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teafortwo

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 1:04:39 AM

Aboriginal communities in northern Alberta said they were concerned about the fallout from oil sands developments planned with China's help.

Athabasca Oil is working with PetroChina under the Dover Operating Co. to develop oil sands about 60 miles north of Fort McKay in northeastern Alberta.

Athabasca in 2009 signed a development deal with PetroChina worth at least $1.9 billion. The project could reach a daily production capacity of 250,000 barrels of oil per day.

Dayle Hyde, a spokesman for Fort McKay First Nations, was quoted by the Platts news service as saying the Dover group hadn't take action to protect regional lakes and wilderness areas.

"Over the years, we have supported sustainable oil sands and economic development for our community," he said. "But the Dover project will
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2013 7:37:15 AM

The biggest problem for the oil companies in the US, that they don't profit from selling the oil to China..... other companies will profit...
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Feb 23, 2013 7:34:51 AM

please note that the group had not done anything to PROTECT lakes and wilderness areas....

situation normal
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I75at7AM
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Message Posted: Feb 21, 2013 4:31:43 PM

Here is a pictorial of the oil sands region of Alberta:
The Canadian Oil Sand Mines Refused Us Access, So We Rented This Plane To See What They Were Up To

Great pic's!!
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lesndave
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 10:33:21 PM

Hmmm
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PDQBlues
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 9:20:11 PM


EnviroChemist: Resources recovered in North America should stay here and not be exported.

Interesting how that doesn't happen.
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EnviroChemist
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 9:48:38 AM

Resources recovered in North America should stay here and not be exported.
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Buck_on_Bass
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:57:49 AM

This is the beginning of resolving the issues related to getting a pipeline across Canada to the Pacific for Canadian oil to go to Asia.
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joekool1
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:37:44 AM

they have a right to voice their concerns
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virostek
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:10:29 AM

OK, eh.
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HorizonChaser
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 7:01:11 AM

eh
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:39:29 AM

Sadly, that seems to be the historical norm for North Am.... steamroll the First Nations and take what is desired...
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 6:38:00 AM

Sounds like they are trying to steamroll the First Nations -- again
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yardslave
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:59:28 AM

Ok...
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farmboyTN
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:23:12 AM

ok
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pscamp
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 5:03:12 AM

OK
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RussianAnya
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 3:25:22 AM

concern ?
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RussianAnya
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 3:25:15 AM

concern ?
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Snowball2013
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 3:19:06 AM

Have you notice the more found the higher the price goes? Sounds like china is going to take this new discovery!
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scorpiogg
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 2:43:21 AM

hurry up
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Luckylindy
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 2:18:50 AM

I think the native Americans are going to get screwed over by another foreigner.
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montpelier28
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 2:06:14 AM

It seems to be everywhere
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 1:33:36 AM

hurry up
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boarderchick624
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2013 1:11:08 AM

Please dig already! We need relief!
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