Alaska to Alberta

Will Rail Be Key to Exporting Canada's Tar Sands Oil to the World?

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Fort McMurry, Alberta, tar sand mining

While Canadians turned out en masse for large climate protests last week, the country's oil and gas industry continued its plans to ramp up and export its massive and polluting reserves of tar sands oil, also known as bitumen, to the rest of the world. 

Several recent developments in the rail arena are setting up the tar sands industry to realize those plans in a major way.

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