Canada's oil and natural gas industry is active in 12 of 13 provinces and territories. Using goods and services from many regions, Canada's exploration and production of oil and natural gas is truly a national industry. Alberta Alberta is Canada's largest oil and natural gas producer and is home to vast deposits of oil sands. British Columbia British Columbia is Canada's second largest natural gas producer. Manitoba With the development of the Sinclair field, Manitoba has increased its crude oil production four-fold since 1999, and doubled it since 2008. New Brunswick New Brunswick has a long history of crude oil and natural gas production. Newfoundland and Labrador Newfoundland and Labrador has three producing offshore oil projects, one development project and ongoing exploration activity. Northern Canada Our industry is focusing on building relationships and respecting the environment in Canada's northern territories. Nova Scotia Nova Scotia has two producing natural gas projects and several companies are actively exploring offshore. Ontario Ontario's manufacturing sector is an important supplier for Canada's oil sands industry. Prince Edward Island Exploration activity on Prince Edward Island have identified the existence of potential reservoirs, including a discovery made offshore near East Point. Quebec New and significant deposits of natural gas from shale rock were found along Québec's St. Lawrence Lowlands in 2008. Saskatchewan Saskatchewan is Canada's second largest producer of oil. There are continued advancements being made in the development of new, more efficient technologies and reduced impact on the environment.