TITLE

Oil sands: Full of energy?

PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
OECD Observer;May2011, Issue 284, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the utilization of oil sands in Alberta, Canada as a global source for petroleum. It is noted that in 2010, Alberta was exporting 1.4 barrels of crude to the U.S. per day and generates 3 billion Canadian dollars in royalties from oil sands projects. It also highlights the environmental concerns regarding the oil sands production in the area including carbon dioxide emissions. The International Energy Agency (IEA) projects the importance of unconventional oil in 2035.
ACCESSION #
66693593

 

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