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Canada Oil-Sands Producers To Share Environmental Technology

Dow Jones Newswires --
A dozen of the largest Canadian oil-sands producers agreed Thursday to share funding for environmental research, saying pooling their resources will speed the creation of new technologies to reduce the negative effects of oil-sands development.

The 12 companies involved in the new organization, called Canada's Oil Sands Innovation Alliance, have agreed to jointly fund environmental research and then share the intellectual property rights for environmental technologies.

"We will remain competitors and will continue to compete aggressively in the market with our products, but when it comes to the environment, we know we'll all win when we start working more closely together," Suncor Energy Inc.'s (SU) chief operating officer and incoming chief executive, Steve Williams, said before


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 4, 2012 8:01:34 AM

tar sands are still highly environmentally damaging in many ways.
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 9:40:22 PM

At least Canada knows what they're doing.
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 9:39:28 AM

Lesson Obama to canada
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 6:42:50 AM

Good for them.
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Our government has gone nuts.
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tomok
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 3:45:45 AM

...share funding for environmental research, saying pooling their resources will speed the creation of new technologies to reduce the negative effects of oil-sands development.'

Share cheaper fuel prices at the pump and NO exporting of fuel to other countries.
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 2:12:48 AM

Interesting
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 12:54:36 AM

That is a sincere gesture of faith in their technology & honesty to the people.
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 12:52:31 AM

Let's see what happens
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 12:04:45 AM

WHATEVER!
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Message Posted: Mar 3, 2012 12:00:14 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:57:54 PM

Without the oil sands they wouldn't have money for that.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:56:52 PM

These companies are smart enough to get it done and make money at the same time. They're in it for the long haul.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:56:31 PM

Good.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:46:33 PM

Good for them.... BUT time will tell....
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:46:29 PM

Ok
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Let's see what happens
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:40:40 PM

In time we'll see if it actually works out as they hope it will. We don't have any cooperation on our side as they have their heads up = u know what!!!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:39:55 PM

great lets roll
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:39:49 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:39:21 PM

ok
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ok
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:35:50 PM

good news, I guess
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:29:24 PM

Why?
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:29:01 PM

Can only help,
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Ok? So!
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:28:27 PM

OK.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:25:55 PM

This is nothing new as they have worked together for years now the only difference is that they have formalized it.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:25:40 PM

money money money!
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:22:46 PM

A good sign of coperation
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:22:30 PM

It seems nothing can lower prices.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:21:36 PM

Something to consider.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:21:22 PM

Good that they finally wised up. Only the future will tell how well they work together.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:19:02 PM

K
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:18:45 PM

I agree good for the Cdn's
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:15:44 PM

Good for the Canadians.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:09:42 PM

hmmm
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:09:41 PM

Smart move, get in front of it now.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:06:00 PM

AND THE CANADIANS ARE NOT SO GREEDY THAT WE CAN GET OUR OIL FROM THEM AND EXPORT TO THEM TO BE OUR FRIENDS.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:05:26 PM

Good for them.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:04:03 PM

YES.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:02:32 PM

That's great! Obviously, there are smart, less-greedy and more environment conscious oil executives in Canada. That has absolutely nothing to do with the United States. Oil companies in this country cares nothing about the environment or the people of the United States, the only thing that matters.is their bottom line.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 11:01:46 PM

About time.
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 10:59:23 PM

Good for Canada !!
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 10:59:01 PM

Pool to win, what a concept!
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 10:49:48 PM

what a "novel" idea -- where has all the reach across the aisles we were promised been -- we only hear they won't work with us -- how can "work with us" work if that means "my way or the highway?
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 10:48:25 PM

obama, bye, more oil will flow from here soon, as far as prices, oh well at least we'll have a new pres
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 10:47:39 PM

Anytime that two countries can work together to benefit each other is a good thing.
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WE LOVE YOU..YOU CRAZY CANADIANS!
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2012 10:45:51 PM

Working together, that's an idea. I'm sure I heard Obumma say that's he wants to do, but he fails at that also.
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