The highways of Saskatchewan show just how desperate Canadian oil producers are to get their crude to market. Tanker trucks laden with oil are journeying almost 500 miles (800 kilometers) to pipeline and rail terminals. It’s a phenomenon that Ken Boettcher, president of Three Star Trucking Ltd. in Alida, Saskatchewan, started to see three or four months ago when oil shippers around Kindersley, near the Alberta border, began requesting trucks to move their crude, in some cases, as far south as North Dakota. “Its never been a common practice before,” he said in a phone interview. “They can probably buy it cheaper and bring it down here and blend it.” Canada’s pipeline bottlenecks are pushing Canadian crude prices to the lowest in at least a decade, which has made […]