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Research and Publications

CAPP publications are for members and anyone interested in Canada’s oil and natural gas industry. CAPP reviews and archives publications, if you have any questions related to publications please email [email protected].

Canadian Oil and Gas Industry Overview

Canada is the fourth-largest global producer of crude oil and the fifth-largest producer of natural gas. It ranks as one of the least corrupt in the world, with low levels of corruption correlated to high levels of environmental performance.


Canadian Oil and Gas Export Infrastructure

Canada is both a significant consumer and supplier of energy. Substantial energy infrastructure has been developed over decades to gather, process, and ship energy to domestic and export markets.


The Economic Impact of Canadian Oil and Gas

The Canadian upstream oil and gas industry has been challenging since the 2014/15 downturn; however, the situation has improved post-COVID with the commodity price recovery and improved pipeline takeaway, which have resulted in record-high revenue levels in 2022 and 2023.


Canadian Oil and Gas Production

Canada is a significant supplier of oil and gas. Canada is the fourth-largest producer of oil in the world and the fifth-largest producer of natural gas.


International Review of Environmental Regulatory Processes

On behalf of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), Worley Canada Services Ltd., operating as Advisian, has undertaken a comparison of the regulatory frameworks in Canada and five international jurisdictions with comparable national environmental commitments and standards—the United States (US), Australia, the United Kingdom (UK), Germany and Sweden.


Emissions Performance Data, 2023

Production and emissions data based on conventional oil and natural gas production (all production in Canada excluding oil sands).


Emissions Performance Data Fact Sheet

Emissions down, production up – Analysis by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) of the most recent Canadian production and emissions data shows Canada has the ability to grow production – and our role as a secure energy provider – while continuing to lower greenhouse gas emissions.