The Cost of Pipeline Constrains in Canada


Title: The Cost of Pipeline Constrains in Canada

Author: Elmira Aliakbari and Ashley Stedman

Publisher: Fraser Research

Date: May, 2018

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  • Despite the steady growth in crude oil available for export, new pipeline projects in Canada continue to face delays related to environmental and regulatory impediments as well as political opposition.
  • Canada’s lack of adequate pipeline capacity has imposed a number of costly constraints on the nation’s energy sector including an over-dependence on the US market and reliance on more costly modes of energy transportation.

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