Alberta Economist Estimates Province Losing Out on $7B Because of Pipeline Capacity

CBC News, March 8, 2018

A University of Calgary economist estimates Alberta is losing out on $7 billion annually because of a lack of pipeline capacity. Kent Fellows issued a one-page brief on Tuesday titled Energy and Environmental Policy Trends that said the provincial and federal governments, along with industry, are losing $13 billion every year because of the lack of pipeline capacity. Fellows said the analysis is based on readily available public data and argues the lack of pipelines is creating a wider price differential and therefore price discount for Canadian oil.

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