The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

June 23, 2010 10:00 ET

Media Advisory: Results of Fraser Institute's Global Petroleum Survey to Be Released Thursday, June 24

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) - The Fraser Institute will release the results of its Global Petroleum Survey 2010 on Thursday, June 24 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

This annual report measures and ranks the investment climate of 133 oil- and gas-producing regions around the world, based on the opinions of 645 petroleum executives and managers worldwide. The exploration and development budgets of participating companies totaled about $161 billion in 2009, representing more than 60 per cent of global upstream expenditures last year.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, June 24.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 75 think tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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