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.

2017 Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation

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.

2017 Forecast

Quebec Economic Benefits

Canada’s oil sands generate significant economic benefits, using Canadian resources helps all Canadians.

Quebec Economic Benefits Page

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Energy IQ

Developed by Canadian Geographic Education, Energy IQ is a curriculum-linked energy education program that teaches Canadians about our country’s energy resources, demand and production.

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