commodity prices.
Energy Minister Greg Melchin....
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