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FoGT infiltrates the Globe and Mail

Oil Sands Enjoying Improved Reputation
Nathan VanderKlippe
The Globe and Mail
Sat, 27 Nov 2010
136 words
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The oil sands charm offensive is paying off. After months of roundtable discussions with some of the oil patch's most important players - and television commercials designed to highlight advances - Canadians are beginning to take a more favourable view of the controversial industry, a new poll suggests. Surveys done for the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers show that "since the campaign has started, 49 per cent of Canadians who view the ads have an improved view of the oil sands industry," said Murray Edwards, the vice-chairman of Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. Thirty-five per cent said their views weren't altered by the ads; a further 15 per cent said the marketing had damaged their perception of the industry.

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