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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
Introduction to Oil Sands

Canada has the third largest oil reserves in the world with 97% of these reserves located in the oil sands. As global energy demand increases, 27% of this demand will be met by oil in 2040, the largest single source of energy. Canada can help meet this need with its abundant natural resources.

April, 2020 - 2 Pages

Energy Demand Oil Sands

Third Party Publications
Proposed Actions to Address the Competitiveness of Canada’s Upstream Oil and Natural Gas Sector, JWG Report

A Joint Working Group (JWG) was convened in late 2017 as a forum for industry, federal and provincial governments to examine issues affecting the competitiveness of the upstream oil and natural gas industry in Canada.

August, 2018 - 88 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Sands

2019 Crude Oil Forecast, Markets and Transportation

CAPP’s Crude Oil Forecast provides the association’s latest long-term outlook for total Canadian crude oil production and western Canadian crude oil supply. A primary purpose of this report is to inform discussion and support a fundamental understanding of oil industry issues.

June, 2019 - 26 Pages

Economics Oil Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Guiding Principles and Operating Practices: Oil Sands Development

CAPP members operate under a set of guiding principles and operating practices that enable them to provide a secure source of energy, improve environmental performance and provide economic benefits to society.

January, 2020 - 1 Page

Health & Safety Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Addressing Spill Response with Scientific Research

CAPP and CEPA support science-based studies aimed at improving transportation standards in Canada. Canada’s oil and natural gas industry is committed to safety and world-leading response mechanisms in all areas of operations.

March, 2018 - 2 Pages

Health & Safety Oil Sands

2018 Economic Report Series: A Global Vision of Canadian Oil and Natural Gas

This report series examines rising government costs, the burden of inefficient regulations, and the lack of infrastructure to move Canadian energy to growing markets, which undermines investor confidence in Canada and negatively affects the country’s ability to attract capital investment.

February, 2018 - 12 Pages

Economics Natural Gas Oil Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Canada’s Boreal Caribou

Boreal caribou populations are falling across Canada. Declining caribou herds are a complex issue and all stakeholders, as well as the provincial and federal governments, have a role to play in working towards collective and broad-based solutions.

February, 2018 - 2 Pages

Environment & Innovation Oil Sands

Fact Book
Canada’s Oil and Natural Gas Industry: Energy Tomorrow

Canada is poised to be a global energy supplier of choice. That’s why Canada can – and should – play a larger role in the world’s energy of tomorrow. Canada can balance the world’s growing energy needs with our planet’s environmental imperatives.

November, 2017 - 12 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Quick Facts The Benefits of Producing Moving and Using Canadian Oil

As the sixth-largest producer of oil, Canada’s oil sand industry provides economic benefits across Canada and Quebec.

May, 2017 - 2 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Quebec Benefits from Canada’s Oil Sands Industry

Canada’s oil and natural gas industry is a driving force in the Canadian economy. The oil sands industry provides employment opportunities, boosts government revenues and supports local businesses and communities in Quebec.

May, 2017 - 2 Pages

Economics Natural Gas Oil Sands

Fact Book
Oil and Natural Gas Priorities for a Prosperous British Columbia

British Columbia has what it takes to be a global energy leader: an abundance of natural gas, a highly skilled workforce, a stringent regulatory system, and a commitment to environmental performance.

July, 2017 - 12 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Sands

A competitive policy and regulatory framework for Alberta’s upstream oil and natural gas industry

The report outlines how new competitiveness measures could be created to attract investment and create jobs in Alberta’s oil and natural gas sector, while protecting the high standards already in place for health, safety and environmental regulation.

July, 2017 - 49 Pages

Economics Natural Gas Oil Sands

International Review – Environmental Assessment Process: A Summary Based on the Review by Worley Parsons Canada

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.

March, 2017 - 3 Pages

Environment & Innovation Natural Gas Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Tight Oil: An Emerging Resource Fact Sheet

Tight oil is crude oil found deep below the earth’s surface, primarily within low permeability sandstone and limestone reservoirs. The oil contained within these reservoir rocks will not typically flow to the wellbore without help from technologically advanced drilling and completion processes.

September, 2016 - 2 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Guiding Principles for Oil Sands Development

Canada’s oil sands industry provides a secure source of energy, is committed to improving environmental performance and provides economic benefits to society while developing this globally significant resource.

January, 2017 - 1 Page

Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Canada’s Oil Sands: Partners in America’s Energy Future

Energy is a major part of the relationship between Canada and the United States; as Canada is the single largest foreign supplier of energy to the United States. Even with increased domestic oil supply, the U.S. will need oil imports to meet its energy demands.

October, 2015 - 2 Pages

Economics Oil Sands

The Economic Impact of Environmental Innovation In Canada’s Oil Sands – Economic Concepts Case Study

Innovation and environmental management activities in the oil sands are significant, as they are directly related to the scale of production activities. This study analyzed the economic impact of environmental innovation in Canada’s oil sands, both globally and through case studies.

November, 2019 - 45 pages

Economics Environment & Innovation Oil Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Environmental Innovation in the Oil Sands: Economic Concepts and Case Studies fact sheet

An overview of key findings from the AppEco study.

November, 2019 - 2 Pages

Economics Environment & Innovation Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Regional perspectives on oil and natural gas: British Columbia

In conjunction with its federal energy platform, the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) presents this supplement, which contains views on regional issues of concern to the oil and natural gas industry, specifically British Columbia.

November, 2019 - 2 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Oil Sands

Fact Sheet
Regional perspective on oil and natural gas: Quebec

Oil and natural gas opportunities and benefits are present across Canada, including Quebec.

November, 2019 - 2 Pages

Natural Gas Oil Oil Sands