Oil and gas supply chain: Thriving Indigenous businesses

Did you know oil sands producers spent $2.36 billion partnering with Indigenous companies and entrepreneurs?

For Indigenous businesses, entrepreneurs and workers, engaging with Canada’s oil and natural gas industry is a great fit. Many Indigenous communities are located near oil and gas operations, and Indigenous-run supply, service and natural resource companies are seeking opportunities for beneficial partnerships that lead to economic growth and sustainable jobs.

As this infographic shows, Indigenous-run businesses are taking on an increasing share of oil sands spending, reaching $2.36 billion as of 2019. This supports a wide variety of businesses ranging from construction and transportation to camps, drilling and environmental services.

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