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Anthony Aaron Lines (born November 17, 1977) is a Canadian country musician.
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Air Canada is the flag carrier and largest airline of Canada.
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Alberta is a western province of Canada.
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Alberta Provincial Highway No.
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Alberta Provincial Highway No.
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Alberta Municipal Affairs is a ministry of the Executive Council of Alberta.
Alberta has provincial legislation allowing its municipalities to conduct municipal censuses between April 1 and June 30 inclusive.
Alcan was a Canadian mining company and aluminium manufacturer.
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Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Alasdair MacCoinnich, 1764 – 12 March 1820) was a Scottish explorer.
Area code 587 is a telephone area code that covers all of Alberta, Canada, in addition to the incumbent codes, 403 and 780.
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Area code 780 is a telephone area code in the province of Alberta, encompassing the northern two-thirds of the province, including the Edmonton area.
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The Athabasca oil sands (also called the Athabasca tar sands or Alberta tar sands) are large deposits of bitumen or extremely heavy crude oil, located in northeastern Alberta, Canada – roughly centred on the boomtown of Fort McMurray.
The Athabasca River (French: rivière Athabasca) originates from the Columbia Glacier of the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada.
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Athabasca (2011 population 2,990), originally named Athabasca Landing, is a town in northern Alberta, Canada.
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Betula papyrifera (paper birch, also known as white birch and canoe birch) is a species of birch native to northern North America.
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The blue spruce, green spruce, white spruce, Colorado spruce or Colorado blue spruce, with the scientific name Picea pungens, is a species of spruce tree.
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A boomtown is a community that undergoes sudden and rapid population and economic growth, or that is started from scratch because of an influx of people.
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Brian Michael Jean (born February 3, 1963) is a lawyer and Canadian politician who represented the riding of Fort McMurray—Athabasca in the House of Commons from 2006 to 2014 and Athabasca from 2004 to 2006.
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Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada.
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The Calgary Herald is a Canadian daily newspaper published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.
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The Canada 1996 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
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The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
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The Canada 2006 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population.
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The Canada 2011 Census is a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population on May 10, 2011.
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Canada Post Corporation, known more simply as Canada Post (Société canadienne des postes, or simply Postes Canada), is the crown corporation which functions as the country's primary postal operator.
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Canadian Natural Resources Limited, or CNRL or Canadian Natural, is an oil and gas exploration, development and production company with its corporate head office in Calgary, Alberta.
The Canol Road (short for Canadian Oil) was part of a project to build the Canol pipeline and a road from Norman Wells, Northwest Territories to Whitehorse, Yukon during World War II.
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Chris Phillips (born March 9, 1978) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League (NHL).
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Clearwater River is the name of a river in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta.
Cold Lake is a city in northeastern Alberta, Canada, named after the lake near which it is situated.
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Colin Murphy (born April 11, 1980 in Fort McMurray, Alberta) is a left winger currently an Unrestricted Free Agent.
Crown land (also royal domain or demesne) is an area belonging to the monarch ("the Crown"), the equivalent of an entailed estate that passed with the monarchy and could not be alienated from it.
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David Yurdiga (born 1963 or 1964) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Fort McMurray-Athabasca in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2014 by-election.
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De facto is a Latin expression that means "in fact, in reality, in actual existence, force, or possession, as a matter of fact" (literally "from fact").
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De jure (Classical Latin: de iúre) is an expression that means "of right, by right, according to law" (literally "from law"), as contrasted with de facto, which means "in fact, in reality" (literally "from fact").
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Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta.
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The Edmonton Journal is a daily newspaper in Edmonton, Alberta.
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Environment Canada (EC) (Environnement Canada), legally incorporated as the Department of the Environment under the Department of the Environment Act (R.S., 1985, c. E-10), is the department of the Government of Canada with responsibility for coordinating environmental policies and programs as well as preserving and enhancing the natural environment and renewable resources.
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The First Nations (Premières Nations) are the various Aboriginal peoples in Canada who are neither Inuit nor Métis.
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Fort Chipewyan, commonly referred to as Fort Chip, is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada, within the Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo.
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Fort MacKay, or Fort McKay, is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada within the Regional Municipality (R.M.) of Wood Buffalo.
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Fort McMurray Roman Catholic Separate School District No.
Fort McMurray International Airport is located southeast of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Fort McMurray Public School District No.
Fort McMurray Transit is a public transportation system provided by the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, in northeastern Alberta, Canada.
Fort Smith (Chipewyan language: Thebacha "beside the rapids") is a town in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories (NWT), Canada.
