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Alberta Oil Sands: More 2 The Story

More 2 The Story Alberta Oil Sands

Alberta Oil Sands: There's More 2 the Story Surely you have heard of some of the misinformation being spread by various groups and individuals about Canada’s oil sands. Well, there is much more to the story of oil that needs to be told! Below is a short movie created by Cenovus Energy, an oil company headquartered in … [Read more...]

Canada, the United States and GHG Emission Regulations

Canadian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations Infographic

Canada – Only US Oil Supplier with GHG Emission Regulations Of the top 5 oil suppliers to the Unites States, Canada is the only country to have greenhouse gas emissions regulations in place*. *Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) More GHG Facts Canada is home to only 0.5 percent of our world’s population … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands Facts and Infographics

Alberta Oil and Gas

Alberta Oil Sands Facts and Infographics Searching for some hard facts on the Alberta oil sands? You’ve come to the right place! Alberta’s oil sands hold the third largest proven oil reserves in the world. Needless to say, the estimated 1.84 trillion barrels of oil in the oil sands is an invaluable natural resource not only … [Read more...]

Alberta Oil Sands – Canada’s Economic Benefit

Canadas economic benefit - Alberta oil sands

Oil Sands – Canada’s Economic Benefit 28 percent of oil sands related employment is outside Alberta 450,000 annual work positions will be required by the oil sands over the next 25 years across Canada Alberta contributes to job creation in… Refining Banking and finance Government and … [Read more...]

Alberta and Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Alberta-and-GHG-emissions

Alberta and GHG Reductions Alberta was the first jurisdiction in North America to legislate industrial greenhouse gas emission reductions Air quality around oil sands operations are better than all North American cities reviewed by the Alberta Clean Air Strategic Alliance The province of Alberta has … [Read more...]

The Truth About the Canadian Oil Sands

Oil Sands Truths Infographic

The Truth About Canada’s Oil Sands The Canadian oil sands are attacked on a constant basis for a myriad of fabricated reasons. One of the biggest complaints is that the oil sands greenhouse gas emissions per barrel are higher than conventional crude. The truth is that the oil sands are not the most ghg intensive oil produced … [Read more...]

Alberta is Growing

Alberta Population Growth

Growing Population for Alberta Alberta’s oil sands are booming and will continue to do so as long as the world needs oil. High oil prices have driven Canadians from all provinces, especially from the east, to come and work here in Alberta for great pay and benefits. Oil and gas companies in the province are doing everything … [Read more...]

5 Outrageous Claims About the Northern Gateway Pipeline

Lies Truth Oil Pipelines

5 More Outrageous Claims about Northern Gateway Pipeline   If you find this interesting and want to share the truth with your friends and network then please tweet about it, share it on facebook or +1 it! Help spread the truth! Sometimes it almost seems like opponents of Canada's energy industry literally make up stuff … [Read more...]

Greenpeace Co-Founder Praises the Alberta Oil Sands

Oil and Gas Greenpeace Founder

Greenpeace's Co-Founder Praises the Oil Sands Did you know that all land disturbed by oil sands mining must legally be reclaimed back to a naturally vegetative state under stringent regulations from the provincial government of Alberta? Find out why the co-founder of Greenpeace supports the oil sands environmental stewardship … [Read more...]

The Worst Oil Spills in History

Oil Gas Alberta

TOP 5 WORST OIL SPILLS and KEYSTONE XL With all the media attention recently of the Keystone XL pipeline protests, I thought it fitting to talk about the environment. Speaking of the protests, there were 1,200 or so arrests at the White House last month, and the upcoming November 6th "Circle the White House" protest is hoping … [Read more...]