Tar sand oil backlash could speed up pipeline to the west

The American political scene is heating up the rhetoric when it comes to the development of oil out of the Alberta tar sands.

With the process of development one of concern to the environmental lobby of the USA, the developments north of Fort McMurray are suddenly becoming election year talking points, with no less a candidate for office than the anticipated Democratic nominee Barack Obama, making suggestions that Alberta tar sand oil may be the target of his administration as it weans America off it’s oil dependency.

While it seems incomprehensible in this economic era, that a nation as dependent on oil as the USA is would turn its back on perhaps the safest supply of oil in the world for their needs, one must never doubt the power of an election year declaration…

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