French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.
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Greyhound Canada (registered as Greyhound Canada Transportation ULC) is the prominent operator of inter-city coach services in Canada.
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A hamlet is a type of settlement.
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The Canadian petroleum industry arose in parallel with that of the United States.
A house is a building that functions as a home for humans ranging from simple dwellings such as rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes and the improvised shacks in shantytowns to complex, fixed structures of wood, brick, or other materials containing plumbing, ventilation and electrical systems.
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The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson), commonly referred to as "The Bay" ("La Baie" in French), is a Canadian retail business group.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russian German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters.
Integra Air is a contractor of air ambulance Medivac Service services to the provincial government of Alberta, Canada.
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a trade association of the world’s airlines.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO, pronounced; Organisation de l'aviation civile internationale, OACI), is a specialized agency of the United Nations.
Jack pine (Pinus banksiana) is an eastern North American pine.
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Jazz, formally Jazz Aviation LP, is a Canadian regional airline based at Halifax Stanfield International Airport in Enfield, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chorus Aviation.
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Justin Pogge (born April 22, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender with Färjestad BK of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).
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Kathryn Moira Beaton (born 8 September 1983) is a Canadian comics artist, and creator of the comic strip Hark! A Vagrant.
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Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kelowna is a city on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley, in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada.
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Keyano College is located in the heart of the oil sands in Fort McMurray and offers specialized training to more than 2800 full-time students and over 13,000 part-time students.
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La Loche is a northern village in northwest Saskatchewan.
Lac La Biche is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada, within Lac La Biche County.
Lake Athabasca (French: lac Athabasca; from Woods Cree: aðapaskāw, " there are plants one after another") is located in the northwest corner of Saskatchewan and the northeast corner of Alberta between 58° and 60° N. The lake is 26% in Alberta and 74% in Saskatchewan.
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Larix laricina, commonly known as the tamarack, hackmatack eastern larch, black larch, red larch, or American larch, is a species of larch native to Canada, from eastern Yukon and Inuvik, Northwest Territories east to Newfoundland, and also south into the northeastern United States from Minnesota to Cranesville Swamp, Maryland; there is also an isolated population in central Alaska.
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The Legislative Assembly of Alberta is one of two components of the Legislature of Alberta, the other being the Queen, represented by the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta.
Lethbridge is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada, and the largest city in southern Alberta.
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This is a list of provincial highways in Alberta.
Statistics Canada divides the province of Alberta into nineteen census divisions.
A city is the highest form of all incorporated urban municipality statuses used in the Canadian Province of Alberta.
This is a list of members of the House of Commons of Canada in the 41st Canadian Parliament.
Although these regions have no official status or defined boundaries the Provinces and territories are sometimes informally grouped into the following regions (generally from west to east): Other regions are.
A specialized municipality is a type of municipal status used in the Canadian Province of Alberta.
This is a list of postal codes in Canada where the first letter is T. Postal codes beginning with T are located within the Canadian province of Alberta.
A town is an urban municipality status type used in the Canadian Province of Alberta.
A village is an urban municipality status type used in the Canadian Province of Alberta.
Local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
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A mixed train is a train that hauls both passenger and freight cars or wagons.
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The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Greenwich Mean Time, during the shortest days of autumn and winter (UTC−7), and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time in the spring, summer, and early autumn (UTC−6).
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Four provinces and territories in Canada have legislation that allow municipalities to conduct a municipal census.
Natasha Tony Henstridge (born August 15, 1974) is a Canadian actress and former fashion model.
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Natural gas is a fossil fuel formed when layers of decomposing plant and animal matter are exposed to intense heat and pressure over thousands of years.
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Newfoundland and Labrador (Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador) is the most easterly province of Canada.
Nexen/CNOOC is a Chinese oil and gas company based in Calgary, Alberta.
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Nolan William Pratt (born August 14, 1975) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman.
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The North American fur trade was the industry and activities related to the acquisition, trade, exchange, and sale of animal furs in the North American continent.
The North West Company was a fur trading business headquartered in Montreal from 1779 to 1821.
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Northern Alberta is a region located in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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Northern Alberta Railways was a Canadian railway which served northern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia.
Northwestern Air is an airline based in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada.
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Oil sands, tar sands or, more technically, bituminous sands, are a type of unconventional petroleum deposit.
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Peace River, originally named Peace River Crossing, and known as Rivière-la-Paix in French, is a town in northwestern Alberta, Canada, situated along the banks of the Peace River, at its confluence with the Smoky River, the Heart River and Pat's Creek.
