Environment

Alberta oilpatch braces for higher carbon costs

Things have changed on the oilpatch, as companies have moved from dealing with two levels of government that were unabashed promoters of Alberta oil to replacements on both levels that plan to price carbon beyond its current humble tax.

The elections of New Democrat Rachel Notley, shown, as Alberta premier and Justin Trudeau's Liberals federally have changed the situation for Alberta's oil-and-gas producers with regard to carbon pricing. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By DENIS CALNAN

PUBLISHED : Monday, March 21, 2016 12:00 AM

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