Americans prefer to pump Canadian, says poll

CALGARY — Most Americans would rather fill up with gasoline derived from Canadian oil than crude from Saudi Arabia, Mexico or Venezuela, says a poll commissioned by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

The results released Thursday also show that 37 per cent of U.S. residents polled have never heard or read about the controversial proposed Keystone XL pipeline, down from 46 per cent in a similar survey in 2011.

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