Canada: Petroleum Giant Pulls Out of Tar Sands Projects in Favor of Wind Power

Posted: January 2, 2017 in Uncategorized

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With a loss of confidence looming over the Keystone XL pipeline, along with a drop in oil prices, many big companies are opting to halt their plans to extract oil from the Alberta tar sounds.

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Source: Petroleum Giant Pulls Out of Tar Sands Projects in Favor of Wind Power – Collective Evolution

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Alexa Erickson

Dec 31, 2016

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With a loss of confidence looming over the Keystone XL pipeline, along with a drop in oil prices, many big companies are opting to halt their plans to extract oil from the Alberta tar sounds.

 

Within the last year alone, Shell, the French energy company Total, and SunCor Energy of Canada have stopped their contribution to the tar sands projects. Norwegian oil giant Statoil is now the most recent company to pull out.

Statoil pulled its investments from the projects after winning a contract to construct an offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. The company reportedly sold off its tar sand assets within hours of learning of its victory for the wind farm off the coast of…

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