OTTAWA TO SELL PETRO-CANADA TO CUT DEFICIT

The Canadian government will sell Petro-Canada Inc. as part of a deficit reduction program. In a federal budget unveiled Feb. 20, Finance Minister Michael Wilson said Ottawa also will cancel federal financial support for the $4.1 billion OSLO oil sands development project in northern Alberta and an exploration incentives program. Ottawa has been considering sale of Petro-Canada for some time as part of a program to privatize government owned companies. The integrated oil company has an

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