Analysts also expect investor interest in prospects for crude-by-rail shipments.
Incumbent premier says the NDP across Canada are opposed to pipeline projects.
The price for US benchmark crude has been nearly halved in the last six months.
Pipelines and tankers have become an election issue, but parties stances remain clear as Alberta crude.
TransCanada Corp.’s proposed converted natural gas pipeline would send oil from Alberta to Quebec.
New pipelines will supply Alberta and North Dakota light oil to high-demand markets in US midwest
Lacking supply of Alberta crude in the east has depressed prices and eroded producer profits.