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.

Canada's Boreal Caribou

The oil and natural gas industry are collaborating to increase the pace of recovery of the national population of boreal caribou.

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2016 Crude Oil Forecast

"Forecasted growth in Canadian oil production shows new major oil pipelines are urgently needed to deliver safe, secure and reliable energy to domestic and world markets..."

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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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