STUDY: The Role of the Canadian Oil Sands in the US Market (IHS CERA)

A key uncertainty about the future role of the Canadian oil sands is whether the US government will allow production from Canada to expand its reach into the United States. The US Department of State (DoS) is reviewing the application by TransCanada to build a pipeline from alberta, Canada, to the US Gulf Coast. For the Keystone XL pipeline review, the DoS commissioned studies to evaluate US market dynamics and life-cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as part of the Supplemental Draft Environmental impact Statement (SDEiS) released for comment in april 2011. This iHS CERa Special Report identifies and explains differences between the SDEiS and iHS CERa analyses on three critical questions:

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