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in response to reader comment: To Straight talk luigi

Submitted by Infidel (Canada), Jun 26, 2008 at 14:16

Once again you come up with more nonsense (also called lies). Here are some, "untwisted facts".

You state that; "the math is easy and your conclusion that US, UK and Canada are self-sufficient in terms of oil demand is certainly wrong".

Here is some real info about the oil in Alberta, Canada. Why don't you write to "Wikipedia", and tell them that you are more knowledgeable regarding oil deposits.

Athabasca Oil Sands

The Athabasca Oil Sands are a large deposit of oil-rich bitumen, or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northern Alberta, Canada. These oil sands consist of a mixture of crude bitumen (a semi-solid form of crude oil), silica sand, clay minerals, and water. The Athabasca deposit is the largest of three major oil sands deposits in Alberta, along with the nearby Peace River and Cold Lake deposits. Together, these oil sand deposits cover about 141,000 square kilometres (54,000 sq mi) of sparsely populated boreal forest and muskeg (peat bogs) and contain about 1.7 trillion barrels (270×109 m3) of bitumen in-place, comparable in magnitude to the world's proven reserves of conventional petroleum.

With current technology about 10% of these deposits, or about 170 billion barrels (27×109 m3) are considered to be economically recoverable at current prices, giving Canada oil reserves second in the world only to Saudi Arabia. The Athabasca deposit is the only large oil sands reservoir which is suitable for surface mining.


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