Canada’s Upstream Oil & Natural Gas Industry
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is the voice of Canada's upstream oil and natural gas industry. We enable the responsible growth of our industry and advocate for economic competitiveness and safe, environmentally and socially responsible performance.
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World Energy Needs
The world’s need for energy – from all sources – is expanding. As more people in developing and emerging economies rise out of poverty and improve their standards of living, global demand grows for energy and everyday products made from oil and natural gas.
What are the Oil Sands?
Oil sands are a mixture of sand, water and bitumen (oil that is too heavy or thick to flow on its own). Learn what are the oil sands, why they're important and how they work.
Welcome to CAPP's media section. CAPP provides commentary on a variety of issues through our News Releases, Issues and Perspectives and Our Submissions sections. Information on contacting our media department is available on this page as well.
Canadian Energy in VR!
CAPP is using new, innovative tools to help inform and educate Canadians about the country’s oil and gas sector – and virtual reality is among those new tools. Ride along in a gigantic oil sands haul truck, stand on the floor of an active drilling rig, or see the highly coordinated sequence of events during hydraulic fracturing operations.
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Report endorsed by federal and provincial ministers is loaded with information supporting a vision of Canada as a global energy leader.
Nov 09, 2019
The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) provides a unified voice for the upstream petroleum industry. We represent companies, large and small, that explore for, develop and produce oil and natural gas throughout Canada.