Oil Sands 101

Ever wonder how Alberta's oil reserves make it from the ground into your gas tank? Oil Sands 101 provides a detailed, step-by-step account of the oil sands process, from initial permit applications through to reclamation of the site.

Go to  Oil Sands 101.

Each page contains information, charts, photographs and links to provide the facts you need to understand this important Albertan industry.

For an overview of the regulatory processes that are involved in developing the oil sands, please see Oil Sands Regulatory Processes Overview.