CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - July 18, 2016) - On Tuesday, July 19, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting the cost of barriers to building oil and gas pipelines to Canada's coastal waters.

The study, The Costs of Pipeline Obstructionism, estimates the loss of industry revenues and government royalties due to lengthy delays of pipeline project approvals.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on July 19.

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Contact Information:

MEDIA CONTACT / STUDY CO-AUTHOR:
Dr. Kenneth P. Green
Senior Director, Natural Resource Studies
Fraser Institute

For interviews with Dr. Green, please contact:
Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
Tel: (416) 363-6575 Ext. 238
E-mail: aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org