Reducing the discount: How partial upgrading can prevent Alberta from leaving money on the table

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By now, we all know about the discounted price that Alberta gets for its oil exports. We have a single export market, and the US has Alberta over a barrel. There are a couple of ways to reduce that discount. One, of course, is a pipeline to tidewater. Another is partial upgrading. What is the most feasible way to maximize returns on Alberta’s energy exports?.

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