Alberta Tar Sands

Today is November 11, 2015

Last week the United States finally confirmed that it would not allow Canada’s pipeline company to build an oil pipeline from Canada through to the southern U.S.A. to transport Alberta Tar Sands oil , and even I felt that this might limit Canadian exports of oil, its largest commodity. Well yesterday’s email from EIA reminded me that Canada with the world’s fourth largest oil reserves will continue to be a major supplier of Tar Sands oil to the U.S.A. despite the loss to the pipeline business.

Canada is one of the world’s five largest energy producers and is the principal source of U.S. energy imports.

Canada is a net exporter of most energy commodities and a significant producer of crude oil and other liquids from oil sands,..
April 18, 2014