New Study Finds Influx of Canadian Oil Sands Hasn’t Increased GHG Emissions Intensity

IHS CERA Finds: -          The United States has increased imports of Canadian oil sands by 75% from 2005 to 2012. -          Despite the influx of Canadian oil sands, “The GHG emissions rate for the average crude oil consumed in the United States was unchanged between 2005 and 2012.” -          “45% of US oil supply falls […]

New Health Study Debunks Latest Opponents’ Claim on Keystone XL

With their climate case against Keystone XL in complete shambles, some opponents have attempted to shift the focus of the debate to concerns about public health.  At a press conference last month, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, even went as far as to declare a health […]

New IHS CERA Report Shows Oil Sands “A Key Pillar” for Energy Security

A new report released this week by IHS CERA, which draws on more than four years of research, has found that oil sands are “now the largest foreign source of US oil supply, providing more oil than Saudi Arabia or Mexico.” As Kevin Birn, IHS CERA associate director put it: “Over the past decade the […]

IHS CERA: Keystone XL will have “no material impact” on greenhouse gas emissions

IHS CERA Finds: Keystone XL will have “no material impact” on greenhouse gas emissions. Venezuela will be “the number one beneficiary of a negative decision” on Keystone XL. Rail is a viable option for transporting Canadian oil sands: “Even if new pipelines lag oil sands growth, rail will fill the gap, as it is doing […]

STUDY: Diluted Bitumen-Derived Crude Oil: Relative Pipeline Impacts (Battelle)

This report evaluated the claim made that dilbit is more corrosive than other crudes. This evaluation was benchmarked against conventional and/or sour crude, and was based on the existing literature on crude and dilbit properties and characteristics, data on pipeline integrity and results of engineering assays of pipe that has been transporting dilbit, with such […]

FACT SHEET: The Facts on Oil Sands (CAPP)

CAPP is the voice of Canada’s upstream oil and natural gas industry – representing companies that produce more than 90% of Canada’s oil and gas. Our research indicates that Canadians want a balanced discussion about energy, the economy and the environment. This pocket book is designed to give you fast, easy access to oil sands […]