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    Most oil is produced from the Wabiskaw Sandstone, formation equivalent to the one excavated in the Athabasca Oil Sands
    This is tar sands oil.

    If debt were a moral issue then, lacking morals, corporations could never be in debt.

    by AoT on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 03:10:16 PM PDT

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    •  The only difference is semantic. Exxon doesn't (4+ / 0-)

      want it called "tar sands oil" so they won't call it tar sands oil. In fact, it's simply tar sands oil close enough to the surface to be extracted by stripping rather than pumping steam in to blow it out.  Same oil field, same oil.  

      The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain, is floating in mid-air, until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life. Jane Addams

      by Alice Olson on Wed Apr 03, 2013 at 04:47:20 AM PDT

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