Energy fuels our lives and the oil and natural gas industry is finding the energy that Canadians need through innovation and new technologies. Canadian Economic Contribution A strong energy sector is key to ensure Canada’s prosperity for the future The World Needs Energy Canadians deserve secure energy sources, a strong economy and the ability to develop and market our natural resources responsibly in order to meet increasing global demand. Canada's Energy Resources Canada is the fifth-largest producer of natural gas and the sixth-largest producer of crude oil in the world with extensive oil and natural gas reserves across the country. Industry Across Canada 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. Oil Sands The oil sands are a powerful source of Canadian energy. Moving us. Heating us. Creating jobs. Helping pay for public services. Natural Gas Canada is estimated to have almost 1,225 trillion cubic feet of natural gas potential, mainly due to technological advances in the recovery of natural gas. Economic Competitiveness Together, CAPP's members and associate members are an important part of a $109-billion-a-year national industry that provides essential energy products and provides countless economic benefits to Canadians across the country. Infrastructure and Transportation Canada's oil and natural gas producers continue to build new markets for their expanding production. Product is transported three ways: pipeline, marine transport and rail. Energy Supply FAQ Where does Canada rank as a global energy producer? Find the answers to this and more frequently asked questions. Canada's Industry FAQ Why are the oil sands so important the industry? What's happening across Canada? Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions.