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Norway’s Energy Minister voices support for Alberta oil sands (Backing Canada against the EU)
The Globe and Mail ^ | Nov. 02, 2011 5:26PM EDT | SHAWN MCCARTHY

Posted on 11/03/2011 2:59:44 PM PDT by Eurotwit

Norway’s Energy Minister is backing Canada in its fight with the European Union over a fuel-quality directive that discourages the use of oil sands bitumen, saying the world needs more Canadian crude production. The minister – who represents the minority Centre Party in a Labour-led coalition government – has battled Norway’s green movement since taking over his portfolio in March. And he is sure to provoke more anger with his support for Canada’s oil sands and Statoil ASA (STO-N25.620.753.02%)’s investment in Alberta fields, which have become a key target of environmental activists in North America and Europe.

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TOPICS: Canada; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: oilsands
I have to admit it. I actually like one politician in our socialist government. Moe is a man with testicular fortitude.

Even in the days after Breivik's terrorist attack at Utoya he stood by his comparisons between islamism and nazism.

Good going mr. Moe. Now change party so I can vote for ya :D

1 posted on 11/03/2011 2:59:50 PM PDT by Eurotwit
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To: Eurotwit

He’s for oil, I’m for him.


2 posted on 11/03/2011 3:17:13 PM PDT by Recon Dad ("The most important rule in a gunfight is: Always win and cheat if necessary.")
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