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Alberta’s Production Cut Could Impact the US Energy Sector

Robert Scott
Alberta’s Production Cut Could Impact the US Energy Sector

On December 2, Rachel Notley, Premier of Alberta, announced a reduction of 8.7% or 325,000 barrels per day of raw crude oil and bitumen in Alberta’s production. After a significant reduction in the storage, authorities might lower the production cut to 95,000 barrels per day in December 2019. On December 3, the gap between the WTI and WCS (Western Canada Select) price contracted by ~$4 per barrel.