Matthew Bramley, climate change director at the Pembina Institute, an environmental think-tank, claims that the oil industry could meet Kyoto targets in Alberta's oil sands at a cost of about $1 a barrel.
A spokesperson for Suncor Energy, a major oil sands producer, did not contradict the $1-a-barrel estimate, but said he would need more time to study the Pembina figures.
"The devil is in the details," said Gord Lambert, Suncor's vice-president of sustainable development.
Probably won't be writing much else today. Too much running around to do. Have a good one.