Koch brothers’ company files to develop oil sands project- The Globe and Mail Inc.
Koch Oil Sands Operating LLC is the Calgary-based branch of the American Koch Industries Inc. The company recently began initial regulatory work and negotiations to develop multibillion-dollar oil sands. The estimated cost of the project is $2.4 billion. Koch Industries has spoken out in the past against environmental organizations. The company is expected to be a large stakeholder in the Keystone XL pipeline project. The company has also approached Fort McKay natives and begun negotiations with them.
Source:The Globe and Mail Inc.
Subject(s):Geography, Economics, Business Education, Environmental Studies, Aboriginal Studies,
Topic:Aboriginal Rights and Knowledge, Business and Economics, Natural Resources,
Level:Intermediate / MiddleSecondary
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