Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Oil Sands Producers and the Environment: 15 Infographics

Did you know that Canada is home to the world's third largest recoverable oil reserves? Most of Canada's oil is found in the oil sands in the western province of Alberta. Did you also know that the companies operating in oil sands are required to adhere to some of the strictes...

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

How Much of the Oilsands Has Been Reclaimed?

According to the latest data from the Alberta government (2016), the active footprint of various stages of oilsands reclamation and disturbance was: Total active footprint – 95,301.5 hectares Ready for reclamation – 376.5 hectares Soils placed (terrestrial & wetlands &...

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

Oil Sands Reclamation: 20+ Photos of Reclaimed Oil Sands

What does oil sands reclamation look like? That's a good question, and an important one to show and answer considering that Canada’s oil sands has been the number one target of many special interest and environmental groups looking to de-market Canadian oil by preventing it f...

Canada is a Top 10 Global Energy Producer!

Canada is a Top 10 Global Energy Producer!

Did you know that Canada is a global top 10 energy producer? It’s not just for oil and natural gas, either. We are a top 10 global producer of many other forms of energy too! Canada is lucky to have vast petroleum reserves, while also being blessed with a rich and diverse arra...

“Environmental Activists” Funded by Non-Canadian Sources Should Concern Us All

“Environmental Activists” Funded by Non-Canadian Sources Should Concern Us All

There’s a smear campaign being run against the Canadian energy sector by environmental activist groups who receive a large part of their funding from non-Canadian sources. These groups do not oppose other energy exporters the way they have Canada where every single pipeline ha...

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

How Much Greenhouse Gas Emissions Do Pipelines Emit in Canada?

A lot of people wonder just how much greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are created by mid-stream components such as pipelines. In Canada, the Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) sheds some light on this topic. According to the latest data from 2014, you might be amazed at...

Canada is a Leader in Renewable Energy Production

Canada is a Leader in Renewable Energy Production

Canada is a world leader when it comes to renewable energy investment and production. It’s not something that you hear about often in Canada, but it’s an important message to get out to the national and international communities. Check out these 12 quick facts about Canada and...

Canadian Natural Resources are Good for Canada & the Global Environment

Canadian Natural Resources are Good for Canada & the Global Environment

As the second largest country in the world, Canada is fortunate to have an incredible diversity and wealth of natural resources which play an important part in its high standard of living and national economy. For example, Canada’s mining, forestry and energy industries are r...

Alberta Oil Being Moved by Railcar Hits Record High

Alberta Oil Being Moved by Railcar Hits Record High

With lengthy delays and so much uncertainty when it comes to getting pipelines built in Canada, it seems Canadian producers have found another way to get their oil to market. According to Statistics Canada, there was a total of 16,193 railway carloads transporting petroleum an...

25 Quick Facts on Canada's Oil & Natural Gas Industry

25 Quick Facts on Canada's Oil & Natural Gas Industry

Are you wondering about the facts when it comes to Canada’s oil and natural gas industry? There's been a lot of misinformation put out there about Canada's energy sector in the past several years... it's important that both sides of the discussion are heard and that the benefi...