Resources

Canadian Oil Sands Dialogue provides an objective and independent platform for stakeholders to engage in a discussion of the benefits, costs and impacts associated with oil sands development.

Through fact-based discussion with peers and access to an objective research agenda, participants in the Canadian Oil Sands Dialogue gain a shared understanding of the tradeoffs, limitations, impacts and policy choices associated with development of the oil sands.
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Canadian oil sands production and emissions history
February 2024

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The North American advantage: Secure oil and gas production
December 2023

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Greenhouse gas intensity of western Canadian condensate (Appendixes available upon request)
May 2023

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Resumption of Canadian oil sands helped lower emission intensity in 2021
November 2022

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Assessing the adequacy of western Canadian crude oil export capacity
September 2022

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Carbon capture and storage and the Alberta oil sands
July 2022

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Combined OSD Reports
June 2022

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The trajectory of oil sands greenhouse gas emissions: 2009-35 (Appendixes available upon request)
April 2022

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Carbon capture and storage and the Alberta oil sands
December 2021

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Canadian Crude Logistics
August 2021

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What is different about differentials? Understanding the price of oil in western Canada
December 2020

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The greenhouse gas intensity of Canadian oil sands production
July 2020

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All aboard: A view of Alberta curtailment
May 2019

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Four years of change: Oil sands cost and competitiveness in 2018
April 2019

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Looking north: A US perspective of Canadian heavy oil
December 2018

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Greenhouse gas intensity of oil sands production (Appendixes available upon request)
September 2018

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The continued convergence of media and technology
September 2018

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Looking south - A Canadian perspective on the US Gulf Coast heavy oil market
April 2018

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Scenarios of Future Growth
January 2018

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A new look: Extracting economic value from the Canadian oil sands
November 2017

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Pipelines, prices, and promises: The story of western Canadian market access
April 2017

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Where will transportation drive global oil (and oil sands) demand
December 2016

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The state of Canadian and US climate policy
August 2016

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The two pillars: The increasingly integrated US-Canadian oil trade
June 2016

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Oil sands cost and competitiveness
December 2015

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Why the oil sands? How a remote, complex resource became a pillar of global supply growth
July 2015

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Crude by rail: The new logistics of tight oil and oil sands growth
December 2014

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Comparing greenhouse gas intensity of the oil sands and the average US crude oil (Appendix available upon request)
May 2014

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Oil sands economic benefits: Today and in the future
January 2014

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Critical questions for the Canadian oil sands
October 2013

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US State Department on Keystone XL draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement
April 2013

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Assessing marine transport for oil sands on Canada’s west coast
June 2013

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IHS CERA - Keystone SEIS
April 2013

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Extracting economic value from the Canadian oil sands: Upgrading and refining in Alberta (or not)?
March 13

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Future markets for Canadian oil sands
January 2013

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Oil sands, greenhouse gases, and US oil supply: Getting the numbers right 2012 Update
November 2012

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Major sources of US oil supply: The challenge of comparisons
October 2011

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The role of Canadian oil sands in the US market
June 2011

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Oil sands, greenhouse gases, and European oil supply: Getting the numbers right
April 2011

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Canadian oil sands face US greenhouse gas policy uncertainty
April 2011

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Assessing Environmental Regulation in the Canadian Oil Sands
December 2011

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Oil sands technology: Past, present, and future
January 2011

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Oil sands, greenhouse gases, and US oil supply: Getting the numbers right
September 2010

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The role of Canadian oil sands in US oil supply
April 2010

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Multi-client study: Growth in the Canadian oil sands: Finding the new balance
May 2009

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