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Perry Toms

Co-founder and CEO of Steeper Energy.

Perry Toms is the co-founder and CEO of Steeper Energy ( from Calgary, Alberta.

"Greening" the Oilsands: More than a Pipe(line) Dream

Recent events, like the tragic explosion in Lac-Megantic and the near-disasters recently in Casselton, North Dakota and Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, have put the transportation of oil by rail into question. Safety concerns, especially with the more volatile and lighter shale oil that comes from the Bakken oil fields of Saskatchewan and North Dakota, are becoming real deterrents to moving oil by rail.
01/21/2014 05:08 EST