The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

December 10, 2014 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; New Study on the Risks and Potential of 'Fracking' in Canada Coming Thursday, Dec. 11

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 10, 2014) - On Thursday, Dec. 11, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the economic potential of energy resource development via hydraulic fracturing (also known as "fracking") in Canada.

The study, Managing the Risks of Hydraulic Fracturing, also spotlights the often-repeated claims made by fracking opponents.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, Dec. 11.

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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 think-tanks in 87 countries. 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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  • Media Contact - The Fraser Institute
    Dr. Kenneth P. Green
    Senior Director, Energy and Natural Resources
    Office: (403) 216-7175 ext. 4 or Mobile: 403-620-0703

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    Mark Hasiuk
    Media Relations Specialist
    (604) 688-0221 ext. 517