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The Fraser Institute

January 14, 2015 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Release; New Study Comparing Level of Oil Tanker Traffic With Number of Oil Spills Coming Thursday, Jan. 15

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan. 14, 2015) - On Thursday, Jan. 15, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining oil tanker traffic worldwide and in Canadian waters.

The study, Energy Transportation and Tanker Safety in Canada, compares the amount of oil shipped by sea with the amount of oil spilt over several decades.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, Jan. 15.

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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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