Media Advisory - Oil Workers to Gather at Legislature to Save Jobs: "Royalty Report Recommendations Will Hurt Jobs and Families"

    EDMONTON, Oct. 17 /CNW/ - Oil workers from across Alberta will gather at
the Provincial Legislature today at 11:00 am to tell Premier Stelmach not to
implement the Royalty Review panel's recommendations because they would have a
disastrous effect on Alberta.
    Derrick Jacobson, the owner of Quattro Energy Services, a small oil and
gas service company operating in central Alberta, took the initiative of
organizing this rally with his employees and other concerned Albertans.
    "I am very worried about the economic implications associated with the
recommendations put forward by the panel. I believe the proposed changes will
hurt my company, our staff, our families and our communities."

    Who:     Alberta oil workers and their families and friends

    What:    Rally to tell Premier Stelmach the "Fair Share" Report's
             recommendations will hurt our jobs and families

    When:    11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 17, 2007

    Where:   Front Steps of the Alberta Legislature
             10800 - 97 Ave., Edmonton

For further information:

For further information: on the Grassroots Oil Workers Rally: Derrick
Jacobson, (403) 828-7242,

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