Two Male Alberta Oil Workers Walking Past Heat Exchangers at a Refinery; One Points at Something Interesting.

Canada’s Upstream Oil & Natural Gas Industry

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is the trusted voice of the Canadian upstream oil and natural gas industry, working to ensure Canada is the preferred source of safe, secure, reliable, affordable and responsibly produced energy to meet the growing needs of Canada and the world.

INDIGENOUS ENGAGEMENT AND ESG REPORT

Growing the oil and natural gas sector in a mutually beneficial manner

INDUSTRY'S CLIMATE COMMITMENT

See how Canada’s upstream natural gas and oil industry is meeting the challenge of climate change.

Crude Oil Extraction at the Edson Drilling Site.

Oil Extraction

Oil is produced (extracted) using different methods depending on geology and location. After recovering the oil, it is sent to refineries to create refined products we use every day, such as gasoline.

A close up of a Jogger's Feet Running up a Road at Sunrise.

Uses for Oil

Canadians consume a lot of products made from oil. In fact, Canadians used 110 billion litres of refined oil products in 2018. Oil is an important part of daily life in Canada and the world for transportation, heating our homes, and plastics used in clothing, electronics, and more.

A Red Pipeline being Constructed in Saskatchewan.

Oil and Natural Gas Pipelines

Pipelines are a critical part of Canada’s oil and natural gas infrastructure. Pipelines are the safest and most efficient way to move large volumes of oil and natural gas from development areas to refineries, petrochemical plants and even to our homes and businesses for use.

CAPP MEDIA

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.

Spotlight

Indigenous Partnerships and Prosperity

Responsible development contributes to greater Indigenous partnerships and prosperity, supporting the growth of sustainable Indigenous communities.

LATEST FROM CONTEXT

Indigenous collaboration enhances reclamation of oil and natural gas sites

Aboriginal Liaison Program, BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society work together on legacy sites land restoration program in B.C.

September 7, 2022

CAPP MEMBERSHIP

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) is a trusted voice for the upstream petroleum industry. We represent companies, large and small, that explore for, develop and produce oil and natural gas throughout Canada.