The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 19, 2014 08:15 ET

Media Advisory: Fraser Institute's Annual Global Petroleum Survey Coming Thursday, Nov. 20

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Nov. 19, 2014) - On Thursday, Nov. 20, the Fraser Institute will release its annual Global Petroleum Survey.

Based on responses from petroleum executives and managers, this year's survey ranks 156 jurisdictions worldwide on their relative attractiveness for investment. Barriers to investment include high taxes, costly regulatory obligations and uncertainty over environmental regulations. A total of 710 respondents representing 563 companies completed the survey questionnaire this year.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, Nov. 20.

The full survey report will be available as a free PDF download at www.fraserinstitute.org.

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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 www.fraserinstitute.org.

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    Dr. Kenneth P. Green
    Senior Director, Energy and Natural Resources,
    Office: (403) 216-7175 ext. 426 or Mobile: 403-620-0703
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    Mark Hasiuk
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