Basically we rely on three sources of crude oil for consumption in Canada:
(oil sands, offshore oil and shale oil) and
Nova Scotia in a net importer of oil, although it does have a small amount of domestic production. Click
for production statistics.
Conventional and offshore oil is produced from wells. Oil sands are either surface mined or gathered from underground reservoirs.
to see a simple diagram of a traditional oil well.
Oil Consumption Canada-Wide
, production consumed
GJ and emitted
160,666 GHG tonnes.
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