FACT SHEET: About Canada’s Oil Sands (CAPP)

Canada’s oil sands are important to the U.S. economy and energy security. Global demand for energy continues to rise. Canada has the third largest oil reserves in the world and 97% of these reserves are in the oil sands. Canada’s oil sands help supply America’s energy needs while also creating American jobs and strengthening our [...]

Myth vs. Fact: US using Canadian Crude Oil will Slow Down Greener Energy Economy

Myth

Increasing America’s use of Canadian crude oil will only slow down progress toward a greener energy economy.

Fact

We need all forms of energy. Even with increased development of renewable resources like wind and solar, the U.S. will continue to require [1]oil imports to meet its energy needs, which are predicted to be 21 percent greater in 2035 than in 2009.

Myth vs. Fact: Profits from the Keystone Project

Myth

Only ‘Big Oil’ stands to profit from a successful Keystone project.

Fact

The Keystone XL will create jobs, boost the economy and secure U.S. energy supply.