FACT SHEET: Oil Sands (Energy Resources Conservation Board)

The oil sands have played an important role in Alberta’s economy for more than four decades, but the last 10 years have seen a dramatic increase in interest from both industry and the public. This EnerFAQs provides an overview of Alberta’s oil sands, discusses both mining and in situ production methods, and explains how the […]

FACT SHEET: Alberta’s Oil Sands (AB Govt)

Two energy truths face the world in the 21st century: worldwide energy demand is expected to grow by 50 per cent by 2030, and fossil fuels continue to be the dominant form of energy—accounting for 86 per cent of global consumption. Alberta, Canada is positioned to play a major role. The western province ranks second […]