CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - December 05, 2016) - On Tuesday, Dec. 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the oil and gas sector.

The 2016 Global Petroleum Survey spotlights to what extent policy deters oil and gas investment in jurisdictions all over the world, including U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 5:30 a.m. Eastern.

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Contact Information:

Dr. Kenneth P. Green
Senior Director, Natural Resource Studies
Fraser Institute

For interviews with Dr. Green or for more information, please contact:
Bryn Weese
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
Tel: (604) 688-0221 Ext. 589