Quick Facts
Petroleum 101: Types of oil and differentials

Heavy, light, synthetic – each type of crude oil serves a particular market, and each fetches a different price.

Resource development supports Indigenous self-determination: study

Research shows strong link between Indigenous prosperity and the resource industry, including oil and natural gas development.

What can butterflies tell us about the oil sands?

Ecologist Federico Riva studies butterfly populations to help oil sand producers monitor and protect biodiversity in the boreal forest.

Reports recommend recovery actions for NL’s offshore industry

Oil and Gas Recovery Task Force and Premier’s Economic Recovery Team both support the offshore industry.

Offshore emissions reduction research gets major funding

Natural Resources Canada to provide $24.4 million for 16 research, development and demonstration projects.

Did You Know?

Energy poverty is a worldwide challenge, including here in Canada.

Canadian Geographic Education launches updated website

Energy IQ helps teachers, students and all Canadians learn about Canada’s energy in all forms.