With 168 billion barrels of oil reserves, the oil sands have become synonymous with Canadian hydrocarbons potential. However, getting oil sands bitumen to market is no easy task. In order for the oil sands region to reach its potential, significant challenges must be overcome.
The Oil & Gas Year Canada 2013 is a comprehensive guide to the oil sands and other critical issues in a complex market. Separate chapters on exploration and production in eastern and western Canada give a complete picture of this vast nation. Interviewees include Canada Federal Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver as well as the CEOs of large Canadian producers Crescent Point Energy and Peyto Exploration and Development.
Canada is determined to get maximum benefit out of its massive reserves and recently excluded foreign state-owned enterprises from Alberta’s oil sands. The Oil & Gas Year Canada 2013 is the best guide to some of the most important oil reserves in the world.