Third-Party Reports

Third-party reports provide a deeper look at issues and topics in Canada's oil and natural gas industry.

An International Review of Environmental Assessment Processes


WorleyParsons Canada conducted an international review of Environmental Assessment processes to investigate and summarize international government regulatory practices and identify best practices and opportunities to improve Canada’s Federal Environmental Assessment process. Read the report here.

An International Comparison of Leading Oil and Gas Producing Regions 

WorleyParsons conducted a study to compare Alberta, Canada with other locations around the world in terms of their environmental policies, laws and regulatory systems.

An International Comparison of Leading Oil and Gas Producing Region 
Data Tables - An International Comparison of Leading Oil and Gas Producing Region

Canadian Oil Sands Supply Costs and Development Projects (2016-2036)

CERI Report

Each year the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) publishes its long-term outlook for Canadian oil sands production and supply in conjunction with an examination of oil sands supply costs. This is the ninth annual edition of CERI’s oil sands supply cost and development projects update report. Similar to past editions of the report, several scenarios for oil sands developments are explored. Read the full report.

North American Natural Gas Pathways

The Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI), in collaboration with ICF International, whatIf? Technologies Inc., and Scenarios to Strategy Inc. developed four plausible views of the future depicting the influence of high/low natural gas usage for power generation, and high/low liquefied natural gas export scenarios for both the U.S. and Canada on the North American natural gas market. Read the full report.

Our Petroleum Challenge: Canadian Resources. Global Markets.

Our Petroleum Challenge

The Canadian Centre for Energy has created this book to illustrate the numerous connections between Canadian markets and the world's, between the industry's initial searches for hydrocarbon resources and its final sales to consumers and between our resource's past and their sustainable future. Read the book.