A leading source of canadian energy

The oil sands are a vital energy source for Canada and the world 

The world relies on an energy mix that includes oil, natural gas, coal, hydro, nuclear and renewables. All forms of energy production must increase to meet growing global demand. Canada is uniquely positioned to provide an abundance of safe, secure energy. As long as we are using oil to power our lives and improve our quality of life, we must develop it in a way that benefits us economically and is environmentally responsible.

Royalty Review Submission

Overall, CAPP urges the royalty review panel and the government to re-establish Alberta as a place that attracts capital investment, to pursue market access, to recognize that cumulative costs work against competitiveness, and to support innovative technology for its ultimate and ongoing value to Albertans.

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2015 Crude Oil Forecast

It's estimated that the production of Canadian oil will increase 43 per cent over 16 years, growing to 5.3 million barrels per day by 2030, up from 3.7 million barrels per day in 2014. Increased transportation capacity, in all forms, is therefore needed to meet growing demand for Canadian oil.

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Environmental Performance

Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) is an alliance of oil sands producers focused on accelerating the pace of improvement in environmental performance in Canada's oil sands through collaborative action and innovation. To date, COSIA member companies have shared 814 distinct technologies and innovations that cost more than $1.2 billion to develop. COSIA takes innovation and environmental performance in the oil sands to the next level through a continued focus on collaboration and transparent exchange.

COSIA Innovations

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