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Bottlenecks expected as more Canadian oil meets tight pipe space

Likely price fall for heavy crude would be another hit for oil sands producers

Canada's ailing oil sands producers have slashed millions in capital expenditures and been forced to lay off thousands of workers over the two-year downturn in oil prices.

Calgary, Alberta

DEEPLY-DISCOUNTED prices for heavy crude from the heart of Alberta's oil sands look set to sink further, thanks to hundreds of thousands of barrels of new supply that will have difficulty finding space in crowded pipelines, traders say.

It would be another hit for...