NEW VIDEO: A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President

*View the video HERE This morning, as the U.S. State Department commences its hearing in Nebraska on the Keystone XL pipeline, Oil Sands Fact Check released a new video, titled, “A Boon to the U.S. Economy: A Message to the President,” featuring Nebraska labor union members and manufacturers calling on President Obama to approve Keystone […]

STUDY: Economic Impacts of Staged Development of Oil Sands Projects in Alberta (CERI)

The worldwide economic recession that hit in 2008 affected the Canadian oil sands significantly. But close to three years later the industry is once again expanding, with a number of major projects under development and still more proposed for the future. Pipelines, or other transportation means such as increased rail haulage, will soon be required […]

Myth vs. Fact: Pipeline Safety

MYTH: Oil sands pipelines are different than regular oil pipelines and are unsafe. FACT: Pipelines carrying oil from the Canadian oil sands are no different than other pipelines designed to carry petroleum. Those pipelines designed to transport heavy oils operate under higher pressure levels than is necessary for lighter crude oils, but as is true […]

NEWS: Massive Canadian oil sands deposit may offer new hope for U.S. fuel security (Fox News)

Fox News by John Roberts Outside of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, America has no energy security plan. The next best thing may lie 500 miles north of the U.S.-Canada border in a remote area of Alberta. Here, in an area roughly the size of Florida, lies the largest single deposit of petroleum anywhere in the […]