The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

September 20, 2013 08:37 ET

Fraser Institute: Is the Lack of Oil Pipeline Infrastructure Affecting the Canadian Economy? New Study Coming Monday September 23

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Sept. 20, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study on Monday September 23 examining how the bottlenecks preventing Canadian oil from reaching markets and obtaining world prices are impacting the Canadian economy.

Canada's Oil Transport Conundrum describes the nature of existing bottlenecks, explains the impacts that they are having on the oil prices being realized by Canada's oil producers, and examines the economic consequences of delays being experienced in putting the required infrastructure in place.

The study is first in a series of upcoming Fraser Institute reports examining the issues affecting transportation of Canadian oil and the impediments to getting it market.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Monday, September 23 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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

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