Alberta is an energy-rich province.
It’s Canada’s largest oil and natural gas producer and ranks second in installed wind capacity in the country.
In total, the province produces seven types of energy, which travel through an intricate web of pipelines and transmission lines running across the country, as well as into the United States.
This factbook offers a snapshot of the energy sector in Alberta. It covers topics such as where natural resources are found for energy production, the process through which energy is turned into electricity, the role of energy exports and imports, how the energy industry impacts the environment, the significant contributions of Alberta’s energy industry to Canada’s economy, and much more.