Peter Pond (January 18, 1739 or 1740 – 1807) was a soldier with a Connecticut regiment, a fur trader, a founding member of the North West Company and the Beaver Club, an explorer and a cartographer.
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Petroleum (L. petroleum, from early 15c. "petroleum, rock oil" (mid-14c. in Anglo-French), from Medieval Latin petroleum, from petra: "rock" + ''oleum'': "oil".) is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface, which is commonly refined into various types of fuels.
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Picea mariana (black spruce) is a North American species of spruce tree in the pine family.
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Pipeline transport is the transportation of goods or material through a pipe.
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Politics of Alberta are centred on a provincial government resembling that of the other Canadian provinces, namely a constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
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Populus balsamifera, commonly called balsam poplar, bam, bamtree, eastern balsam poplar, hackmatack, tacamahac poplar, tacamahaca, is a tree species in the balsam poplar species group in the poplar genus, Populus. The genus name Populus is from the Latin for poplar, and the specific epithet balsamifera from Latin for "balsam-bearing".
Populus tremula, commonly called aspen, common aspen, Eurasian aspen, European aspen, or quaking aspen, is a species of poplar native to cool temperate regions of Europe and Asia, from Iceland and the British IslesJames Kilkelly east to Kamchatka, north to inside the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia and northern Russia, and south to central Spain, Turkey, the Tian Shan, North Korea, and northern Japan.
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Populus tremuloides is a deciduous tree native to cooler areas of North America, one of several species referred to by the common name Aspen.
The Postmedia Network Canada Corporation is a Canadian media company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, consisting of the publishing properties of the former Canwest, with primary operations in newspaper publishing, news gathering and Internet operations.
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The provinces and territories of Canada combine to make up the world's second-largest country by area.
Prunus pumila, commonly called sand cherry, is a North American species of cherry in the rose family.
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Red Deer is a city in Central Alberta, Canada.
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The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo is a specialized municipality located in northeastern Alberta.
Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom.
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Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has a total area of and a land area of, the remainder being water area (covered by lakes/ponds, reservoirs and rivers).
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Saskatoon is a city in central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the South Saskatchewan River.
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Scott Upshall (born October 7, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger.
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Shell Place is a sports, recreation and mixed use complex now under construction in Fort McMurray, Alberta, which will include SMS Stadium, a multi-purpose stadium and performance venue, as well as a field house, badminton centre, softball and baseball tournament facility, non-profit and meeting spaces, and recreation trail.
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Statistics Canada (Statistique Canada), which was formed in 1971, is the Canadian federal government agency commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture.
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The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.
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Suncor Energy is a Canadian integrated energy company based in Calgary, Alberta.
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Syncrude Canada Ltd. is one of the world's largest producers of synthetic crude oil from oil sands and the largest single source producer in Canada.
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Taiga (p; from Turkic) also known as boreal forest or snow forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches.
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Rose Marie "Tantoo" Cardinal, CM (born July 20, 1950) is a Canadian film and television actress.
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Tany Yao (born 1970 or 1971) is a Canadian politician who was elected in the Alberta general election, 2015 to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo.
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The Tar Sands Healing Walk began in 2010.
The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Rural Alberta Advantage is a Canadian indie rock band that formed in 2005 in Toronto.
Tony Sampson (born August 18, 1978) is a former Canadian voice and television actor.
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Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, and the capital of the province of Ontario.
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A trading post was a place or establishment where the trading of goods took place; the term is generally used, in modern parlance, in reference to such establishments in historic Northern America, although the practice long predates that continent's colonization by Europeans.
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Vancouver officially the City of Vancouver, is a coastal seaport city on the mainland of British Columbia, Canada.
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Wabasca, also known as Wabasca-Desmarais, is a hamlet in northern Alberta, Canada, within the Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17.
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Waterways is a locality within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in northern Alberta, Canada.
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WestJet Airlines Ltd. is a Canadian carrier that provides scheduled and charter air service to 90 destinations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.
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White spruce is a common name for several species of spruce (Picea) and may refer to.
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Wood Buffalo National Park, located in northeastern Alberta and southern Northwest Territories, is the largest national park in Canada at.
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel.
World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC, consisting of the Arab members of the OPEC plus Egypt and Syria) proclaimed an oil embargo.
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The 1979 (or second) oil crisis or oil shock occurred in the United States due to decreased oil output in the wake of the Iranian Revolution.
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The 1980s Oil Glut was a serious surplus of crude oil caused by falling demand following the 1970s Energy Crisis.
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