Fraser Institute says rate of spill incidents 4.5 times greater by rail.
Innovator Bob Mitchell says carbon is not the boogeyman; Alberta could lead the world in better energy utilization.
Research will try to convince energy companies there are undiscovered pockets of hydrocarbons off the province’s shores.
Officials say releases would only involve treated water and wouldn’t happen until the end of a mine’s life.
Facility will be used to extract ethane and other hydrocarbons from natural gas.
Emerging economies want food, fuel; a lot of shipments from manufacturing.
Global warming and the need for greater energy security is fuelling the search for even more the fuel-efficient vehicles. The most readily available option is the diesel engine.