TORONTO,ON--(Marketwired - August 15, 2016) - The Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the impact of Alberta's proposed carbon emissions cap on oilsands operations.

The study, How Alberta's Carbon Emission Cap Will Reduce Oil Sands Growth, spotlights the potential financial costs of the cap and the effect on greenhouse gas emissions.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Aug. 16 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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