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Petroleum in Real Life: Yoga Pants

Yoga apparel and athletic wear in general rely on fabrics that are lightweight, breathable, stretchable and sweat-wicking: a combination made possible by synthetic fibres made from oil and gas.

What will global energy demand look like in 2040?

It’s a lower carbon future with natural gas and oil continuing to provide vital energy security to billions.

Cold snap? Switch on

Cold weather shows the need for reliable energy sources.

U of A scientists explore future energy systems

Innovative program explores full range of solutions including responsible development of hydrocarbon energy.

Unlocking clean hydrogen from heavy oil reservoirs

UofC researchers Jacky Wang and Ian Gates are working on a groundbreaking approach that would turn oil reservoirs into emissions-free hydrogen gas mines.

Petroleum in Real Life: Smartphones

Mobile devices have become a ubiquitous part of our daily lives: where would they be without oil and gas?

Quiz: Oil and natural gas and Canada’s economy

How much do you know about the impacts of the oil and natural gas industry on Canada’s economy? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

Petroleum in Real Life: Food, Fertilizer and Fuel

The security of our food supply depends more on oil and natural gas than we might realize.

PODCAST: Why offshore oil and natural gas has a future in Nova Scotia

Stuart Pinks, outgoing CEO of the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board discusses opportunities for offshore oil and natural gas.