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New future for Alberta bitumen in advanced materials

$15-million international competition to accelerate development of carbon fibre Alberta Innovates is launching a major new clean technology initiative called the Carbon Fibre Grand Challenge, a $15-million international competition to accelerate development of carbon fibre from bitumen in Alberta. This is part of a broader Alberta Innovates initiative called Bitumen Beyond Combustion to…

Texas more than twice as attractive for oil and gas investment than Alberta

Texas is more than two times as attractive than Alberta for oil and gas investment, according to a new survey of petroleum-sector executives released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan, Canadian public policy think-tank. “Canada’s onerous and uncertain regulations, along with our dearth of pipeline capacity has created…