Oil sands resources

Oil sands resources

Canadians have questions about oil sands, pipelines and the energy industry in general. We’ve compiled several resources to help provide information from trusted sources. These external resources include more information, videos and articles on the oil sands you can share with your friends, family and networks.

More about energy

Switch energy project

Short, informative video clips that cover a wide variety of energy-related topics - everything from how batteries work to the benefits and risks of fracking.

Canadian Science and Technology Museums Corporation

Who says that learning about energy can’t be fun? Check out the games, videos, list of exhibits and audio clips on this site.

More about Canada’s oil sands

Government of Alberta

The Oil Sands Information Portal – with its interactive map and downloadable data − is just one feature on this comprehensive website.

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers

Have the facts about the oil sands close at hand – download the app, but don’t forget to check out the detailed website.

More about pipelines

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association

“If laid end-to-end, there are enough underground natural gas and liquids pipelines in Canada to circle the Earth at the equator 20 times.” That’s just one pipeline fact found in this 13-page booklet.

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Five things to consider as part of the discussion about moving oil by tanker, including this point: “B.C. and Canada deserve the world’s best oil spill prevention and response system.”

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce

“The lack of market access has cost Canada as much as $50 million a day.” That’s the opening sentence in this infographic about exporting oil to Asia.

Natural Resources Canada

Ever wonder what causes pipeline failures? Or how oil pipeline leaks are cleaned up? What about the role of Aboriginal communities in the construction process of pipelines? Natural Resource Canada shares the answers to these questions and more.