Canada has the world’s third largest oil reserves and is the globe’s sixth largest producer. The Athabasca oil sands deposit in northeastern Alberta is the largest source of oil in Canada, producing 1.5 million barrels per day in 2012, or two percent of world production.
Production by Province
Imports and Exports
Measured in Barrels per day (bbl/d)
1 barrel of oil = about 159 litres of gasoline.
* Equivalent to more than 145.6 million litres of gasoline.