Products? Check. Jobs? Check. Economic
benefits? Check! If you live in Canada,
oil and gas is a big part of your life,
whether you notice it or not.
When you think of the oil and gas
industry, you might just think of
Alberta, but oil and gas is truly
How the oil patch works, one topic at a
time, once a month, in just one single
page, in plain language. How could
learning about the patch be
Closing gates…reducing noise and dust… driving safely and courteously… and just saying “hello” – it’s all part of Community Partners, our industry-wide, “in-the-field” courtesy program.
More than 175,000 wells have been
hydraulically fractured in Alberta and
BC since the 1950s, with no evidence
of drinking water contamination. For
more facts and figures on hydraulic
fracturing in Canada, go to Fracopedia.
Acting on our commitment to listen to
and address public concerns about the
oil and gas service sector, we are
holding public consultation sessions on
hydraulic fracturing. Join the