A Vision for Canada's Recovery

Canada’s Natural Gas and Oil Industry: Driving Economic Recovery and Environmental Leadership

CAPP Crude Oil Forecast

2020 CAPP Crude Oil Forecast has been deferred


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Fact Sheet
Upgrade Alberta: Eliminate a Barrier to Jobs and Prosperity, Kick Start Economic Recovery

At the stroke of a pen, the Alberta government can fix a financial barrier that threatens Alberta’s prosperity and economic recovery by preventing the growth of oil sands development and additional upgrading of our oil sands resource within the province.

May, 2021 - 4 Pages


Collaborating for Safety and Sustainability: Progress Update and Year Two Plan

In 2020 CAPP and its offshore operator members released Collaborating for Safety and Sustainability: A Continuous Improvement Plan. With Year One of this initiative now complete, the purpose of this document is to provide an overview of accomplishments and new initiatives being progressed.

April, 2021 - 4 Pages


Fact Sheet
Environmental Innovation

Canada’s upstream oil and natural gas industry has a long history of developing technologies that advance efficiencies and reduce environmental impacts, and the industry continues to build on that commitment.

February, 2021 - 2 Pages

Climate Change Environment & Innovation Water

Fact Sheet
Managing Methane Emissions for Natural Gas and Oil Development

Canada’s oil and natural gas industry recognizes that climate change is one of the great challenges facing the world. Methane emissions contribute to greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). That’s why reducing methane emissions from all sources is an important way to tackle the climate change challenge.

February, 2021 - 2 Pages

Climate Change Environment & Innovation

Fact Sheet
Collaborating for Mutual Benefit: Indigenous Peoples and Canada’s Energy Industry

Indigenous people are often portrayed as uniformly opposed to resource development but many seek to build prosperous community futures by supporting and participating in the industry.

May, 2020 - 4 Pages

Community Relations Economics Indigenous Engagement

CAPP’s Newfoundland and Labrador Energy Platform

CAPP’s Newfoundland and Labrador Energy Platform outlines key policy and regulatory actions that can be taken to regain industry momentum and support the province’s economic recovery while advancing its interests in lower-carbon energy and clean technology.

February, 2021 - 11 Pages


Fact Book
Canada’s Natural Gas Fact Book

Canada’s Natural Gas Fact Book was designed to give readers fast, easy access to natural gas facts that allow them to participate in a balanced discussion about energy, the economy and the environment.

December, 2020 - 54 Pages

Energy Demand LNG Natural Gas

Fact Book
Canada’s Oil Sands Fact Book

The Facts on Oil Sands was designed to give readers fast, easy access to oil sands facts to help them participate in the discussion. Facts are sourced from credible third parties or are developed using CAPP data that is checked against other data sources, including government reports.

December, 2020 - 54 Pages

Economics Energy Demand Oil Sands

Availability of Biofuels: Clean Fuel Standard Supply and Demand Implications

Fact sheet on the impacts of the proposed Clean Fuel Standard on the availability of biofuels in Canada. Conclusions drawn from a Report by ICF Canada: Clean Fuel Standard Supply & Demand Implications (2020).

November, 2020 - 6 Pages

Energy Demand Environment & Innovation

Fact Sheet
British Columbia’s Oil and Natural Gas Royalties

BC’s royalty regime consists of targeted programs to address specific characteristics of the resource. Programs are designed to encourage additional investments. Without the Deep Well Royalty Credit Program, BC’s resources could not be competitively developed in today’s natural gas market.

November, 2020 - 4 Pages

Economics Natural Gas

Highlights from: A Vision for Canada’s Economy

A strong recovery plan and competitive government policy measures are essential to ensuring Canadian industries can attract investment, which will be crucial to growing Canada’s economy, getting Canadians back to work and funding advanced technologies to address emissions.

September, 2020 - 5 Pages

Economics Energy Demand Environment & Innovation

A Vision for Canada’s Recovery

Natural gas and oil are essential to Canada’s economic recovery. The energy industry can stimulate large-scale recovery while leveraging environmental leadership — goals aligned with the federal government’s objectives, particularly addressing climate change and promoting Indigenous prosperity.

September, 2020 - 24 Pages

Economics Energy Demand Environment & Innovation

The Federal Clean Fuel Standard: Risks to Economic Recovery and Barriers to Environmental Innovation

The proposed Federal Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) is currently being advanced through pubic consultation processes. This document outlines some of the risks the CFS may pose to economic recovery and to environmental innovation across sectors as well as includes recommendations of the proposed CFS.

August, 2020 - 8 Pages

Policy & Regulations

Fact Sheet
British Columbia’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry

British Columbia has produced both natural gas and crude oil since 1952. Innovations have led the industry to focus on the development of unconventional natural gas regions in Northeast B.C. Development of these significant resources provides British Columbians with a variety of economic benefits.

September, 2020 - 4 Pages

Economics Indigenous Engagement Natural Gas

Oil and Natural Gas Priorities for a Prosperous Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is an important part of Canada's oil and natural gas industry, generating significant benefits for the provinces people and its economy. There is a great potential for growth in the industry, which will ensure these benefits continue.

September, 2020 - 6 Pages

Economics Policy & Regulations

Third Party Publications
Worley Parsons – An International Comparison of Environmental Regulation in Leading Oil and Gas Producing Regions

Worley Parsons Canada was commissioned to conduct a study comparing Canada's environmental assessment process with four countries: Australia, the United Kingdom, Norway and the United States.

August, 2014 - 23 Pages

Climate Change Environment & Innovation

Third Party Publications
Clean Fuel Standard Supply and Demand Implications

This report provides an analysis of the potential supply and demand implications for low carbon fuels in Canada resulting from the proposed CFS, to support discussion related to the development of these Federal regulations.

July, 2020 - 49 Pages

Climate Change Environment & Innovation

Best Management Practices
Transportation of Employees by Helicopter to or from a Workplace in the Offshore Petroleum Industry – East Coast Canada

This code of practice, is a result of a joint effort among offshore east coast Canada Petroleum Industry Operations and Workplace Representatives, the Canada Petroleum Industry Operators and Workplace Representatives, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB)

August, 2020 - 20 Pages

Health & Safety Offshore

Best Management Practices
Mitigation of internal corrosion in carbon steel gas pipeline systems

This document addresses design, maintenance and operating considerations for the mitigation of internal corrosion in gas pipeline systems constructed with carbon steel materials.

April, 2018 - 24 Pages

Natural Gas Pipelines

Best Management Practices
Oilfield Waste Profile Sheets Guide

The Oilfield Waste Profile Sheets contained in this guide have been prepared to assist upstream petroleum industry operators with the classification and handling of common industry wastes. The waste profile sheet information is provided as general industry guidance.

May, 2020 - 66 Pages

Environment & Innovation Health & Safety Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Environmental Innovation – Water

Using water responsibly and protecting water sources is a priority for the oil and natural gas industry. Water use is regulated in Canada by provincial regulators to protect the integrity of the water system. Industry recycles water and continues to look for ways to reduce fresh water use.

May, 2020 - 2 Pages

Environment & Innovation Water