Peter Foster: No, governments didn’t create the oilsands industry. They’re crippling it — Financial Post

 

According to innovation policy expert professor Dan Breznitz, the technology that is now responsible for the majority of oilsands production — steam-assisted gravity drainage, or SAGD — would never have been developed without government. Without the Alberta Oil Sands Technology and Research Authority, AOSTRA, he recently told the Financial Post’s “Innovation Nation” series, “there wouldn’t have been…

via Peter Foster: No, governments didn’t create the oilsands industry. They’re crippling it — Financial Post