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  • n. Land with sand containing tar.

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Examples

  • Casey-Lefkowitz says the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline would carry heavier and more corrosive tarsand crude more than 3,200 kilometers from Canada across the central U.S. - and over the Ogalalla - to refineries in Texas.

    Yellowstone River Spill Raises Pipeline Safety Concerns

  • As for the economics of tarsand oil, its a moving target.

    Sound Politics: "Peak Oil" Despair Versus Energy Innovation

  • They don't have tarsand plants and nickel mines and paper plants.

    Investing in Canada's Future

  • CC: The resource in the ground of tarsand in Canada and elsewhere is huge, but extraction is slow and costly, yielding a low or even negative net energy return.

    Energy Bulletin -

  • "I don't think it takes a genius to figure out that with the tarsand oils that are being developed in Alberta and Saskatchewan, that they want to continue to develop those and obviously if they are developed there may have to be larger greenhouse gas emission

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • "I don't think it takes a genius to figure out that with the tarsand oils that are being developed in Alberta and Saskatchewan that - of discussions that I've seen and been a part of

    canada.com Top Stories

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