Canada’s Oil Industry
Oil is a powerful and versatile source of Canadian energy that will be a part of the global energy mix for decades to come. Canada has about six billion barrels of remaining oil reserves located outside the oil sands, found primarily in Alberta, Saskatchewan and offshore Newfoundland and Labrador.
Oil Sands Virtual Tour
Learn how oil was created, how it’s extracted, shipped and more in our Oil Sands Virtual Reality Tour.
Uses for Oil
Oil is an important part of daily life in Canada and all over the world. This powerful source of energy moves us, heats our homes and creates jobs – and it’s a component of many everyday products.
Atlantic Canada has a thriving offshore oil and natural gas industry, with six producing projects and ongoing exploration activity in the area.