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A timeline of Canadian oil and natural gas milestones

Take a walk through Canada's rich history of oil and natural gas discovery and innovation.

Starting just before Confederation, Canada has had a rich history of oil and natural gas discovery and innovation. In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, we’ve assembled this timeline documenting key moments in our energy past. Given our resourcefulness and entrepreneurial spirit, we can only wonder what new accomplishments the next 150 bring.
Energy Timeline